Sensitive Teeth Got Ya Down?

For a lot of us, biting into an ice cream sandwich or taking a swig of some steamy, delicious cocoa brings about a tiny bit of nervous apprehension. Is it going to hurt? For those of us that have sensitive teeth, the delights of hot and cold foods sometimes cause our mouths to hurt. It’s an unfortunate burden, and it …

The Power of Good Oral Health

Your dental health is something that you should always keep a keen eye on. More often than we should, we think of going to the dentist as something that is more about whitening and straightening teeth than actual healthcare. While going to a dentist is going to help keep or restore a beaming white smile and can straighten teeth, it’s …

Crowns

Crowns aren’t just for the heads of monarchs; they’re also a form of dental restoration that is often bonded to a tooth to prevent ongoing decay. For many people, they aren’t fully aware of the benefits of a crown versus a veneer or if it’s the best option for them in regards to combating the dental trouble that they might …

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Detergent Foods Maintain a Healthy Smile

There are foods that aren’t only just healthy for you in terms of the nutrients that they provide for mental acuity, muscle development, and energy—they are good for your teeth too! It’s not just old wive’s tales that certain foods can actually help improve your smile and preserve your enamel. These foods are detergents. Not the stuff you put in …

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Cavities, the Enemy of Oral Health

Brushing your teeth is something that you do every day. It’s something that, hopefully, you don’t think twice about. But, the importance of brushing your teeth cannot be overstated—it’s one of our most important tactics in the war against cavities and tooth decay. Cavities are the enemy, they are painful, they are annoying, they cause greater problems if left unchecked, …

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Sensitive Teeth Aren’t Any Fun

Sensitivity to cold foods is fairly common. If you’re nervous to take a bite of that ice cream cone, you’re not alone—over half of all Americans suffer from tooth sensitivity. Over sensitivity to warm or cold foods is very often a side effect of dentin hypersensitivity. When the enamel on our teeth is eroded, or when our gums recess, the …

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Oral Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Treatment

  Cancer is something that we all are aware of in some capacity. We know the dangers that it poses, at least to some degree. We’ve seen ribbons and wristbands raising awareness of its many forms, but many of us haven’t given a thought to the real possibility of cancer having an impact on our life if it hasn’t already. …

Tips for a Burned Mouth or Tongue

It’s happened to the best of us at one time or another: We know that we should probably wait for that hot pizza to cool down before taking a bite, but it just looks so good. Next thing you know – yow! The result is searing pain from a burned tongue, a burned mouth, and sometimes even burned gums. The …

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Tips For Better Dental Care

When you’re trying to maintain your pearly white smile there are a few things that you may or may not be doing to make sure the bright white doesn’t fade to yellow or become pocked with cavities. There are the obvious things like brushing daily, having routine cleanings with your dentist, refraining from smoking, and limiting sugar intake—but, there are …

Dental Hygiene’s Effects on Your Body

We all know the effect of dental hygiene on your mouth. If you don’t brush your teeth, floss, and watch what you eat you’re going to have bad breath and rotten teeth. Most of us even know the effects on the gums and throat. But, the thing that many of us take for granted is the effect that poor dental …