MORE TOOTH PROBLEMS
Gap Between Teeth
You may not consider a gap between the front teeth a problem at all. Famous people who
sport the look include singer Madonna, actress Anna Paquin, model Lauren Hutton, and
football player turned TV co-host Michael Strahan. If you want to correct it, though, your
options include orthodontics to move teeth closer together and restorative solutions like
veneers, bonding and crowns.
No Room to Floss
No matter how tight the fit, there should always be room for floss between your teeth. If
not, you may need to switch to a thinner floss or a waxed one. You can also try a different
kind of tool, such as a looped flosser or a Soft-Pick. Experiment until you find a product
that works for you, and then use it every day. Flossing is a must for good dental health.
Clenching or Grinding Your Teeth
Grinding your teeth is called bruxism. Stress is one of the causes. Misaligned teeth or sleep
issues can also be culprits among adults. Bruxism can give you headaches, a sore jaw, and
cracked or loose teeth. If you grind your teeth at night, ask your dentist to fit you with a
mouth guard. If it’s a daytime problem, try meditation, exercise, or other ways to curb
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