Bruxism and Tooth Loss

 

Bruxism and Tooth Loss

You can brush your teeth, floss every day, and even start a diet that promotes healthier teeth, but what do you do when a dental problem is out of your control? Bruxism is a dental condition in which you grind your teeth or clench your jaw. It is far more common than most people realize. […]

Does Chewing Gum Cause Jaw Pain?

Chewing gum is a common way to relieve stress, however, constant or excessive chewing can lead to jaw pain and—though rare—the development of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (or TMD). The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is located on either side of your head, directly in front of the ear. True TMJ disorder is due to misalignment or physical […]