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How To Tell if You Have Tooth Wear

What is tooth wear?
well tooth wear can be the enamel on the teeth getting worn away due to teeth being ground down either by grinding the teeth or by an acidic diet. Tooth wear is different to decay in that the way it develops and also the symptoms it presents.
So how do you know if you have tooth wear ?
here are a few signs
If you grind your teeth either at night
if you being to notice the teeth getting shorter or some teeth in one side getting shorter than the others
if you find some soreness in your muscles in the side of your face in the mornings, which is a indication that your grinding your teeth at night.
If your teeth are getting sensitive to cold or are breaking away
 
in the next blog post we will discuss what can be done to help if you have worn your teeth down if in the meantime you need further help or advice please give us a call on 01772 717316 or email us on info@lifestyledental.co.uk

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MEET DR. NADIM MAJID & THE LIFESTYLE DENTAL TEAM

Dr. Nadim Majid qualified from Liverpool Dental school in 2001 and since then has worked in Lancashire for a number of years. He decided to undertake a career in dentistry as he found it was a good mix of science and art and also gave him the ability to help people and make a difference for them.

This really hit home when he worked in a nursing home for a short time and actually saw the impact upon the health and well being of patients whom had lost their teeth the impact was significant on the general health and well being and this is something Dr. Majid wanted to make sure he helped others avoid.

Dr. Majid is trained in hypnosis, sedation for nervous people, dental implants as well as braces. He lives in Lancashire with his two children (twins) and his wife who is a teacher. Dr. Majid has always and will continue to be focused on producing top quality services that his patients have come to expect and appreciate.