A Custom Night Guard Can Help Prevent Various Complications Related to Bruxism

Chronic stress that goes unresolved and certain respiratory conditions can cause you to unconsciously clench and grind your teeth while you sleep at night. While it might seem banal this chronic condition, which is known as bruxism can lead to a myriad of potential oral complications. The excessive force applied to your teeth night after night can eventually cause fractures... read more »

A Chronic Eating Disorder Can Cause Several Oral Health Problems

Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia can have a profound effect on the health of your mind, body, and mouth. The chronic malnutrition and potential exposure to excess gastric acids can harm your teeth, gums, and other soft oral tissues. Here at Prosthodontics of the Carolinas clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Hoffmann and his staff specialists have the experience... read more »

Dental Sealants Help to Keep Tooth Decay at Bay

When it comes to creating a healthy, beautiful smile, it is vital to protect the teeth you have. Dr. Ralph Hoffmann of Ralph M Hoffmann DMD PA is pleased to offer dental sealants to protect your smile in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dental sealants are a thin plastic coating which is typically placed on your molars and premolars to keep food particles and... read more »