People Who Grind Their Teeth When Sleeping Might Benefit From a Dental Guard

Some individuals have a propensity for grinding their teeth when sleeping. Often associated with unresolved chronic stress, this condition known as bruxism can apply significant stress to the temporomandibular joints and potentially chip a tooth.     Without remediation, these factors could lead to problems with TMJ disorder, damaged dental... Read more »

Various Issues Associated With Gingivitis

One of the greatest oral health risks to your smile occurs due to gum disease. Gum disease is an infection of your gum tissues that can arise due to lifestyle choices, your diet, poor oral hygiene or lack of dental visits. To help protect your smile from early stages of... Read more »

Smile Renovations: Mouthwash

To always make sure that your mouth can continue to function effectively, it is essential that you add additional layers of protection against risks such as cavities and gum disease. This includes making sure any debris and plaque buildup that occurs in your mouth is effectively treated. Plaque buildup often... Read more »

Making Use of Mouthguards for Protection

Mouthguards protect the teeth of those who wear them. Unfortunately, thousands of sports athletes every year experience serious mouth and tooth injuries because of the lack use. This is not so surprising when it is understood nearly half of the injuries in the United States come from baseball and basketball,... Read more »

Advice on How to Have a Successful Routine Dental Appointment

You deserve to have a successful dental appointment when you visit Steven Wolfson, DDS. Fortunately, there are things you can do to improve your experience in the dental chair. Our dentist, Dr. Steven Wolfson, encourages you to do those things so you can have the top-notch experience you deserve. Those... Read more »

A Dental Filling May Need to Follow After Poor Dental Health

Neglecting important oral hygiene practices such as brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing around each tooth regularly, puts you at a high risk of suffering bad breath, gum irritation, and a cavity. You may need to receive a dental filling following the discovery of tooth decay in one... Read more »

You Chipped a Tooth…Now What?

Your tooth enamel, the hard outer layer of your teeth, is densely packed with microscopic but nevertheless very strong and durable mineral crystals. Unfortunately, a blow to the face or chewing on hard objects can chip the enamel layer. If this happens, even if the fracture seems minor, you should... Read more »

Information About Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  Tooth hazards and dental damage play a key role in your oral health care. If you're not doing so already, it is a good idea to understand the risks and hazards in your life to ensure that you are at the lowest possible risk for dental damage based on... Read more »

A Dental Crown Restoration Might Be Necessary When Treating a Fractured Tooth

Dental fractures can be the result of sports injuries, problems with chronic night grinding or damage caused by bad oral habits like chewing on pencils and pens. Even if your fractured tooth doesn’t cause any immediate sensitivity and discomfort, you should still have it examined by a dentist like Dr.... Read more »

Sugarless Gum and the Fight Against Cavities

Studies have shown that chewing gum for 20 minutes after eating can help prevent cavities! Let’s talk about how this works. It is not a substitute for brushing and flossing, however, chewing gum can help in surprising ways! Chewing on sugar-free gum activates your body’s first natural defense against cavities:... Read more »