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Bruxism: Stop Teeth Grinding and Save Your Smile
... Common warning signs and symptoms of chronic teeth grinding may include: Worn down, flattened or chipped teeth Frequent earaches, facial pain or jaw pain Unexplained headaches, particularly in the morning Increased tooth sensitivity Indentions on tongue Worn tooth enamel, exposing deep layers of the tooth Chewed tissue on inside of cheek Enlarged or tightened jaw muscles due to severe contractions Grinding or clenching that is loud enough to awaken others in your household There isn't one cause of bruxism, but many times teeth grinding is related with reasons such as stress or a natural response due to the misalignment of teeth...

Getting to the “Root” of Your Tooth Pain
...    Visit your San Jose dentist if you experience any of the following symptoms: Moderate to severe toothaches Prolonged tooth sensitivity to touch, pressure and temperatures Discoloration of the tooth Swollen gums Pain in a tooth previously treated by root canal therapy It's important to visit a dentist when symptoms of an infected tooth first emerge...

Cavities: Avoiding Tooth Decay for a Healthy Smile
...As the decay progresses, the following symptoms may indicate a cavity: Toothache Tooth sensitivity to sweet, hot or cold drinks Pain when chewing or biting Visible pits or holes in the teeth Pus surrounding a tooth Red, tender and swollen gums; unexplained bad breath; loose teeth; and changes in your bite are also signs of serious dental problems and should be examined by our San Jose office...

What’s Causing Your Tooth Sensitivity?
...  This is known as tooth sensitivity, or dentin hypersensitivity, and is one of the most common complaints among dental patients...

Sensitive Teeth
...Ingredients found in some whitening toothpastes that lighten and/or remove certain stains from enamel, and sodium pyrophosphate, the key ingredient in tartar-control toothpastes, may increase tooth sensitivity...

Jaw Disorders
...Such disorders are often accompanied by frequent headaches, neck aches, and in some cases, tooth sensitivity...

Jaw/TMJ
...Such disorders are often accompanied by frequent headaches, neck aches, and in some cases, tooth sensitivity...

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The Dental Dimensions

South San Jose, CA Dentist
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San Jose, CA 95123
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San Jose, CA 95129
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