Bruxism is better known as tooth grinding. This means you slide the chewing surface of your bottom teeth over the chewing surface of your top teeth. It is also often accompanied by clenching the teeth together.
Have you visited the dentist and been told you need a crown? You’ve discussed it with friends and they said they had the same treatment, didn’t have a crown and have had no further problem. Now you’re wondering why your dentist has recommended one.
As we all know, dental treatment can be very costly, so as the end of the year approaches it is a good time to assess if you are maximising your dental insurance policy and making the most of this year’s claim benefits.
What’s living in my mouth? Like a lot of other people, I have been ridden by a sore throat and flu like symptoms this week, so while lying in bed recuperating, I have been reading up on the little organisms that seem to be having a rave party in my mouth!