Most Common Dental Problems and How to Treat Them

November 29, 2022

Educating yourself about common dental problems can help you prevent them and keep your smile for a lifetime. Here is a look at the most common dental problems and treatment options for each one. 

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7 Habits You Didn't Know Are Ruining Your Teeth

October 4, 2022

Here's an alarming statistic: while adult teeth are built to last a lifetime, roughly 178 million Americans are missing a tooth. What's even more alarming? Over 40 million Americans have lost all of their...

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Scalloped Tongue: Causes and Treatment

January 27, 2022

Scalloped tongue gets its name from wavy or rippled edges that appear along the sides of a person's tongue. A scalloped tongue usually isn't a reason to worry, but its potential causes can lead to further...

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5 Reasons You May Need Bone Grafting

February 8, 2021

If you are considering dental implants, you must have healthy gums and adequate bone to support the implant. If your bone is too thin or soft, you may require a bone graft. A bone graft is a technique...

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10 Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

June 12, 2019

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental problem characterized by a sudden, sharp pain that is aggravated by certain substances or temperatures, but is temporary. Here are some causes of tooth sensitivity and...

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Bruxism (Teeth Grinding): Symptoms and Complications

February 20, 2019

What is bruxism?

Bruxism is a condition in which you grind your teeth and clench your jaw, either while awake or asleep. It is most commonly associated with stress, anxiety, and anger, but can also be...

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The Effects of Stress on Dental Health

February 19, 2019

Stress from work or your personal life can affect not just your health but your dental health as well. Increased levels of stress hormone, lowers your immunity, making you more susceptible to periodontal...

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7 Ways to Treat Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

January 29, 2019

Bruxism is the involuntary action of grinding and clenching your teeth either while awake or while asleep. If left untreated, bruxism can lead to dental attrition, wear away the enamel, and cause jaw...

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What is Dental Attrition?

January 7, 2019

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in March, 2015 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.

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