If you have sensitive teeth, you already know it. Cold or frozen foods can wreak havoc on your pearly whites. Here are some things you can do to lessen the pain in your mouth. You may be brushing your teeth too vigorously or using a hard-bristled toothbrush. Over time, you can wear down the protective…
You can have great oral hygiene — brushing your teeth, flossing between your gums, scraping your tongue and using mouthwash but can you do more? Do you snore? What causes it? What can be done? How does it affect my mouth? First, let’s learn more about it.
Let’s face facts: if you’re an adult, you know exactly why you’re getting braces. At this point, it’s more psychological than physical when it comes to dealing with it. The end result is have a nicer looker smile with the straightening of your teeth — easier said than done but here are some tips to help you survive braces as an adult.
Teeth whitening is the most popular procedure sought by patients. Those numbers don’t include the people who do it themselves with home whitening kits. However it is not right for everyone and if you do it incorrectly you risk doing serious damage to your teeth. That’s why it’s always a good idea to consult and get your professional.
Teeth grinding or bruxism is involuntary or habitual grinding of your teeth, typically during sleep but not always. This can cause headaches, jaw pain and damaged teeth but that’s not the only after effects of bruxism. Here are some more you may have not realized.
There is a common misconception that cavities in baby teeth don’t need to be filled because the teeth are going to fall out anyway. The fact is there are many reasons why it’s important to treat your child’s decaying teeth now rather than wait for permanent ones to come up.
A dental crown is one of the most common and safe dental procedures around. The crown is a cap that goes over a tooth that may be broken or has a large, noticeable filling in it. The crown restores the shape and appearance of the broken tooth.
Word to the Wise Did you know that the term “wisdom” tooth refers to the fact that these are the last teeth in your mouth to develop, and eventually erupt? Because these teeth appear a bit later in life, usually during your teen years and/or early adulthood, at an age where people are presumably wiser…
It could be the sound of the drill. Or maybe it’s the ominous looking machinery and people in masks, peering into your mouth. A trip to the dentist isn’t really something most people look forward to, and having a root canal is definitely on the bottom of their to-do list.
A few years back the oral hygiene company Reach created floss with a Fluoride coating on it. You might thinking to yourself that this miraculous floss product could solve all of your life’s problems, or at least your tooth-related problems