BRUXISM

by Dr. Nadia Abazarnia What happens when a person grinds and clenches their teeth and how does it affect the anterior teeth? Do you ever wake up from a night’s sleep with sore teeth and jaws? You could be grinding your teeth. Grinding your teeth is known as bruxism. This rhythmic clenching of the jaws and grinding of the teeth may develop at any age. Teeth grinding is usual done unconsciously in your sleep, but it can also occur when you are awake. During the day, a person who is concentrating on a task will often place his teeth...

Porcelain Veneers and Crowns

By Dr. Sepi Fatahi DMD Full Porcelain For many years, full porcelain restorations have been considered the most lifelike and natural looking restorations available. They are extremely beautiful and the best choice for the ultimate cosmetic result. Porcelain also does not conduct heat and cold very efficiently, so sensitivity to hot and cold foods during the initial placement period is often reduced. However, full porcelain crowns are not always the best choice for every tooth in the mouth. Here’s why: Porcelain has the unique combination of...