TrevinC/Flickr Ever since the economic meltdown, the news has been peppered with stories about dentists seeing more patients who clench their teeth, grind and brux. According to a Chicago Dental Society poll, “Nearly 75 percent of dentists surveyed said their patients reported increased stress in their lives. And 65 percent of dentists said they have […]
Natural Ways to Deal with Stress-Induced Teeth Grinding
By P. Vernon Erwin, DDS Biological dentistry is total dentistry. A conventional dentist is trained to look at your teeth, gums and oral tissues mainly in isolation. This sort of dentist is a kind of “mouth mechanic.” Every so often, he or she will check the state of things and provide preventive maintenance such as […]
Why Your Jaw, Face, Head and Neck Might Hurt and What We Can Do to Help
Body aches, such as headaches and pain in the neck and jaw, often go unexplained because some health care providers fail to apply a dental perspective to their diagnosis. Dr. Erwin shares some information on how dental health problems can affect your overall health.
What Is Biological Dentistry?
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