Teeth Grinding – Bruxism Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night with your jaw aching? Or maybe you’ve just woken up from a night’s sleep thinking you MUST have been dreaming about the infamous Tyson vs. Holyfield fight? If so, you’re not alone. Jaw pain can be an indication that you…

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Just like any other body part, your teeth may need to have surgery to repair, remove or replace something in your mouth. Dental surgery may feel more traumatic because your teeth are inside your mouth, your mouth is a part of your face and your face makes up a pretty big part of who you…

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Believe it or not, if you take care of your teeth properly, they’ll last a lifetime but sometimes things happen and you might need help in keeping your pearly whites in good shape. Your dentist may recommend a procedure or treatment to restore or replace a tooth that has been lost or damaged or to…

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You may be on top of your oral hygiene routine — brushing twice a day with the latest do-it-all toothpaste and top of the line toothbrush, flossing regularly and properly, using the best mouthwash and even scraping your tongue too. That’s great but it doesn’t mean you don’t a dental cleaning. A deep cleaning of…

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We use our teeth on a daily basis — mostly for eating our daily sustenance and a little bit for smiling! Now imagine if you have tooth pain, how hard would it to be to eat? To smile? Now imagine if you have unbearable tooth pain? You get the picture. You don’t have to be…

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Dental issues can cause extensive damage in pain if not handled properly.  Most dental issues are very noticeable while some, such as teeth grinding, may not be noticed until damage has already been done.  Teeth grinding often happens during sleep, leaving the patient unaware unless there is pain or someone else hears it. Your dentist…

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Many people have common questions about their wisdom teeth and we are here to answer the most common ones. Let’s take a look at the basics of wisdom teeth and hopefully answer some of your questions along the way. The number one question that we receive is do wisdom teeth need to come out at…

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I present you with a dental case dealing with traumatic injury causing discoloration of the teeth and how the issue was resolved. The patient has a history of trauma to her two teeth in the front.  As a result the teeth have died off and become darkly stained.  They had a root canal to prevent…

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Patients always ask “how long will my wisdom teeth extractions take?”.  This depends on many factors.  Such factors include age of patient, size of roots, density of bone, configuration of the roots, etc.  Generally speaking, in young patients where the wisdom teeth are already erupted, these can take anywhere from 1-10 minutes per tooth, usually…

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Wisdom tooth is known as one of the most notorious teeth regarding occurrence of dental problems these days. Wisdom teeth are the upper and lower third molars located in the very back of the oral cavity. They are named so due to the age of their eruption in the mouth. The normal age range of…

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