It's estimated that 10-15% of adults struggle with sleep bruxism. Because it happens during sleep, it can be difficult to control or stop. One way to protect the teeth from the damaging effects of grinding is to wear a night guard.
As children grow older, some parents begin to worry about their child’s thumb sucking or pacifier habits. This is a normal behavior for an infant, but the older a child gets, the more harm it can do to their oral and orthodontic development.
Every child goes through periods of teething, which can be particularly difficult because they are too young to understand it. Teething is completely normal and we’re here to set our patients at ease about what to expect and how to deal with it.
We've all heard of the Tooth Fairy, even if the details are a little different from one family to the next. But did you know that the Tooth Fairy is only common in certain countries? Across the world, there are many different ways families celebrate a child losing a tooth!