How to Kick a Tooth Grinding Habit

Plenty of people all over the world suffer from the habit of grinding their teeth. Some people grind their teeth because they are stressed, some people grind their teeth as a coping mechanism, and some men and women grind their teeth in their sleep without realizing it. Don’t Ignore Teeth Grinding Grinding of the teeth, clenching

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Treatment For Stress-Induced Jaw Pain

Everyday dilemmas cause some people to respond by clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth. Daily commuting, work problems, or an overpacked schedule are some persistent culprits. Teeth grinding and jaw clenching can cause or complicate a painful condition called TMD or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. TMD is often mistakenly called ‘TMJ,’ the acronym for temporomandibular

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What’s the Best Way to Fix Teeth that Overlap?

Plenty of men and women have teeth that overlap. What causes overlapping teeth? Overlapping teeth are usually caused by genetics or habits as a child such as thumbsucking. They can also be caused by the mouth being too small to fit all the teeth correctly or having different sized upper and lower jaws. Injury to

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How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Tooth Color

It’s a common desire for people to want white teeth. But the majority of people have discolored or just plain yellow teeth. Especially in a world of tea and coffee drinkers. Your Genes Make a Difference As with other physical features, there is a genetic component to your oral health. You can thank your parents

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What are Possible Dental Implant Complications?

If you’ve visited our blog before, you have read about the benefits of dental implants. That’s because they are an amazing replacement for missing teeth and have been used successfully in the Fishers area for over 30 years. At Dental Care Today PC – E. Dale Behner DDS, close to 98% of our implant placements

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Want To Keep Your Enamel Healthy? Avoid Doing These 11 Things

1. Chewing on hard foods We’re looking at you Beef jerky and pitted fruits. 2. Chewing on hard things This includes fingernails, pencils, pen caps, and ice. 3. Grinding your teeth If you grind your teeth, counsel with your dentist. An appliance can safeguard your smile. 4. Eating too much sticky food Gummy candy, dried

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Teeth

Children’s teeth are soft until about age 10. A tooth with a crown can get a cavity. Your gum tissue is as vital as your teeth. Some prescription meds can increase your risk of cavities. Some home faucet water filters remove fluoride. 19 percent of children between the ages of 2 and 19 have untreated

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We Take Jaw Pain Seriously

If you are affected by temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD, you know how the pain and discomfort can lower your quality of life. Dental Care Today in Fishers has treated countless cases of TMD, and we take it seriously. The temporomandibular or jaw joint connects the lower jaw bone to the skull. TMD is often accompanied

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Attack Of The Gummi Bear: TMD in Fishers

You already know that sugar poses one of the big threats to healthy teeth. Eating candy and other sweets creates the perfect environment for cavity-causing bacteria to thrive in your mouth. At Dental Care Today in Fishers, we remind you that certain sweets can also be associated with TMD. In the case of TMD (Temporomandibular

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