Memberships: Dr. Louis Rabice
Bruxism: Not the Usual Grind
Sure, it's annoying when friends, spouses or children grind their teeth at night, but the effects could be much more serious than the loss of a good night's sleep on your part. This sleep disorder, called bruxism, can lead to a number of ailments, including loose or lost teeth. Even lighter grinding can wear down tooth enamel.
If you or someone in your family is grinding their teeth at night, call us at (855) 849-6254 to schedule an appointment with FistName Rabice, D.D.S..
How To Avoid Crisis Dental Treatment
Many people don't see a dentist on a regular basis. They go only when they feel they have a problem. At Louis D Rabice DDS we call this 'crisis treatment' as opposed to 'preventive treatment.' While these patients may feel they are saving money, it usually ends up costing much more in both dollars and time. Most dental problems don't have any symptoms until they reach the advanced stages.
An example is tooth decay – it doesn’t hurt until it gets close to the nerve of the tooth. Then a costly root canal or dental crown are usually necessary, instead of the small filling, which could have been placed inexpensively several years ago when the cavity was small. If you have questions regarding dental emergencies, please call our office at (855) 849-6254 today.
Dental Disease Is Preventable
Developing healthy lifelong dental habits is the best way to prevent nearly every type of dental disease. Dr. Rabice recommends that you brush your teeth twice a day with a good toothpaste, floss between your teeth every day, eat a balanced diet and limit your between-meal snacks.
Be sure to schedule regular dental care by calling Louis D Rabice DDS at (855) 849-6254. By making smart food choices and following a healthy dental routine, you can dramatically lower your risk of developing tooth decay.