Posts Categorized: Oral Health

What to Do if You Grind Your Teeth While Sleeping

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Bruxism or teeth grinding is no joke, especially when your body is supposed to be resting and rejuvenating while you’re sleeping. The National Sleep Foundation describes bruxism as the “clenching and grinding of the teeth that happen involuntarily.” Sleep bruxism is most commonly associated with young children, teens, and adults. However, your Sacramento dentist can… Read more »

How Do You Know If Something Is Wrong With Your Teeth?

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An obvious broken tooth or other severe dental emergency isn’t the only sign that something may be wrong with your teeth. The truth is, there are some early signs that can let you know that something isn’t quite right and that you should see your dentist in Sacramento sooner rather than later. Toothache Having a… Read more »

Will Bad Breath Ever Go Away? 

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Bad breath is an incredibly common complaint of dental patients. In fact, an estimated 60 million Americans are affected by bad breath. But just because it’s common and you’re not alone doesn’t mean that it’s not something that you shouldn’t be concerned about. The truth is bad breath can be a sign of something serious… Read more »

Can a Dentist Tell If You Have Heart Problems? 

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Many people don’t think that their oral health could impact their heart health, but the two are actually very strongly connected. In fact, a study published in the American Heart Association Journal found that there’s a connection between gum disease and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases. If you have any… Read more »