Has your dentist suggested you wear a dental night guard because you are grinding or clenching your teeth? You may initially balk at the dental office price but you have good dental insurance and your custom night guard is surely covered right? Many people assume that all dental insurance would likely cover their night guard
Will Dental Insurance Cover My Night Guard?
The Effects of Teeth Clenching and How to Prevent It It is very easy to imagine that your oral health especially the condition of your teeth ends with good diet and mouth cleaning habits. Unfortunately, there are other habits like teeth clenching which can easily cause destruction to your teeth. Teeth clenching, whether during the
When the margin of your gum tissue starts pulling back, your teeth are exposed. This process is known as gum recession. It is not something that can be easily noticed since the process is gradual and the early symptoms are usually ignored. Gum recession is a serious dental condition which could lead to loss of
Causes of Tooth Sensitivity “Why are My Teeth Sensitive to Hot and Cold?” Tooth sensitivity is the simple term commonly used to refer to root sensitivity or dentin hypersensitivity. Having sensitive teeth means cold, hot, sweet, highly acidic drinks and foods or even breathing cold air will cause your teeth to feel painful or sensitive.
“Does My Sleep Apnea Also Make Me Grind My Teeth?” It’s only natural for most people to grind and clench their teeth once in a while. Occasional teeth clenching and grinding does not usually cause any lasting damage or harm. However, when teeth grinding occurs frequently, eventually the teeth can be damaged and other more
Can a Child Wear a Dental Night Guard? The short answer: Ask your dentist. Recommended use for children varies greatly. As parents we deal with miniature crisis’ all the time–scraped knees, growing pains, hunger pains, sick days and everything in between. These common issues have aided us in becoming pretty proficient in what to do
“Why Are My Teeth Flat?” Flat Teeth and Chipping are common signs of long term teeth grinding and jaw clenching. “Is My Teeth Grinding Habit Making Me Look Older?” When Glamour magazine ran an article last month about preventative aging & the benefits of wearing a night guard, many became enlightened to one of the