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Treatment for Bruxism

If you think you are suffering from bruxism, Dr. Miller can make you a dental guard or a splint to protect your teeth.

A dental guard or splint can reduce tooth abrasion. Dental guards are typically made of plastic and fit over some or all of upper and lower teeth. The guard protects the teeth from […]

By |June 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Bruxism?

Bruxism is when you clench or grind your teeth. Some bruxism activity is rhythmic with bite force pulses of tenths of a second (chewing), and some have longer bite force pulses of 1 to 30 seconds (clenching). It is an oral activity that occurs in most humans at some time in their lives. In most […]

By |May 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to Portland Pearl Orthodontics Blog!

Check in with us every week! We will be writing about different topics in orthodontics and in dentistry. Dentistry is a field that is constantly evolving and improving so there will always be new and exciting information to learn.

Have you ever wondered when your child should see an orthodontist? What is the advantage of starting […]

By |May 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments