Bruxism : What is it & Why Should You be Concerned

Bruxism : What is it & Why Should You be Concerned

Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and other oral health complications can arise. The problem of Bruxism, i.e teeth grinding is not limited to adults. Approximately 15% to 33% of children grind their teeth.

Correcting Children Teeth with Dental Braces : Type, Cost  & Procedure

Correcting Children Teeth with Dental Braces : Type, Cost & Procedure

An important intervention by parents for their children’s teeth is getting braces fitted. This often happens in their teenage years primarily because at that age, crooked teeth, misalignment and their jutting out becomes more obvious. With children about to leave school and go into society for further studies, work or other engagement, they become very

Tooth Banking : Should You Preserve Your Child’s Baby Teeth?

Tooth Banking : Should You Preserve Your Child’s Baby Teeth?

Many people are familiar with stem-cell banking from the umbilical cord at birth. Did you know that it is also possible to bank stem-cells bank from baby teeth and young, healthy adult teeth? This recent technology has great potential to enable treatment of diseases and aid healing and repair using an individual’s own stem cells in future years.