Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sensitive teeth?

As we continue to review dental terminology we are looking at sensitive teeth.  This problem literally means the roots of your teeth are more prone to sensitivity. Drinking hot or cold beverages can cause painful or uncomfortable sensations in a … Continue reading

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Planning for Halloween?

As you plan for Halloween, we suggest looking for a treat to give the children such as a small and inexpensive goodie like pencils or novelty erasers instead of candy.  The toy items can be just as fun as candy … Continue reading

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Whiter, Brighter Smiles

Teeth bleaching does not refer to what we usually associate with the term ‘bleach’.  Rather it is a common whitening technique to help our patients with healthy teeth achieve a whiter, more youthful smile.  If you have an upcoming event … Continue reading

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And that means?

Bruxism – the professional term for teeth grinding. Typically, people grind their teeth during the night and do not even know realize they are grinding their teeth.  How do you know if you grind your teeth?   Common symptoms are jaw … Continue reading

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Dental terminology can be confusing!

We understand some of the words and terms we use in our office might be confusing to you and your family. This month we are focusing on a few of those terms and definitions so you will have a better … Continue reading

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