Is mouth breathing bad

Is Mouth Breathing Bad?

Sometimes people ask, “Is mouth breathing bad?” The short answer is YES.

What is the reason for the mouth breathing? Could it be temporary mouth breathing because a cold has stopped up your nose, or do you breathe through your mouth all day and night?

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Signs You Grind Your Teeth

Top 3 Signs You Grind Your Teeth At Night

Do you ever find that your jaw clenches up under stress? If so, this is a normal reaction. However, many people do this chronically even while asleep, resulting in bruxism or tooth grinding. Tooth grinding damages the teeth, sometimes causes chronic pain and disrupts sleep.

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What is a Mouth Breather

What is a Mouth Breather and Can it Impact Your Oral Health?

Occasionally, patients ask us questions like – What is a mouth breather? or Does mouth breathing impact oral health?

We hope this blog post helps you better understand how breathing through the mouth affects both your dental health and your overall health. This post is intended for educational purposes and is not a substitute for dental care. Feel free to talk with your dental provider if you have any questions, issues, or concerns.

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COVID-19 Safety Precautions

COVID-19 Safety Precautions and FAQs

After 2 months of postponed non-emergent care at our practice, many of us have accepted the new routines that have emerged as North Carolina shelters in place due to COVID19. We missed each and every one of our patients, and thought  about you and your families, your oral health, overall health and mental health. Learning how to home school kids, zoom meetings, and all things that have come with our new normal.

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