woman biting her nails and experiencing the effects on her teeth

Nail Biting and Other Bad Habits That Harm Your Teeth and Gums

Bad habits can be difficult to break or even notice sometimes. We learn many habits when we are kids that we may not notice that we do or we’ve tried to break. This includes habits that affect your dental health. So, you may wonder what habits harm your teeth and gums. Well, there are many habits that you may not notice you do that could be irritating your dental health. Here’s a guide on how nail biting and other bad habits can affect your dental …

woman wearing night mouth guard for teeth grinding

Mouth Guards for Sports or Sleeping: What’s the Difference?

Mouth Guards are devices used to protect your teeth from damage caused by grinding, clenching or blunt force trauma. Sounds easy enough! So why all the madness with so many mouth guards to choose from? Unfortunately, not all mouth guards are created equally. Different mouth guards serve different purposes. Like many, you may be asking which mouth guard is the right guard? That all depends on you—your lifestyle, your habits and your needs. South …