Teeth Grinding-Diagnosis, Symptoms, Treatment And Management

There are two different classifications of bruxism (BRUK-SIZ-UM) awake and sleep. They both have to do with the grinding, gnashing or clenching of teeth, the main difference is quite obvious, being whether you are awake or asleep. When someone grinds their teeth while they are asleep it is considered a sleep-related movement disorder. Many people who suffer from this often... read more »

Top Dental Tips From a Fort Worth Dentist

Maintaining a healthy smile takes a lifetime of care and commitment. It's crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of your teeth and gums to prevent oral problems. The right care starts with the right products and habits. Brush Properly: Frequency, Technique, Time, Tools Frequency It is a general recommendation to brush at least twice a... read more »

The Severity of a Dental Fracture Will Determine Your Treatment

Dental fractures and large chips in tooth enamel can be the result of a variety of oral traumas. The location, size, and severity of the damage to the tooth enamel will determine the treatment plan that our dentist, Dr. Brent A. Spear will recommend. Other factors may include the current condition of the tooth as well as any previous dental work... read more »

Grinding Your Teeth at Night Can Significantly Damage One of Your Teeth

Grinding your teeth at night can often be a side effect of untreated chronic stress. This condition, which is known as bruxism, can put your mouth at increased risk of damage and dysfunction. This might start with dental fractures and chips that are prone to tooth decay. The severity of the damage to the tooth enamel will largely influence the... read more »

Save Your Summer Smile by Stopping Bruxism Disorder

Could you be at risk for bruxism? Bruxism is a common disorder that occurs within your mouth and affects your teeth. Bruxism is also referred to as teeth grinding, and over time it can severely wear down your enamel and damage your teeth and gums. Save your summer smile by stopping bruxism disorder. To see if you might be struggling... read more »

What to Know about Predisposition to Cavities

Have you ever had a cavity? You probably have. In fact, how many people do you know that haven’t had a cavity? You may know a few, but as you know, cavities are a fairly common problem. However, did you know that some people are actually more likely to have a cavity than others are? You see, many people are... read more »