What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

If you avoid eating cold foods or drinking hot beverages because your teeth are sensitive, it may be time to get to the bottom of this painful condition. Approximately 40 million adults in the United States experience tooth sensitivity, according to ...


Dentistry for Kids: Focus on Fun, Not Fear

A visit to the dentist can be a frightening time for kids. From hearing stories of tooth extractions and fillings on the playground, to mirroring their parent’s own anxieties, your child may become quite resistant to a visit to the dental offic...


Why Replace a Filling?

Fillings don’t last forever. They can become discolored. Composite, tooth-colored fillings pick up stains, and yellow or darken over time. When you chew, your teeth and any fillings in them are subjected to tremendous pressures. Even if no othe...


Safe Storage for Family Toothbrushes

A toothbrush is the first defense against tooth decay and gingivitis, so it makes sense to ensure that this inexpensive tool is stored and maintained so it can do its job well. Safe storage for family toothbrushes isn’t difficult or complex, bu...


Chewing Tips After a Filling

After you get a filling in one or more of your teeth, soreness and tooth sensitivity may persist for hours, or even days, after you leave the dentist’s office. This can make eating and drinking an uncomfortable affair. Luckily, by following som...



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