Archive for July, 2010

Bruxism

What is Bruxism? Bruxism is the result of clenching the jaw down tightly and grinding the teeth. When you clench down on your teeth pressure is put on the muscles, tissues and other structures surrounding the jaw.  People who clench their teeth mainly do it while sleeping. Symptoms Sore jaw Headaches Insomnia Depression Eating disorders […]

Preparing Children For Their First Dental Visit

Bringing your child to the dentist can have the potential to be a stressful situation. Many parents fear of how their child may react. Fortunately, there are many ways you can prepare your child for their first dentist trip. Here are a few tips to ensure a positive first experience: Make brushing at home interesting. […]