May 14, 2016
Stress is simply a part of life. To be sure, some people have more than others and everyone copes with life’s stresses differently. Very often, stress translates into a physical manifestation. For example, perhaps someone you know bites their nails when they’re stressed. Others eat and eat and eat. Teeth grinding and clenching, also called bruxism, is another common stress-induced habit. Willpower can help stop nail biting and overeating, but not teeth grinding because this usually happens at night while you’re sleeping. Fortunately, Drs. Marchese at Arbor Dental Care are the Lisle dentist you can come to for relief from bruxism.
March 21, 2016
The sound has often been compared to nails on a chalkboard. But that’s not even the worst of teeth grinding—the effects of teeth grinding can be devastating to your smile and your bite. Did you know that people who chronically grind their teeth could actually wear those teeth down to mere stubs? Although teeth grinding—also called bruxism—is not usually curable, Lisle dentist Dr. Frank Marchese and his daughter Dr. Jeanelle Marchese can help cushion the effects with a custom-fitted nightguard or splint.