Stressful Situations: Tooth Grinding and Jaw Clenching

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We all experience stress during our lives. It may come from your career as well as personal and family sources. Stress manifests in different ways for different people. One common way that it appears is problematic for your oral health. When you become anxious, for any reason, clenching of the jaw and grinding of the… Read more »

What to Know About Fillings

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Fillings are the materials used for repairing cavities. These materials are packed inside the hole made in a tooth created by decay. This damaged section of the tooth needs to be removed, cleaned and filled so that it can be restored to its normal function and shape. A filling will also close the portal where… Read more »

GERD and Your Teeth

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Do you know gastrointestinal disease (GERD)? Also known as acid reflux, this medical condition means that stomach acids may at times travel up your esophagus and into your mouth. When this occurs, your stomach and esophagus are not the only parts of your body that can be injured; your teeth and gums may suffer from… Read more »

A New Year, a New Smile

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2017 is here and you may be ready to put your best foot forward to make positive changes for a happier new year. While you are making health resolutions, don’t forget your smile. Not only is a healthy smile good for your self-confidence, but it’s good for your overall well-being too. The ADA (American Dental Association)… Read more »