Bruxism is the condition where you grind, clench, and gnash your teeth during the day or at night. Many people don’t even realize they are doing it, and it becomes an unconscious habit. Unfortunately, it can lead to some negative physical effects. A third of us do it during the daytime, which means it’s pretty common, so here is what you should know about grinding your teeth!
If you have missed an appointment with your dentist due to the recent issues with social distancing, be sure to get back on track as soon as you can. During normal times, seeing your dentist on a regular basis is the best way to keep your oral health in check. In the meantime, here are 7 important reasons to see your dentist.
Many people believe that once a cavity is treated with a filling, it will last forever. Sadly, few things last forever, and that includes tooth fillings.
People lose teeth from varied reasons like decay, gum disease, cancer treatment and lack of proper care. Tooth loss can also occur playing sports without the proper equipment and from many other types of accidents.
No matter how you lost your tooth, the answer to the question of “should I replace my missing tooth?” is a resounding YES, and as soon as possible. In fact, doing nothing about your missing tooth is the only option you should avoid. Now that you know the answer, we will explain why it is so crucial to do something about that missing tooth.