How Grinding Your Teeth Affects Your Dental Implants

How Grinding Your Teeth Affects Your Dental Implants

From biting fingernails to smoking cigarettes, people turn to all sorts of bad habits to deal with different stressors in their life. One of these bad habits that can be detrimental to your oral health and success of your dental implants is bruxism. Bruxism or teeth grinding can often be the very reason people deal with missing or chipped teeth and unfortunately, it can be also be the reason your dental implants fail. Dental implant failure isn’t always inevitable for those dealing with bruxism and can be dependent on several factors of a patient. Today, Dr. Brian Saby is blogging from Red Deer, AB to explain bruxism and the effect it can have on the dental implant process.

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