This patient’s main complaint was that her front teeth kept chipping. If you are regularly chipping teeth, you have to wonder why. Teeth are normally quite strong. Perhaps you are grinding at night time, or maybe you are chewing on things you really shouldn’t be (ice chewers, you know who you are). In this case… Read More
5 Signs You Need To See A Dentist
1) You don’t have a dentist you see regularly This one seems dumb but when you start to understand that the key to optimal dental health is prevention and maintenance, this starts to make sense. It is not wise to wait until there is pain, discomfort or a lack of function to see a dentist…. Read More
5 Tips for a Healthy TMJ
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) must be taken care of, we use it every day. It is the joint that allows our lower jaw to move. Ideally, this is painless and moves with ease! This is not the case for some people. If you have problems with your TMJ, it is best to consult with your… Read More
Is An Electric Brush Worth It?
Yes, yes, a thousand times yes. I’m only half serious. Okay if you are only comfortable with a manual brush and you hate the electric brush because it is bulky and too hard to hold and there is no way in heck you would brush regularly with an electric brush, just use the manual one. … Read More
If It Doesn’t Hurt, Does It Need A Filling?
If it doesn’t hurt, does it need a filling? In short, yes. If your dentist tells you that you need a filling, then apparently you do. Whether you are in pain or not has no bearing. As humans we use pain as our wake up call, realizing that there is something wrong if it hurts. … Read More