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Address Your Teeth Grinding Habit Early to Avoid Potential Tooth Loss

October 15,2020

Teeth grinding and other biting habits are more than a nuisance — they can generate twenty to thirty times the forces of normal biting. Over the long term, this can cause significant damage to teeth and supporting gums and bone. This particular kind of damage is known as occlusal trauma (meaning injury from the bite). […]


Keep a Watchful Eye on Your Child’s Teeth Grinding Habit

August 26,2020

It can be alarming to be awakened in the middle of the night by a screeching, gritting sound coming from your child’s bedroom. No, it’s not a scene from a horror movie: it’s your child grinding their teeth as they sleep — a behavior so prevalent in children under eleven it’s considered normal. That doesn’t […]


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