Bruxism is an oral condition caused by grinding or gnashing your teeth. It can cause oral health issues and other medical conditions as well. Read on for causes of bruxism and the oral and medical conditions that may be caused by this condition, as well as what can be done about it. Bruxism: What Is It And What Causes It Bruxism can be caused by stress or anxiety in your daily life, or from chewing on non-food items.
- Missing a tooth, especially one near the front, can cause you to feel self conscious around others. Thankfully, it's not something that you have to live with forever. You can fix a missing tooth using one of several different methods. By knowing what those methods are, you can pick one that will work best for you. Bridge A dental bridge requires having two healthy teeth that surround your missing tooth. A crown is placed on those healthy teeth, and are used to form a bridge that hold a fake tooth in place.
- You might be surprised to know that 120 million people living in the United States have at least one tooth missing. If you are doing everything you can to prevent tooth loss, or you are among the many Americans that have missing teeth, you might have some questions regarding how tooth loss happens and how it can be treated. Here are the answers to three frequently asked questions when it comes to tooth loss.
- A common myth on teeth discoloration is that it only affects those who don't take good care of their teeth. However, the reality is that poor oral hygiene is just one among many causes of teeth discoloration. Here are some of the reasons good oral hygiene may not shield you from teeth discoloration: You Are Aging Your teeth will inevitably darken as you age, and there are three main reasons for this.
- Keeping your gums healthy is an absolute must if you want to keep your overall oral health in good condition. However, doing so can be difficult, especially if you have physical problems that limit your mobility or cause pain. If you struggle to floss normally, here are three ways you can improve the health of your gums without subjecting yourself to more pain. Handle Flossers Flossers with handles are nearly as good as traditional floss for getting your teeth clean and your gums healthy.