Posts Tagged: teeth grinding

How To Correct an Underbite

Mandibular prognathism, also known as an underbite, is an orthodontic condition in which the lower jaw protrudes beyond the upper jaw. This causes the lower front teeth to overlap their counterpart up top. While underbites are far less common than overbites, they do effect around 1 in 10 Americans. Unfortunately, the majority of underbites are… Read more

5 (More) Dental Ailments and How to Resolve Them

There are several reasons why you might visit our offices. Here are 5 (more) dental ailments and how we go about remedying the situation. Tooth Sensitivity Have you ever bitten into a piece of ice cream or sipped on hot coffee and felt a searing pain run up your gums? You could be suffering from… Read more

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Does Your Child Grind Their Teeth at Night?

Teething can be an…interesting moment in parenthood. While eventually it does get better, some children still have problems with grinding their teeth at night. An estimated three in ten kids will clench their mouths while asleep, wearing down their new pearly whites to mere stubs. The good news, is that in most cases, childhood teeth… Read more