teeth, health, smile, dentistWhether resulting from stress or bad habits, grinding our teeth (known as bruxism) can lead to some serious issues. What are some common symptoms associated with bruxism and when should you see your dentist for further advice?

– Bruxism will progressively damage the enamel of your teeth if it is not corrected.

– Your gums may also become affected, causing symptoms of gum disease or gingivitis.

– If you chip a tooth, immediately speak with your dentist.

“When you grind your teeth, the same force that gets put out to grind up food is now being put on your teeth.”

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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.