Tuesday, 19 January 2016

6 Habits That Harm Your Teeth (And How to Break Them): Grinding and Clenching

The habit: “This can cause chipping or cracking of the teeth, as well as muscle tenderness or joint pain,” Dr. Messina says. “You might also feel like you can’t open your mouth wide or chew with pain.”

The solution: “Relaxation exercises and staying aware makes a difference,” he says. A nighttime mouthguard can also help. “You’ll have less tooth damage, less pain and muscle soreness and better sleep.”

To read the entire article please visit MouthHealthy.org

Millcreek Family Dental 
Dr. Anthony J. Baird, DDS
1455 South 500 West, Suite D
Bountiful, UT 84010
Phone: (801) 292-4009
Website: www.DrBaird.com

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