Bruxism: Dental And Non-Dental Treatments For Tooth Grinding
11 June 2015
Bruxism, or grinding your teeth, can range from a minor annoyance to a serious dental problem. Some people may grow out of grinding their teeth or do it so lightly that the wear on their teeth is minimal. But in cases of more severe bruxism, the problem must be treated to prevent the protective enamel from wearing completely away from the deeper parts of the tooth.
Treatment for bruxism also varies quite a bit depending on the severity of the wear; further complicating things is the fact that different people respond to different treatments.
Reasons You Should Get A CEREC Crown
24 May 2015
If you've been told you need a crown on your tooth, you may want to find a dentist who has the capability to make CEREC crowns. CEREC stands for chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics. During this process, your dentist constructs your new crown in his office in one visit rather than sending impressions out to a lab. Here are some reasons you may want to get a CEREC crown.
Aftercare Tips For Coming Home With New Dental Implants
29 April 2015
If you are getting ready to schedule your appointment to finally get the dental implants that you have been wanting, you will need to make sure that you are doing what you can to prepare for what you will deal with when you get home. With the following aftercare tips, the first few days that you are home with your new dental implants should be a lot easier for you.
How Osteoporosis Could Affect Your Teeth
13 April 2015
Getting a bone density test can often reveal the beginning stages of osteoporosis, which is a condition that causes the bones in your body to weaken. If you are diagnosed with this, you may not realize that it could affect your teeth. If you do not take the right steps for treating the condition, you could wind up needing cosmetic dental procedures in the future.
How does osteoporosis affect your teeth?