Teeth grinding (bruxism) or clenching can cause tooth damage, headaches and migraines, TMJ disorder, and other adverse side effects. It affects 8-16% of the adult population and 14-20% of children. To treat or manage your bruxism, dentists and orthodontists have several occlusal therapies they can recommend. Occlusal appliances, such as night guards are a common
Visiting the doctor can be a stressful experience. Whether you scheduled an appointment because of an ailment, or you are there for a well-check, the doctor’s office tends to make people feel vulnerable. With changing healthcare regulations and insurance policies, understanding the costs related to visiting the doctor can help ease some of the burden.
Fluorine is the 13th most common element in the earth’s crust. It occurs naturally in water, soil, and rocks. Fluoride is a negatively charged ion of fluorine that combines with other ions, such as the sodium ion, to make some of the ingredients found in toothpaste. These fluoride compounds in dental care products strengthen your
As the Twelve Days of Christmas fall upon us, we want to reiterate how important healthful sleep is to maintaining our wellness and vitality during the holiday season and throughout the year. Here are 12 holiday tips to healthier sleep that you can implement tonight without any expense! 1. Don't stay up late wrapping presents!
Well Beyond Dental is dedicated to providing excellent dental care in the safest environment possible for our patients and our team. As we prepare for another potential increase in COVID-19 cases and other winter-related illnesses, we want to share the COVID-19 safety procedures we have put in place to address the health and safety concerns
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be an embarrassing condition and Americans alone spend one billion dollars per year on various breath products. Fortunately, most cases of bad breath are easily treated. Below is a list of some of the main causes of halitosis: Diet: Certain foods and drinks such as garlic, onions, coffee, and alcohol
Ask the Expert: The Importance of Breathing Through Your Nose by Tamra L. Neaugebauer, DDS The Connection Between Good Oral Hygiene and Sleep Noses are for breathing, mouths are for eating. When I ask most of my patients whether they breathe through their nose I often get a resounding “Of course!” When I investigate
Tips to Maintain Your Dental Health Throughout the Summer While you’re enjoying the warm weather, it’s easy to ignore your dental care routine. To ensure your summer doesn’t leave you searching for a dentist, beware of these 5 summertime activities that can put your dental health at risk. Swimming Pool Water Chlorinated pool water is
To Our Valued Patients: Well Beyond Dental is now open to see patients! We are taking extra precautions to ensure the safety and health of our team and our patients. We are adhering to all safety guidelines of the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational