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Foods and Beverages to Avoid If You Grind Your Teeth

Foods and Beverages to Avoid If You Grind Your Teeth

The Brux Doc April 21st, 2022 5 minute read

Do you know or suspect that you’re grinding your teeth at night? If the answer is yes, your first step should be to see a dentist who can check for damage to your enamel and any signs of gum inflammation or disease. You should also invest in a... more »

What's the Difference Between a Retainer and a Night Guard?

What's the Difference Between a Retainer and a Night Guard?

The Brux Doc April 21st, 2022 5 minute read

Retainers and night guards are both dental appliances that can help you get a good night’s sleep and maintain your oral health. They can also have similar designs, but there are some key differences between them. A retainer is a removable mouthpiece... more »

What Can I Do About My TMJ?

What Can I Do About My TMJ?

The Brux Doc April 14th, 2022 5 minute read

What we often call TMJ is truly what should be termed TMJ dysfunction. TMJ simply refers to the temporomandibular joint (the jaw joint), but when people talk about having TMJ, they mean having problems with the joint. These kinds of problems can include... more »

Teeth Grinding and GERD

Teeth Grinding and GERD

The Brux Doc April 7th, 2022 5 minute read

Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is a common issue that can occur both during the day and night. If you find yourself clenching your jaw gritting your teeth or rubbing them together during the day, then it is likely you do the same while sleeping.... more »

How do I Get Rid of Bad Breath

How do I Get Rid of Bad Breath

The Brux Doc March 31st, 2022 5 minute read

The problem is more common than you might think, and it's not always your fault. Many things can cause bad breath, including certain foods or drinks, medications, or underlying health conditions. Bad breath, or halitosis, is a common problem. It can be... more »

Why Do My Teeth Hurt in the Morning?

Why Do My Teeth Hurt in the Morning?

The Brux Doc March 25th, 2022 5 minute read

If you’ve been waking up recently with sore or tender teeth, you might be worried. On of the most common dreams around the world is one in which the teeth loosen and fall out. So, we humans definitely share a primal fear of severe injury to our... more »

How Safe Are Teeth Night Guards?

How Safe Are Teeth Night Guards?

The Brux Doc March 17th, 2022 5 minute read

If you grind your teeth, you might be wondering whether you should get yourself a night guard. One of the looming questions is often: how safe is it to wear one? Maybe you’re worried about the materials or about the possibility of choking on it... more »

Ways to Treat Teeth Affected by Teeth Grinding

Ways to Treat Teeth Affected by Teeth Grinding

Martyna Bobek LSW, CTP March 10th, 2022 5 minute read

If you grind your teeth at night, you may have noticed that your teeth are looking a little worse for wear. Grinding will break down the enamel on your teeth over time. Often, teeth appear flattened after years of grinding. If that is the case, you can... more »

What Causes Discolored Teeth?

What Causes Discolored Teeth?

Dani Schenone, holistic wellness expert March 3rd, 2022 5 minute read

A variety of factors, from the foods you eat to the beverages you drink and the medications you take, can leave your teeth discolored with a yellowish, brownish, or greyish tint. When discussing discoloration, it is useful to point out that not all... more »

Oral Health Means More Than Just Brushing and Flossing

Oral Health Means More Than Just Brushing and Flossing

The Brux Doc February 24th, 2022 5 minute read

A lot of people think that brushing and flossing are the only things you need to do to keep your mouth healthy. But there's a lot more to oral care than just that. Moreover, your oral health has direct impacts on physical health elsewhere in your... more »