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Why is it often necessary to protect porcelain veneers and implant crowns with a nightguard? It is a commonly known fact in the dental field that, in general, placing Read the rest of this entry »
Ever wonder why your gum is receding, exposing more and more tooth structure? You also may be noticing little grooves appearing in some of those exposed areas. There are two theories……..go to drstevenlandin.com to read the rest
It is common knowledge that one way to counter nighttime grinding is to make a nightguard. A nightguard prevents wear of the teeth and often eases the discomfort from a painful temperomandibular(TM) joint. It is obvious why it prevents tooth wear, but why does it lessen joint pain?
The classic emergency scenario for a bite problem is that the patient is having pain while chewing or touching his teeth together without any sensitivity to hot food or liquids. The patient might also say they are biting too much on one side. Unfortunately, from a diagnostic point of view, most bite problems have not reached the level of symptoms or the symptoms are not associated with the bite by the patient so they are much harder to identify.