Tag: oral care

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Do I Need a Crown?

When You Should Consider Getting A Crown You know it’s time to do something about that tooth of yours. Maybe it’s damaged and on the verge of breaking, or maybe it’s already cracked. Either way, you want to get it fixed so nothing worse happens to it, and to keep your natural tooth intact. Crowns...

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Am I Grinding My Teeth at Night?

While most of us put our best foot forward when it comes to cultivating healthy habits, what about ones that develop while we sleep? Often these habits can develop and become firmly entrenched before we even start to develop noticeable symptoms during waking life. Bruxism, more commonly known as teeth grinding is one such issue....

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Is There a Connection Between Teeth Grinding and Headaches?

One cause of headaches is teeth grinding or clenching. If you experience headaches or migraines, consult with your dentist and physician. How Can Grinding and Clenching Cause Headaches? A person’s skull and jaw are connected by a hinge known as a temporomandibular joint.  This joint, the TMJ, is responsible for your ability to yawn, chew,...

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Can Flossing Help Prevent Tooth Decay?

Most people do not floss regularly. However, dentists advise that patients perform this oral health task daily. It is a way to remove plaque or trapped food from between teeth. Recent scientific studies have analyzed whether or not flossing can help to prevent tooth decay. Articles have been circulating in the Associated Press that reports...

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Tips To Keep Teeth and Gums Healthy

You can smile with confidence when your teeth and gums are healthy. Some dental tips can help you achieve and maintain oral health. Improve Your Diet. There are some products you should avoid for healthy gums and teeth. Some of the most common examples include sugary products, sticky foods, and acidic foods and beverages. For healthy...