Bruxism is a condition in which you grind or clench your teeth, usually unconsciously or while asleep. Bruxism is most common in children and young adults, but it can affect people at any age. Mild bruxism may not require treatment, but when teeth grinding and clenching occurs regularly, it can damage your teeth, lead to jaw disorders, headaches or other problems. Continue reading “What Is Bruxism And How To Cope With It”
What Is Fluoride?
Fluoride is an element found in nature, usually in the air, plants, soil, water, and in many foods as a result of processing. It has been commonly used in many dental practices to supposedly strengthen the outer layer of your teeth, thus preventing cavities. For this reason, it has been added to our drinking water and many kinds of toothpaste. If you’ve ever visited a dentist, you have most likely been offered fluoride in the form of foam in dental trays. Continue reading “The Truth About Fluoride”