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Oral Benefits of Vitamin D From the Sun
Posted on 1/25/2020 by Sean Saghatchi
One of the most important vitamins that your body needs, Vitamin D, can also be one of the most difficult vitamins. Unlike most vitamins, you don't get Vitamin D from eating specific foods. Instead, your body creates it after being exposed to the sun. If you're not out in the sun enough, you can be low on Vitamin D. This vitamin does many different things for the body, including providing it with a number of oral benefits. It Makes Your Teeth Stronger Vitamin D does a lot for your bones and your teeth. It promotes healthy growth and helps keep them strong. The vitamin does this by helping the body absorb calcium. Calcium and Vitamin D together help improve the strength and durability of your teeth, protecting them from cavities and helping keep them firmly rooted in your mouth. Calcium also helps protect your mouth from gum disease. If you have low levels of Vitamin D and calcium, it's easy for bacteria to hit both your teeth with cavities and your gums with gum disease. This greatly weakened your oral health and can lead to tooth loss. It Improves Healing If you have a Vitamin D deficiency, you may notice that your injuries don't heal up as quickly. This includes any injuries in your mouth. Your gums aren't going to recover from gingivitis as quickly as they should, even if you start brushing and flossing regularly. Any oral surgery may also take a little longer to heal. If you go too long without the correct Vitamin D levels, it will lower your body's defenses even more. You may start to get more oral infections, and gingivitis may progress to a more advanced state. Are you getting enough Vitamin D? If you're concerned that you're not, give us a call and we can look for signs of deficiency....

How Managing Stress Keeps Your Jaw from Clenching
Posted on 1/15/2020 by Sean Saghatchi
Clenching and grinding our teeth is something that happens to everyone from time to time. When we are stressed, most people will tend to grind their teeth or clench their jaws a whole lot. For some people, it's something they do actively, but for others, it is a passive thing that they can also do in their sleep without any knowledge that they are doing so. Although a couple of times cannot bring issues onto the teeth, regular clenching and grinding bring about a condition called bruxism, which can do a lot of damage if left unchecked. Symptoms of Bruxism Bruxism is a disorder that affects a lot of people in the United States. When you have this disorder, some of the most common symptoms include headaches when you wake up, facial pain, earaches, stiffness and pain in thetemporomandibular joint (TMJ), worn down teeth, and broken fillings or teeth. Since the most significant cause of bruxism is stress, it then figures that managing your levels of stress can significantly help with treating this disorder. This means that you have to sit down and analyze your life. Identify the cause of the stress and devise a solution to make things alright. If you have been stressed for a while, consider some of the tactics developed to deal with stress so that you can not only have a great night's rest but also make sure that your jaw stays as healthy as possible. This means stress management strategies must be employed. As such, you should ensure that you have a positive attitude, you accept the truth about circumstances you cannot control, meditate quite frequently, eating a balanced diet and also knowing when to let go of issues. When you do this, you are effectively managing your stress. In case you wake up and feel the symptoms of bruxism, make sure that you make an appointment with us as soon as possible. Our dentists will look at your teeth and perform some tests to determine the root cause of the issues. From there, we can effectively work on eliminating the symptoms without any problems to follow....

Signs You Need a Nighttime Mouth Guard
Posted on 12/25/2019 by Sean Saghatchi
Do you wake up with a sore jaw or even have headaches in combination with it? There are a variety of signs that you could benefit from a nighttime mouth guard. You might not even be aware of how much you could benefit from one. Many people are shocked to find out some of the pains and ailments they were bothered by were resolved by a custom mouth guard. Symptoms a Mouth Guard May Relieve Headaches. If you start your morning after a good night's rest with a headache. The pain you are feeling could be the aftereffects of clenching your jaw or grinding during the night. If you are noticing that you have chipped or pieces of your teeth that have broken off. It can be a sign of bruxism. The term for frequent teeth grinding. If you have been diagnosed with TMJ disorder (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder). Sleeping while using a mouth guard will reduce your grinding, protect teeth, and minimize the pain associated with it. If you notice flat patches on your molars, it's a sign you are clenching and grinding during the night. Types of Nighttime Mouth Guards “Soft” night guards are the most commonly used forms of a nighttime mouth guard. They contain soft material inside and are comfortable, affordable, and easy to adapt to sleeping with. However, they don't last very long. Their warranties are usually short, around six months. “Dual Laminate” night guards are for medium to severe night grinding. They handle hard clenches and tough grinding. They are durable and also have long warranty periods. They can be harder to adjust wearing due to their thickness. “Hard” night guards are acrylic and rigid. They handle extreme bruxism, are durable, and prevent tooth shifting. They are also custom made from a mold of your teeth at our office. There are mouth guards you can purchase over the counter that are “boil and bite.” You soften with boiling and bite to mold. They are effective, but the most comfortable fit will be a custom fit guard from our office. If you are dealing with any of the signs above, give us a call or ask us about a nighttime guard at your next visit. We can assess and recommend the best option, of which, many can be covered by your insurance....

All Posts:

Oral Benefits of Vitamin D From the Sun
How Managing Stress Keeps Your Jaw from Clenching
Signs You Need a Nighttime Mouth Guard
Should You Wait Until You Have a Full Arch of No Teeth Before Getting Dentures?
What Exactly is Going on in a Cavity?
Ways to Avoid Halloween Candy Damage
Oral Health Benefits That Come Along with Regular Black Tea Consumption
How Dental Bonding Can Improve Your Oral Health
Foods That Keep Your Breath Fresher
Do Any Foods Take Dental Stains Away?
Understanding the Enamel Loss Process
You Can Get a Confidence Boost By Coming to Us for Updated Dental Care
Reasons to Avoid Chewing on Ice
Improving Oral Health Enough for Dental Implants
Important Questions to Ask Us at Each Appointment
How to Manage Eating Until We Can Fix a Cracked Molar
You Need to Care For New Dental Crowns Gently When They First Get Applied
Why Your Teeth Need You to Keep Up with Drinking Plenty of Water
Drinking Through a Straw on a Daily Basis Can Help Teeth Bypass Some Staining
Do You Use Any of These Excuses to Avoid Flossing?
Some People Are More Prone to Getting Cavities Than Others - Why Is That?
How Long Does it Take to Adjust a Dental Crown?
Biting Down on Your Teeth Should Not Hurt
Best Ways of Whitening Your Smile in a Short Amount of Time
Is the Quality of All ADA-Approved Oral Products the Same?
How to Maintain High Oral Health While on a Tight Budget
Why Do Teeth Become Sensitive to Sugar?
Why Do Teeth Become Increasingly Yellow as We Get Older?
Why Do Teeth Become Increasingly Yellow as We Get Older?
When Tooth Sensitivity Gets Bad Enough to Require Medication, We Can Help
Times Where a Ridge Augmentation Is Necessary
There Are No Good Reasons for Loose Teeth in Adults
The Reason You Should Wait to Brush for 30 Minutes After Eating
The Damage Acids Really do to Your Teeth
Is Sanitizing Your Toothbrush Necessary for Good Oral Health?
Is Rinsing Your Teeth After Brushing Beneficial or Detrimental?
Should You Get a Root Canal or Extraction?
How Bonding Helps with Dental Discoloration
What Does Tartar Do to Your Teeth?
What Does Stress Do to Your Mouth?
Water is Incredibly Important for Good Oral Health
Three Things to Never Do with Dental Veneers
What Dental Problems Can a Crown Help to Fix?
Type of Damage Your Teeth Take When You Regularly Clench Them
Why a Toothache Should Never Get Ignored
Where Do You Currently Store Your Toothbrush?
What is the Right Quantity of Toothpaste to Use?
Vegetables are the Healthiest Snack for Your Oral Health
Better Oral Health Can Come With Weight Loss
3 Fun Ways to Relax When Sitting in a Dental Chair
When to Visit Your Dentist Between Standard Appointments
When Rocking Teeth for an Extraction, What Happens to Your Jaw?
What Really Qualifies as a Dental Emergency?
What Really Happens When Toothpaste Expires?
What Puts You At Risk for More Cavities?
What Part of Water Helps Your Teeth Stay Healthier?
Soaking Your Toothbrush Properly Can Help Keep It Sanitized
Signs You Are Not Brushing As Well As You Could

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Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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