If you are experiencing persistent headaches, it may not just be the stress from work. You may be grinding or gnashing your teeth while you sleep! This condition, known as bruxism, can be seriously damaging to your smile. It can wear down the individual dental structures, and also can reshape your alignment due to the… Read more »
Category: Night Guards
You Can Be Your Jaw’s Worst Enemy
Many people clench or grind their jaw unconsciously. It is a very common habit, and for most people, it doesn’t cause any noticeable harm to their smile. For others, it can cause major problems in numerous areas of your oral health. Bruxism, the medical term for this unconscious behavior, can also occur when you are… Read more »
Anxiety And Jaw Tension
Everyone knows the feeling of a clenched jaw due to an uncomfortable situation. Whether it is a roller coaster or life’s day-to-day grind, that biological mechanism can cause serious damage to the structures of the mouth. Today, your Newport Beach, CA dentist talks to you about how your mental health can affect your physical health…. Read more »
Trouble Sleeping? It Might Be Sleep Apnea
Most of us are known to snore from time to time, but for some, it can become a serious medical issue. Sleep apnea occurs when an individual stops breathing for a moment while they are asleep. More common in men, this can not only affect your night’s rest, but leave you more susceptible to other… Read more »
Night Guards Can Save You Money
When we discuss night mouthguards for patients, the first subject of discussion has to be the health benefits. The grinding of the teeth, also known as bruxism, can cause devastating effects on the mouth. Today, your Newport Beach, CA dentist writes on how catching a problem early can be the key to saving you money.
Grinding Can Become An Issue
Most people have some form of nervous physical activity that they have trouble controlling. Some people bounce a knee, but others grind their teeth. Unfortunately, this activity can lead to serious issues with the teeth and the jaw. Bruxism, the medical term for persistent teeth grinding, can alter the shape of the teeth or even… Read more »
Do You Need A Night Guard?
Many people chew or clench their jaw when they sleep to some extent. But at what point does it become a medical issue? Bruxism, the persistent grinding of teeth, can cause serious medical concerns if left untreated. Beyond cosmetic issues, this can cause jaw alignment problems that can even require surgery to correct. Today, your… Read more »
Teeth Grinding Can Damage Jaw Joints
Teeth grinding is a common ailment for many. It frequently occurs while they are sleeping, which makes it difficult to identify. Many people do not know they are even doing it until they start to notice damage to their teeth. While there can be several factors that cause grinding — also known as bruxism —… Read more »
A Night Guard Can Help Your Smile
Do you ever wake up with sore teeth and aren’t sure why? Have you noticed small chips and cracks in your teeth but do not know how they got there? If so, you may suffer from Bruxism — also known as persistent teeth grinding. This is a particularly frustrating issue, but luckily we can provide… Read more »
How Can A Nightguard Benefit You?
It goes without saying that your smile is one of your greatest assets. After all, it is often the first thing a person notices about another, and a vibrant grin can communicate a heightened level of confidence and happiness overall. Still, however, many dental concerns exist that can complicate achieving this outcome, and sometimes our… Read more »