Tag: periodontal disease

Did you know that your dental health directly affects your overall health? A clean, healthy mouth is the first step to lasting good health. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry of Peoria, we always emphasize the importance of daily brushing and flossing, because good oral...

You do not need to suffer from tooth loss! If you are missing teeth, dentures can help you eat and speak normally, as well as smile confidently. The denture process may seem overwhelming, but your friendly dentists at Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Peoria...

There are many different causes of tooth pain, and all of them are serious. Constant, throbbing pain could indicate an abscess or infection. Pain from pressure while chewing might be from a broken tooth, a damaged filling, or habitual teeth grinding. If you are experiencing...

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...