Tag: dental health

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...

Bruxism, a condition in which you unconsciously grind or gnash your teeth and clench your jaw, can cause serious dental damage. However, most people with bruxism are completely unaware of the problem until they visit their dentist. Wearing a teeth grinding guard at night can...

Yes, flossing really is necessary! You should be flossing your teeth every day. Of course, you probably expect us to say that, since we’re dentists. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry of Peoria, we know that flossing is just as important as brushing when it...

If you are missing teeth, dentures can help you eat and speak normally, as well as smile confidently. Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale are experts in dentures and dental prosthetics. Proper denture care will ensure optimal function and good oral health. When it...

Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry are experts in treating and preventing gum diseases like gingivitis. If your gums are red and swollen or if they bleed easily, this could be a symptom of gum disease. Gingivitis is a common bacterial infection that causes inflammation of...