Could Your Headache be Tooth-Induced?

Are you suffering from unexplained headaches?  Most people are unaware that headaches can be tooth-induced.  Here are a few things to think about:   Bruxism is a habit that involves clenching and grinding your teeth together. Some people do this during the day. Many do it in their sleep and are unaware of it.  If your headaches are usually in the morning when you wake up, it is likely that you are clenching or grinding at night. If you are, the most popular treatment is a bite splint.  Residents of Brighton and Ferntree Gully of Victoria can contact Centre for … Continue reading

Gum Health: It Impacts More Than Your Smile

Gum disease, also knows are periodontitis or periodontal disease, can be a very serious condition that not only affects your mouth but your body in general.   The Systemic Health Risks Studies have shown that gum disease can lead to heart disease. The bacterial infection in your gums gets into your bloodstream, which can lead to blood clots that cause you to have a heart attack or increase your risk of stroke. Diabetics are also at a high risk of developing gum disease. As such, those with diabetes should take extra precautions in caring for their teeth and gums.  Gum … Continue reading