Youth Sports

Is your young athlete ready for the fall sports season to begin? Along with the proper sporting equipment, make sure their teeth are protected, too, especially if your child has braces. Mouth guards can be custom-fitted in our office, or you can buy one at a sporting goods store. Wearing a mouth guard significantly reduces the risk of chipping, breaking... read more »

Why Should I Wear a Mouth Guard?

Have you ever wondered how you would feel if you lost one or two of your front teeth? Smiling and face-to-face conversations would be uncomfortable.  Eating would also become an issue; until your teeth are missing you might not miss them. Protecting your teeth is imperative to maintain good oral health. Wearing a mouth guard while participating in any sport... read more »

And That Means?

Bruxism Bruxism is the professional term for teeth grinding. Typically, people grind their teeth during the night and do not even realize they are grinding their teeth. How do you know if you grind your teeth?  Common symptoms are jaw pain and headaches. If you are stressed, or suffer from anxiety, you are more likely to grind your teeth. If... read more »