4 Commonly Asked Questions about Teeth Grinding
21 September 2016
Teeth grinding is a common night-time problem that presents a unique challenge: because it occurs during sleeping, many sufferers don't know they have it. In fact, many people only discover that they have the problem once they have a partner who will notice it. Teeth grinding can cause dental problems if left unchecked, primarily because of wearing down the enamel during grinding. Below are common questions about causes and treatments for teeth grinding.
What You Might Wonder About Getting Veneers Over Your Teeth
12 September 2016
Cosmetic dentistry procedures are different than orthodontic procedures; an orthodontist is concerned with the overall shape of the jaw and mouth, whereas a cosmetic dentist is concerned just with the appearance of teeth and your smile. However, a cosmetic dentist can sometimes actually protect the health of your teeth and mouth, including adding veneers over your teeth. Note some important factors about veneers so you can know if they're the right choice for you.
Arthritis and Dentures: Five Tips for Navigating This Challenge
22 August 2016
Arthritis can affect multiple aspects of your life, including how you take care of your dentures. Unfortunately, for someone with arthritic hands, the dexterity needed to take care of dentures may be missing. However, to safeguard your dental health, you need to find some solutions and workarounds. Here are some ideas to help:
1. Find or make a large grip toothbrush.
So that you can brush your dentures, you need a toothbrush, but frustratingly, the little handles of most toothbrushes can be hard to grip if you have arthritis.
Problems You May Not Be Discussing With Your Dentist, But You Should
19 July 2016
It's not unusual for dental patients to simply show up for their routine appointment and have their teeth cleaned and x-rayed, without actually talking to their dentist about their overall oral health or other concerns. They may assume that the dentist will notice certain problems in their mouth, if there are any, and will be the one to bring them up, or they may not realize what their dentist can do for them when it comes to their health and their teeth overall.