Invisalign allows patients to enjoy the results of their treatment, and see their teeth get straighter as time passes. No need to wonder what your teeth really look like during the treatment process.
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?