Category Archives: Dental News

Dental Diseases in The Elderly

Dental Diseases in The Elderly

Dental Diseases in The Elderly The number of older adults is increasing dramatically worldwide. The elderly have a higher risk of developing chronic diseases of the mouth and other conditions that appear more frequently, such as xerostomia (usually secondary to medications) and oral candidiasis.   It is common for older adults to come to the […]

Cavities From Grinding Teeth

Cavities From Grinding Teeth

Cavities From Grinding Teeth Bruxism can cause headaches, earaches, facial pain, and also chewing, malocclusions, and pathologies of the temporomandibular joint (DTM). Continuous teeth grinding can also lead to loss of tooth enamel and make teeth more susceptible to tooth decay. Those who suffer from bruxism will often report joint and tooth pain, particularly in […]

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