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A Quick Guide To Bruxism & Stress

If you’ve been feeling a bit more stressed out or anxious than usual, you might want to book an appointment with your Guildford dental practice as it’s possible that you could be damaging your teeth as a result.

Some people with serious symptoms of stress and anxiety can find that their teeth wear down over time because they’re busy clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth – often without even noticing it.

Known as bruxism, teeth grinding is something that can affect anyone at any time. It can happen during periods of intense stress, while you’re concentrating or even while you’re asleep, so it’s certainly worth trying to address why you’re grinding your teeth to help stop you from doing it in the future.

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How To Look After Your Teeth During Pregnancy

All sorts of interesting things happen to your body while pregnant, but you might not think that having a baby could have any kind of impact on your teeth… but it seems that this isn’t actually the case, as Loose Women panellist Stacey Solomon has just confirmed.

Writing for the Sun, the star explained that the secret behind her beaming Hollywood smile is in fact veneers and beneath them like “brown pegs” instead of teeth. She explained that at the start of her second pregnancy, she was actually seeing the dentist more than her midwife and had to endure “problem after problem”.

So what can you do to help protect your teeth while pregnant or do you just have to cross your fingers and hope for the best? According to the NHS, some women experience swollen and sore gums that may bleed during pregnancy, with hormonal changes making your gums more vulnerable to plaque.

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3 Dental Apps To Try Today

Who doesn’t want a healthy mouth and a beautiful Hollywood smile? But the nature of the lives we lead these days means that all too often our teeth and gums can take a bit of a battering, whether that’s because we forget to floss, only brush our teeth once a day or because we eat a lot of acidic, sugary food.

But thanks to technology, we can make it easier to ensure we prioritise our oral health – and your Guildford dentist is sure to be happy that you’re doing all you can to keep your teeth in tiptop condition. Here are a few dental apps you might want to try out today.

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