Bruxism

Can You Blame your Migraines on Coffee?

If you’re like most Americans, you probably start most days with a cup of coffee. There’s nothing wrong with starting your day with a bracing cup of coffee, but a new study suggests that going back to the java well--or any source of caffeine--too many times a day could be contributing to your Migraine Headaches Hilton Head

Why Your Old Restorations Didn’t Last as Long as You Hoped

Cosmetic dentistry can be very long-lasting, giving you a beautiful, healthy, functional smile for decades. But sometimes it doesn’t last as long as you would like. They may have been damaged or turned unattractive.  Here are some of the reasons why cosmetic dentistry fails prematurely, and how to make [...]

Will Your Porcelain Veneers Wear Down?

One of the reasons why people get porcelain veneers is that their natural teeth in the front have been worn down by years of grinding, chewing, and, possibly misuse. But will porcelain veneers just wear down, too? Veneers Are Hard and Brittle It’s important to understand that although they can look like your [...]

Splints Protect Porcelain Veneers If You Have Bruxism

Bruxism--teeth clenching--can be very damaging to your teeth. If can lead to chips, cracks, and excessive wear on your front teeth. Porcelain veneers are perfect for repairing this type of damage, but there's only one problem. Bruxism can do the same damage to your porcelain veneers that it did to your natural teeth. [...]