Posts Categorized: Dental Health Issues

Why Grinding Your Teeth Should Concern You

Your teeth are pretty formidable. Usually, they can adequately withstand the forces of biting and chewing your food several times every day, as well as the scrubbing of your toothbrush and floss. However, strong though they are, your teeth aren’t indestructible, and when forced against each other with nothing between them, your teeth can wear… Read more »

Tracing the Cause of Your Toothache

Even if you never experience tooth decay or gum disease, there’s a good chance that you have, or will, experience tooth sensitivity at some point in your life. Sensitive, aching teeth are one of the most common dental health symptoms, and they can be caused by any number of different issues. To successfully treat your discomfort… Read more »

Is It True That My Oral Health Affects My Overall Health?

Given how dominant your smile is, you might realize that certain oral health issues can affect your image and appearance, which in turn can affect your confidence and quality of life. What fewer people realize, however, is that the state of your dental health can affect much more than how confidently you smile. For instance,… Read more »

It’s Time to Talk About Your Bad Breath

It’s embarrassing enough that many people don’t want to talk about it, but bad breath isn’t as easily avoidable as conversation. The one person you should be talking about your bad breath with is your dentist, especially if you’ve tried to eliminate it and it won’t go away. When it’s more than just morning breath, the… Read more »

A Discussion About Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease affects the majority of adults in America, yet little public awareness is raised concerning this destructive chronic condition. Aside from being the number one cause of adult tooth loss, gum disease has also been linked to an increased risk of other serious health issues, including heart disease, stroke, respiratory problems, and many… Read more »