Bruxism – a cause of enamel degradation and tooth wear. What causes it, how to stop it and how to treat it.

With the stress of modern-day living, particularly in central London, more people are finding they have enamel degradation and tooth wear from bruxism (or teeth grinding as it’s more commonly known). This article will help you find a solution to the problem. How do you diagnose bruxism? The first signs of bruxism will be noticeable … Continue reading “Bruxism – a cause of enamel degradation and tooth wear. What causes it, how to stop it and how to treat it.”

10 habits that cause dental problems

We’ve all been there, and done things we shouldn’t do with our teeth. Here is our top 10 habits that can cause dental problems and what you can do about them, in no particular order… Crunching. Drinking too many sugary drinks. Using your teeth as a tool. Teeth grinding. Over brushing. Using a hard toothbrush. … Continue reading “10 habits that cause dental problems”

How can I stop my teeth wearing down?

Have you noticed that your teeth are wearing down? Perhaps they just look shorter, or you’ve noticed that your teeth, where the edges have worn, look darker and discoloured? The two questions most people ask are why is this, and what can I do about it? In this blog post, our London dentist, Dr Kala … Continue reading “How can I stop my teeth wearing down?”

Are your teeth giving you a headache?

Headaches and links with dental malocclusion The World Health Organisation estimates that almost half of the adult population have experienced a headache at least once within the last year. Those suffering from recurrent headaches may find that they impact their quality of life, both at home and work. What constitutes a recurrent headache? A headache … Continue reading “Are your teeth giving you a headache?”

The causes and prevention of teeth grinding problems

Do you grind your teeth during the day? How about grinding them at night? If you do it can disturb your partner whilst they sleep, destroy your teeth and cause headaches, so it is worthwhile seeing if you can resolve this problem and stop your teeth grinding habits. What causes teeth grinding? Many studies have … Continue reading “The causes and prevention of teeth grinding problems”