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Bruxism, the clenching or grinding of the teeth, can cause jaw pain, ear aches, headaches, tinnitus, and damage to the teeth. While most cases are mild and do not cause these symptoms, bruxism can be an impediment to both good dental health and general quality of life.
Bruxism can occur either during the day or while sleeping. People who clench their teeth during sleep may not know there is a problem until someone else…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2013 at 1:30am — 3 Comments
Smoking and Alcohol are bad for your health as well as your teeth and oral health. They cause permanent damage to your teeth and gums. Smokers especially need to be more careful about their dental care. To read more http://blog.dmsmiles.com/effects-of-smoking-and-alcohol-on-oral-health/
Posted on February 7, 2013 at 6:47am — 1 Comment
Our patients often ask, "Which is better for straightening my teeth - braces or Invisalign?" As with many answers to "either/or" questions in cosmetic dentistry, the answer isn't usually straightforward, since it depends on individual situations. However, once you understand the differences between braces and Invisalign, you and your dentist can decide which one is best.
You know the basics regarding braces: brackets, wires, occasional spacers and/or…
Posted on October 17, 2012 at 2:30am