You may not even be aware that you are grinding your teeth in sleep. If you’re lucky, the person who you share your bed with will tell you about it, and if not, you’ll learn about this habit when you pay a visit to your dentist.
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Looking back a decade ago, we realize that people today have become more concerned about their oral health. They are habituated to brush and floss their teeth regularly. They also make sure to visit dentists for a dental checkups and cleaning at least twice every year. They understand that dental professionals are the most reliable people to entrust when it comes to their oral care. However, not everyone is familiar about the fraudulent activities that some dentists practice on a day-today-basis.
This has been told a number of times – the health of your oral cavity can be maintained with a routine dental checkup very six months. However, a majority of people tend to neglect their dental visits, and only become concerned when the issue has become traumatic and serious. Furthermore, instead of visiting one family dentist every time, people choose to visit new ones for their dental problems. Well…that could cost your dental health in the long run, and therefore it’s not one of the smartest things to do.
When it comes to the shining world of Hollywood, the next role mostly depends on picture -perfect appearance and a bright dazzling smile. It would be extremely boring to compare ourselves with celebrities, but as a regular person, although not recognized famously when strolling down the road, or have an Oscar on a shelf, but we do want to achieve that attractive, winning, confident smile.
When we speak to our patients regarding their experience, a lot of them tell us that losing one or more teeth makes them feel self-conscious or rather uncomfortable about their smile – some confessing that they try not to smile in public settings fearing that the gap might be visible, leading to social embarrassment. In addition to this, missing tooth can also contribute to hoist of other issues, including discomfort while eating or speaking.
Do you have dental insurance? Yes? Good for you, people! No? Well, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that nearly 45 million Americans do not have dental insurance coverage. The statistic succeeds in bringing attention to the fact that not many people are serious about their dental hygiene. It is troubling considering the fact that enrollment in a dental plan is the only leading indicator of your access to dental care. Other than dental phobia, one of the many reasons people hesitate to not see a dentist is due to lack of dental insurance.
Our mouths house bacteria – whether you maintain clean eating or drink gallons of water every day, there is always going to be some form of bacteria setting up their shops inside your mouth, on your teeth and your gums. When these bacteria combine with mucus and other gross particles, they form a stick, colorless films of plaque on teeth. If left untreated, it could contribute to periodontal (gum) disease.
Over the decades, the advancement in dentistry has come a long way, with new discoveries and inventions everyday to help provide a beautiful smile to patients. However, many people still fear a visit to the dentist, especially when it comes to treatment other than of a general cleaning.