Tag: tooth loss

Many people wonder about osteoporosis and their teeth, and whether bone loss can affect their dental health. Although your teeth themselves are not bones, they can be affected by osteoporosis. Deterioration of the jawbones often leads to premature tooth loss, gum disease, and other complications....

Did you know that if your tooth enamel gets damaged, the inner layers of your teeth become more vulnerable to decay? It’s important to brush and floss daily, but it’s important to visit the dentist regularly, too. Your friendly dentists at Mettler and Griego Family...

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...

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...