Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

Have you ever been so mad, anxious, or nervous that you catch yourself grinding your teeth? Or maybe instead of grinding you catch yourself gritting your teeth firmly together with great force? Changes are you have, we’ve all done it. The problem is that by doing this often, individuals can actually wear down their teeth.…

Thumb-sucking: What To Do

For infants, thumb-sucking is part of a natural “sucking reflex.” However, after a child’s permanent teeth begin to appear, thumb-sucking can cause serious dental issues. Teeth may begin to grow in differently, changing the dental structure of the child’s mouth. Usually, a gap forms between the teeth on the top jaw and bottom jaw, creating…