Occasional grinding of the teeth at night, called bruxism, is fairly common. Often, this nighttime biting is relatively harmless, but if nighttime teeth grinding is a regular occurrence then it can cause serious damage to your teeth and jaw.
If you are like most people, you are reminded each morning of the millions of bacteria growing in our mouths. After all, that’s one of the reasons we brush our teeth every morning. But where do those germs go? Yes, some of them go down the drain, but far too many of them remain on our toothbrushes.
The phrase “oil pulling” has been gaining popularity in recent years, as evident by millions of search results for it online. Claims of its effectiveness can range all the way from teeth cleaning to ridding the body of disease. But is this just the latest social media trend or does oil pulling have real merit?
Did you know that our in-house dental plan discounts cosmetic surgery and Invisalign? If you’ve been thinking about improving your smile, our in-house dental plan offers deep discounts. We even have a discounted family plan available.