Posts Tagged ‘Bruxism’
Can Stress Affect Your Smile?
Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress can arise from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, nervous, or anxious. Too much stress is known to play a role in our overall health but did you know that stress can also cause…Read More
Dentistry And Botox
BOTOX or Botulinum toxin (BoNT-A), has been used for quite some time as a cosmetic tool in physicians and dentists offices. It can be utilized to make us look and feel younger. Did you know that botox has many other medical uses? It turns out that botox can be used to aid in therapy for many dental, facial pain disorders. It…Read More
Do Kids Grind Their Teeth?
Teeth grinding or bruxism can be a common occurrence at one time or another for many adults. In fact, it is actually more common in children. It is believed that about 30% of all children grind or clench their teeth. Luckily, most kids usually move past grinding or clenching by the time they are a…Read More
Why Do Our Teeth Shift?
As we age many changes occur in our bodies including our teeth. Our teeth shift and move over time due to many forces that we control and ones we do not. These forces include tongue movements, lips pushing against our teeth, and how our teeth come together. Below we will review some of these forces…Read More
How Stress Affects Your Dental Health
Stress is the body’s internal and external reaction to a change that requires a physical, mental or emotional response. Stress can come from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, nervous, or anxious. Too much stress is known to be bad for us but did you know that stress can also cause issues…Read More
Do You Have Bad Dental Habits?
Many of us are very diligent about our dental care. This includes regular dental visits, maintaining good dental hygiene, and watching our diet. However, many of us over time develop habits that can create dental issues that effect your dental health. Below you will find a list of the main culrpits when it comes to…Read More
Can Botox Relieve Pain?
Living with chronic facial pain can be very difficult for the sufferers and their loved ones. Often, diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain can be elusive. Since the pain can radiate outward in an area, it can be difficult to pin down the source of the pain. The source of the pain may be related…Read More
Bruxism And The BruxZir Porcelain Crown
Bruxism (also called teeth grinding) – is the habitual, involuntary grinding or clenching of your teeth, usually during sleep, but can also occur during the day. The cause of bruxism is unknown but it is often associated with anger, tension, fear, frustration, and stress. Many people go through periods in their lives where they grind…Read More
Periodontal Disease Linked To Other Diseases?
Periodontal disease, comes in two forms gingivitis (reversible) and periodontitis (treatable but non reversible), is an infection of the gums caused by bacteria found in plaque. Recent studies have shown between 50-75% of people have some form of periodontal disease. More statistics show that approximately 30% of Americans are at an increased risk of developing periodontal…Read More