How Cheek Biting Can Cause Chronic Pain

How Cheek Biting Can Cause Chronic Pain

Cheek biting is uncomfortable and even painful. What do you do when biting your cheek becomes a chronic pain? A wisdom tooth that has just grown out can also cause cheek biting. The wrongly seated wisdom tooth hits the cheek. Defective fillings or broken teeth often...
Yikes! Gum Disease, Gingivitis, Periodontitis, Now What?

Yikes! Gum Disease, Gingivitis, Periodontitis, Now What?

Everyone’s mouth is full of bacteria. Consequently, we need to brush twice daily and floss to remove it or we set the stage for gum disease. If the bacterial is allowed to build up, it will create a sticky film on the teeth. In the long run, that film can cause plaque...

5 Good Dental Hygiene Habits for a Healthy Smile

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, a month devoted to raising people’s awareness about the importance of taking care of your mouth. At Danville Family Dentistry, Julie, Kris and Teresa, our dental hygienists, always encourage Hendricks County residents to...