Dental Cavity Stages

A vibrant, healthy smile and the ability to chew food comfortably are keys to a good quality of life. But they often go unappreciated until we’re on the verge of losing them. Cavities are to blame for many dental problems. They are a major cause of tooth loss as well as untold pain and suffering. … Read more

Why Do People Grind Their Teeth While Sleeping?

Why do some people grind their teeth when sleeping? The short and unsatisfying answer is that we don’t fully know. But there have been many possible reasons proposed. Most commonly: Psychosocial factors like stress and anxiety Malocclusion – Misaligned bite and bite interferences Obstructive sleep apnea Genetics Medications/Drugs – including illicit drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, … Read more

Why Do You Need a Root Canal After a Filling or Crown?

Sometimes, a tooth with recent dental work can suddenly and unexpectedly develop a full-blown toothache. If you recently had a crown or a filling placed and now you’ve received the unwelcome news that you need a root canal, you might be wondering why this happened. Fortunately, most of the time it does not happen.  But, … Read more