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What Causes Tooth Wear?

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Published on: February 13, 2012

Unexplained tooth wear may stem from acid erosion or nutritional deficiencies, but is most often caused by bruxism (grinding of the teeth). If your back teeth feel sensitive to pressure and temperature changes, tooth wear and the pressure of bruxism may be the cause.  If you see spots on the [...]

This Clenches It…You Have Bruxism

What is bruxism? To put it simply, bruxism is the habitual clenching and grinding of teeth, not related to chewing. The etymology of the word dates back to Greece. “Bruxism” is derived from “brychein,” which means “to gnash teeth,” plus “-ism,” which is the English form of the Greek suffix [...]

Don’t Let TMJ Disorder Disrupt Your Life

Do you suffer from headaches or migraines, neck pain, or jaw pain? You might suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (also called TMD or temporomandibular joint dysfunction). Dr. D. Greg Seal, a Dallas, Texas, prosthodontist, understands and offers effective treatment for TMJ disorder. What Are the Symptoms of TMD? The temporomandibular joints [...]

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