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May 24, 2018, 4:14 AM
Tooth infections are cause for concern for many reasons. They are painful and can put your tooth at risk. However, if you allow a tooth infection to go untreated, it can become dangerous and even life-threatening.
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Apr 12, 2018, 9:55 PM
Making sure to visit your regular dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and a checkup is a vital part of maintaining your oral health. However, your dentist is able to detect a lot more than just dental problems. He…
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Mar 29, 2018, 4:47 PM
Gapped teeth, also called diastema, is a distinct gap between the teeth. Diastema is a term most often used for describing the gap between the two front upper teeth, which is the most common gap. Around 50% of children under…
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Mar 16, 2018, 5:42 PM
It can be stressful and painful when you have a tooth knocked out. Luckily, there are a few ways for a knocked-out tooth to be saved and reinserted into the mouth, but the proper steps must be taken swiftly. It’s important to…
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Feb 28, 2018, 6:57 PM
Women who are going through menopause are more likely to suffer from dry mouth than they are at any other time in their lives. Dry mouth can cause quite a few dental problems, which is why women going through menopause are…
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Feb 13, 2018, 5:02 PM
There are several ways that teeth can become stained or discolored. The three main reasons for tooth staining discoloration are extrinsic stains, intrinsic stains, and age-related stains.
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Jan 29, 2018, 8:18 PM
Gum recession can cause embarrassment and lack of self-confidence due to the aesthetic effect it can have on your smile. However, it’s not just the appearance of receding gums that should cause concern. In fact, gum recession…
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Jan 22, 2018, 10:07 PM
A healthy mouth is often a good indicator that your overall health is also in good shape. Just as it’s important to know the symptoms of dental problems, you should also know what it looks like when your mouth is healthy.…
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Dec 15, 2017, 6:03 PM
Fluoride is a very important mineral for the health of your children’s teeth. Fluoride is able to protect the tooth enamel and can help prevent dental cavities and even reverse the early stages of tooth decay. However,…
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Dec 8, 2017, 1:40 PM
Like most products, the right dental floss for your and your family will depend mostly on your personal needs and preference. Dental floss is available in a wide array of textures and flavors, but the function of each is the…
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Nov 24, 2017, 2:48 PM
Brushing your teeth every day is a necessary and important part of maintaining your oral health. Because we’ve all (hopefully) been brushing our teeth on our own since the ages of 5 or 6, we’d like to think we have a pretty…
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Nov 8, 2017, 11:47 PM
It’s recently been found that approximately 10% of high school aged kids have used or currently use electronic cigarettes. This is much higher than the adult average, which is only around 2.8%. A lot of these high schoolers…
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Oct 20, 2017, 8:49 PM
Most people who suffer from bruxism (the clenching and/or grinding of teeth while sleeping) don’t even know that they suffer from it. Bruxism can be the result of a sleep disorder or stress during the day. No matter the…
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Aug 17, 2017, 9:39 PM
It may surprise you to learn that there is a proven connection between sinus pain and tooth pain. If you’re suffering from tooth pain, your thoughts may immediately go to a dental cavity or some other dental problem. However,…
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Aug 17, 2017, 9:15 PM
Almost all of us have experienced a dental cavity or some kind of dental pain at some point in our lives. If a dental cavity goes untreated for too long, it can reach further and further into the tooth, eventually reaching…
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