Southeast Dental - Dentist in Markham, ON

Address : 70 Karachi Dr, Markham ON L3S 0B5
  Call Us : 905-471-2002

To Our Patients -
We're Open Now

On behalf of the entire team at Southeast Dental we sincerely hope that you and your family are in good health. We are happy to inform you that we are now able to provide dental care once again.

While many things have changed over the last few months, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your health and safety. Our office has always followed strict infection control standards and in order to keep us all protected during this pandemic and in the future, we have updated our protocols. When we see you at your next appointment, things will be a little different but rest assured, it’s all in the best interest of our staff, patients and families. Click here to see how your next visit will look.

We look forward to seeing you again soon. Please call or text us at 905-471-2002 or email us at info@southeastdental.ca to book your next appointment.

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Sleep Habits & Your Dental Health

It’s common knowledge that sleep plays a large role in the body’s overall health. But did you know it can also affect your oral health? It’s true – getting enough hours of sleep each night is important for your dental health, and a lack of sleep can sometimes be harmful. On the other hand, some dental problems are known to negatively affect your sleep as well. Here are a few ways that sleep influences your dental health, and vice versa:

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A Real Grind – Solutions for Bruxism

After a good night’s sleep, most people would expect to wake up feeling refreshed and rested, ready to take on the day. But for those who have to deal with bruxism, unfortunately that is rarely the case.

Bruxism, the medical term for what most refer to as teeth grinding, is quite common in adults. Often, people don’t even realize they’ve been grinding their teeth throughout the night, if it wasn’t for the resulting jaw pain and sore teeth they’re met with in the morning. Bruxism is thought to be the result of many different possible causes – the main one believed to be stress and anxiety. Additional causes include misalignment of the upper and lower teeth, sleep apnea, snoring and other sleep issues, and even acid reflux.

Luckily, there are ways to deal with teeth grinding. Here are a few that are worth giving a try:

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