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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Keep a Watchful Eye on Your Child's Teeth Grinding Habit
...While it isn’t harmful for most children, a few can encounter tooth wear, pain or trouble sleeping that calls for some form of intervention...

Life Is Sometimes a Grind for Brooke Shields
...Bruxism may also result in excessive tooth wear, and may damage dental work like crowns and bridges; in severe cases, loosened or fractured teeth have been reported...

Don't Stress Over Your Child's Teeth Grinding Habit Unless it Persists
...The action often produces higher than normal chewing forces, which over time can accelerate tooth wear, cause fractures, or contribute to loose teeth, all of which could increase the risk of dental disease...

4 Common Causes for Gum Recession
...Too much force applied while brushing can eventually result in gum damage that leads to recession and tooth wear...

What Tara Lipinski Does to Protect One of Her Most Valuable Assets - Her Smile
...Often a result of chronic stress, teeth grinding can accelerate tooth wear and damage the gum ligaments attached to teeth...