As we get older, we may notice that our gums appear to be receding. Teeth may become more sensitive, develop decay, or even feel a bit loose or less sturdy. Receding gums gradually reveal more of the roots of our teeth so you may notice a darker gum color around the rim. Gum recession can impact the appearance of our smile and often leads to issues surrounding one’s self-confidence.
Stress in some individuals can lead to excessive grinding or clenching of teeth – also known as bruxism. While occasional bruxism may not be harmful, when it occurs regularly, it can be associated with moderate to severe dental damage, disturbed sleep, and jaw/facial pain. The impact of bruxism If you… Read More»