Teeth Grinding

The Dark Side of Grinding

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, can be your worst nightmare. It can cause some scary short- and long-term effects, including headaches, jaw pain, problems chewing, a misshapen face and loose teeth. According to research, when you grind your teeth while sleeping, it puts 10 times more pressure on them than while you’re eating. And that has Read more

Don’t Drink & Grind

If you drink several times a week or even just a glass of wine or two before bed, you might want to rethink that habit. While imbibing on a regular basis can expand your waistline and that glass of red wine can stain your teeth, doing either can cause far greater harm to your overall Read more

Teeth Grinding: The Long and Short of It

Are you ignoring tell-tale signs that you are grinding your teeth at night? If you experience the symptoms of bruxism on an all-too-regular basis, then you need to seek your dentist’s help. When people ignore the initial signs of teeth grinding, it is almost certain that they will lead to bigger, more damaging effects. The Read more

Are Sleep Apnea & Teeth Grinding Connected?

If you’re waking up with tired, sore jaw muscles or sensitive teeth, you might be grinding your teeth all through the night. And there may be more to it — according to The National Sleep Foundation, one of the biggest risk factors for teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a condition called obstructive sleep Read more

How Important Is Your Smile?

Your smile is one of your biggest assets. Smiling can change your mood and the mood of those around you. But did you know that smiling – or not smiling – also can affect your mental, physical and emotional health? Here are some reasons why you should smile more often: Smiling boosts your self-confidence. Smiling Read more

Don’t Let End-of-School-Year Stress Get the Best of You

Another few weeks and school’s out for the summer. Uh oh. Are you ready for it? The last few weeks of school can definitely be stressful, for both kids and parents. Kids have stressors like testing, wrapping up the year with good grades and graduation, while parents have 182 school events to attend, multiplied by Read more

Protect Your Healthy Teeth From Acidic Foods

You probably know that sugary foods like soda and candy are not good for your teeth. But did you know that some fruits don’t do your oral health any favors either? In general, fruits are great choices for both dental and overall health. They’re sweet and high in vitamin C. The problem is acid, however. Read more

The Celebrity Life Can Be a Grind

Celebrities are wealthy and beautiful but sometimes, they face the same challenges as normal people. Stress and teeth grinding are two examples, and they are linked. Many celebrities struggle with grinding and clenching their teeth. Grinding, usually done at night, can wear away tooth enamel, causing teeth to crack or break. It can damage the Read more

Teeth Grinding: Why You Don’t Know You’re Grinding

by: Anne Haynes Teeth Grinding Grinding Teeth? You Might Not Know While the cause of teeth grinding are not 100% known, many believe abnormal bite, sleep disorders and stress play a key part. The majority of teeth grinders grind at night time making this an issue relatively unnoticed by individuals. Symptoms of teeth grinding are; Read more