Tag: annual cleanings

Does stress affect your teeth? Yes—although you may not realize it, stress causes many side effects that can have a detrimental impact on your oral health. Chronic stress weakens your immune system, leaving you vulnerable to the infections that cause cavities and gum disease. If...

How well are you taking care of your gums? Detecting the early signs of gum disease is the best way to prevent it from growing worse. September is National Gum Care Month, and Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry is here to check up on your...

How well are you taking care of your gums? September is National Gum Care Month, and Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry is here to check up on your gum health! Have you been experiencing any gum sensitivity or bleeding? Are you wondering what causes swollen...

Besides causing tooth pain, stress and anxiety can have disastrous effects on your oral health. Stress might make you grind your teeth or clench your jaw, causing unintentional damage to your teeth. Feelings of anxiety might prevent you from scheduling regular dentist appointments, leaving you...