Archive for April, 2015

Bruxism

Bruxism is the clenching or grinding of the teeth that often occurs while a person is sleeping. The symptoms of bruxism are a sore tired jaw, difficulty in opening and closing your mouth, sensitive teeth, earaches, or pain in your jaw joint. When you brux, the force on your teeth is many times greater than […]

Using Fluoride

The greatest breakthrough in preventive dentistry during the last fifty years has been the use of fluoride. About two-thirds of American cities add additional fluoride to their water supply for the prevention of tooth decay. In fact, fluoridation of public water systems can reduce cavities in baby teeth by 60 per cent and those in […]

Dental Tips For Teens

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. That’s why it’s important to take care of your teeth. Remember cavities aren’t just for kids! Here are some helpful tips that teens should keep in mind. Always brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste for at least two minutes. Floss […]