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Are Your Teeth Shrinking From Stress?

Daytime clenching and nighttime grinding will erode the height of your teeth over time. Most patients we see are not even aware of these habits. Typically, the grinding and clenching is caused by stress. This article has some great tips to help relieve stress, however the first step is becoming aware of the habit

Free Dental Care Not Shown to Influence Childhood Cavities

Researchers evaluated the dental history and dental health of more than 1,200 first-graders in Nova Scotia. The province has provided free, universal dental care since 1975, so all the children in the study had access to care since birth. Although more than 90% of the children had their first visit to the dentist by age 2 and annual checkups, some had fewer cavities and better [...]