When you use too much pressure and brush too vigorously, you can actually do quite a bit of damage, harming your enamel and weakening your gums. Continue reading to learn the best practices when brushing your teeth.
Our dentist and staff are taking increased precautions to keep patients safe at this time. We have increased cleanings between patient visits and all patients are required to wear masks when not seated in the dental chair. Our staff continues to wear the personal protective equipment needed to keep the office a safe environment and help prevent the spread of infection.
You could be doing real damage to your teeth while you sleep if you’re one of the estimated 8% of adults or 6% to 50% of children with sleep bruxism.
Whether you notice the smell yourself or have a friend or relative kind enough to gently point it out to you, dealing with bad breath can become quite stressful.
There are plenty of bad habits that harm your teeth, gums, and general oral health. Use the following advice to break the unhealthy habits and get back on the path to a healthy smile.
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