Easy Ways To Treat Your Bruxism

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Bruxism — also known as teeth grinding — is one of the most common problems that people face today when it comes to dental health and sleep quality. If you suffer from teeth grinding at night, you probably already know that it can cause a lot of pain; not only will it harm the strength of your teeth, but it can also lead to migraines, muscle tension, and overall poor sleep quality.

Here are just a few ways that you can reduce your teeth grinding at night:

  • Limiting the caffeine you consume during the day (and especially at night) is one way to treat bruxism. Stimulants like caffeine cause tension in your muscles and even if you fall asleep, this tension can still be present.
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Four Tips for Avoiding the Embarressment of Bad Breath

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We put a a tiny robot Mars, to act as a one-man team of scientists, expanding what we know about our planetary neighbor, separated by 249 million miles, every single day. Our tiny cellphones have greater technological power than the world’s greatest supercomputer of just two decades ago. We have made medical advances to transplant a person’s face onto another person. Yet, we still don’t have the technology to know if we have bad breath without being told.

No matter how attractive or intelligent you are, if you have been touched by the halitosis fairy, that is the only impression you will leave on the people around you. The worst part of bad breath is that often, everyone around you knows it, but you have no idea. The best way to avoid the soul crushing humiliation of bad breath is with great oral hygi Continue reading

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Tips for Improving Your Dental Hygiene

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Part of overall health is oral health, and it’s something that too many people overlook or neglect. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but without proper dental hygiene, teeth still decay. Over 90% of people between the ages of 20 and 64 have cavities. The best thing that people can do is to make sure that they practice good dental hygiene every single day. Everyone knows that brushing and flossing are important, but the trick is to do both of these things properly. Here are a few tips to make sure that you’re taking care of your teeth and gums the right way.

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Only 28% of women and 20% of men claim to brush their teeth after every meal. Even if a person only brushes his o Continue reading

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