The top 3 myths about teeth you need to know

The top 3 myths about teeth you need to know

Teeth myths abound in the world. They include the legend that soda will dissolve a tooth overnight — it won’t, at least not overnight and — the story about George Washington’s wooden teeth — they were really ivory and gold. Unfortunately, teeth myths, mostly misleading and sometimes harmful, can affect your long-term dental health. Here… Continue Reading

Outstanding Crown Treatment

A dental crown is one option of restoring a damaged tooth. It acts like a thimble that covers over the whole tooth and holds everything together. If your dentist has recommended a dental crown, it is best to have it done as soon as possible to protect the damaged tooth from further damage. If the… Continue Reading

What can I do about a missing tooth?

What can I do about a missing tooth?

Teeth can be lost due to direct force and injury. If you are quick to preserve the tooth and get to a dentist, the tooth can often be saved. However, teeth lost to aging, poor dental hygiene or gum disease are not so easily recovered. Don’t Lose Your Head Over Lost Teeth On the bright… Continue Reading

Dental Fear – Overcoming your Fears

Dental Fear – Overcoming your Fears

Dental fear has stopped many people from visiting the dentist and receiving necessary care for their teeth and gums. Previous negative dental experiences, as well as fear of pain or anxiety about dental equipment, can prevent people from seeking the dental assistance they need. This can have a detrimental impact on oral health and on… Continue Reading

What you need to know about gum disease

What you need to know about gum disease

Have you ever brushed your teeth and noticed that your gums bleed a little? Perhaps you didn’t think much of it. However, gums that bleed consistently are a sign that something is wrong with your mouth. Early signs of gum disease Bleeding is one of the first signs you would notice of gum disease. This… Continue Reading

How to keep children’s teeth healthy this holiday season

How to keep children’s teeth healthy this holiday season

Children are more susceptible to cavities than adults. Even in children with healthy teeth, the enamel in their primary, or baby, teeth are not as hard or dense as that in adults. Protect Your Children’s Teeth During the Holidays Holiday treats and foods that are not part of the child’s normal diet can increase the… Continue Reading

Why does my jaw ache?

Why does my jaw ache?

There are a number of possible causes of an aching jaw. Until the problem causing the pain is corrected, jaw ache can make it difficult to chew or drink. Severe jaw pain can even cause headaches and digestive problems. Is an aching jaw serious? Not all jaw ache is a symptom of a serious condition.… Continue Reading

Will a dental implant work for me?

Will a dental implant work for me?

When you want to have missing teeth replaced, you don’t necessarily need to resort to dentures. Dental implants offer a more comfortable way to replace teeth that you’ve lost from decay, trauma or other dental problems. However, not everyone is a suitable candidate for them. What are dental implants? A dental implant is a titanium… Continue Reading