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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...

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...

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...

Have you been considering straightening your teeth? You’ve probably heard of Invisalign, but how does Invisalign work? Schedule a visit with Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale. We’ll explain how Invisalign works, and explore whether it’s right for you during your complimentary consultation. Read...

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...