You might recognize the term, bruxism, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you would recognize it if you have it. In fact, because bruxism is often a nighttime problem, many patients don’t realize that they grind their teeth at all. Unfortunately, the longer it takes to notice bruxism, the more damage it can cause to… Read more »
Month: July 2018
4 Reasons To Have Your Teeth Cleaned
When was the last time you made an appointment to have your teeth cleaned? Often, we find that people are willing to put off these preventive visits because they assume brushing and flossing are enough. However, there are a number of very good reason to have your teeth cleaned every six months!
Do I Need Preventive Dentistry?
We believe in offering our patients a preventive approach to dentistry. This means we focus on avoiding oral health problems whenever possible, offering care and treatment to protect your teeth and gums. In today’s blog, we’re answering a few questions about the preventive care we offer patients in Gary, IN.
How Do I Protect My Smile From Gum Disease?
When you develop gum disease, the disease cannot be cured. Instead, regular treatment will be required to prevent the disease from becoming periodontitis, the advanced stage responsible for adult tooth loss. However, you can take simple steps to help protect your smile! Let’s look at what patients in Gary, IN can do to help protect… Read more »