Dental Health

The Pain and Damage of Clenching and Grinding

What is Teeth Clenching and Grinding? Teeth clenching and grinding, known medically as bruxism, is a condition where you grind, gnash, or clench your teeth unconsciously. It can occur during the day (awake bruxism) or at night (sleep bruxism) and can lead to a range of dental and health issues if not addressed. Signs and Symptoms Causes and Risk Factors…

Read more

Understanding Periodontal Disease

What is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. It starts with bacterial growth in your mouth and can lead to tooth loss if not properly treated. Stages of Periodontal Disease Symptoms to Watch For Causes and Risk Factors The primary cause of periodontal…

Read more