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7 Common Reasons You Could Be at Risk for Teeth Grinding

Did you know that around 30-40 million people in the United States experience bruxism? Bruxism, or teeth grinding, can be quite painful and cause serious damage to your teeth. If you suffer from this oral health condition, you may notice your teeth beginning to flatten, swelling and muscle pain around the jaw, and even clicking … Continued

5 Things You Should Know About Laughing Gas

If you’re in need of a dental procedure, you may have heard your dentist mention “laughing gas.” Don’t worry, the anesthetic is as worry-free as the name would imply! Before going in for your procedure, here are a few things you should know about this commonly used anesthetic. 1. “Laughing Gas” is the common name … Continued

Worried about Childhood Cavities? Chewing Gum Could Be the Solution!

While cavities are, unfortunately, a common oral health issue found in children, they can be quite painful. And if your child is particularly susceptible to cavities—despite regular dental visits and thorough dental hygiene routines—you may be willing to try just about anything to keep their teeth healthy. However, you probably never guessed that chewing certain … Continued

How to Take Care of Your Teeth When You’re Expecting

If you’re pregnant, your body is undergoing a lot of changes lately, and your mouth is no exception! It is now more important than ever to take the necessary steps to protect your oral health. To keep your teeth and gums in good condition throughout your pregnancy, follow these easy steps. 1. Take extra care … Continued