Bruxism, which is more commonly known as teeth grinding, typically occurs when patients are asleep, but it can also occur during the day. It's often caused by stress and fatigue. Patients wake up with a sore jaw and tension in their neck and shoulders. Fortunately, wearing a NIGHTGUARD can help make these symptoms less severe.
Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums caused by an accumulation of dental plaque and tartar. It's commonly caused by inadequate dental hygiene. Gingivitis isn't serious, but if left untreated it can lead to periodontitis. That's why important to treat the condition before it progresses.
Has your child lost a baby tooth prematurely? Have they had a decayed tooth pulled? Your dentist may recommend a space maintainer. Baby teeth play an important role in ensuring that a child's permanent teeth and jaw bones develop properly. If the space isn't maintained, the adjoining teeth can shift, resulting in the need for a more complex orthodontic treatment in the future.
Periodontics is a specialized field of dentistry that deals with the treatment of the structures that support the teeth, which are called the periodontium. Regular dental check-ups can help you prevent GUM problems or have them treated early.
Many sports put you at risk of breaking a tooth or injuring your jaw. A custom mouthguard can help you reduce these risks. Since mouthguards are CUSTOM MADE by your dentist, they fit properly and are comfortable to wear.
Dental rehabilitation is a holistic approach that aims to restore a patient's chewing function while giving them a beautiful smile. It can be used to address all sorts of conditions including:
- Worn teeth
- Misaligned teeth
- Tooth loss
- Tooth and face pain
- Chewing and/or jaw joint problems
- Speech problems
- Bone resorption
Teeth sometimes have deep grooves that give bacteria a place to accumulate, even if you brush your teeth well. This is most frequent in premolars and molars. To reduce the risk of cavities, your dentist may suggest applying a sealant. This technique is particularly suitable for children.
Do you suffer from chronic bad breath? Your dentist can help! Oral health problems could be causing the problem. A check-up appointment will give your dentist the chance to detect cavities or periodontal disease.
Has your child just broken a tooth? Do you have an abscess? Are you experiencing sharp tooth pain? Our team is here to help!