1. At what age should my child start coming to the dentist?
2. What is the difference between a white or silver filling?
3. What is the best way to “whiten” my teeth?
4. Why should I save my tooth vs. having it extracted?
Tooth grinding is known as bruxing. It may be part of a larger problem, like emotional or psychological stress; and it may lead to significant problems with the teeth, jaw muscles and jaw joints.
Try to stay away from consuming sour candy. The common “sour” flavoring agent in these products is citric acid, the most erosive dietary acid.
In addition to good oral hygiene, including brushing and flossing, there are other ways to protect teeth from decay. Dental sealants can protect teeth and seal them off from decay-causing bacteria.