Sensitive Gums vs. Sensitive Teeth

When it comes to your mouth, two of the main cogs in the engine are the gums and teeth. It’s easy to take the necessary functions they perform for granted – that is, until your mouth is in pain. Whether you have sensitive gums or sensitive te...


What is TMJ?

The temporomandibular joint is more commonly referred to as the TMJ joint, but what is TMJ? This joint is actually located at the base of the skull in front of the ear structure and connects the lower jaw (mandible) with the upper jaw (maxilla). Unli...


Sore Gums Causes and Treatments

Are your gums sore and bleeding? This situation isn’t just uncomfortable, it can be unsettling. You may feel like you have something seriously wrong inside your mouth. While sore, bleeding gums certainly shouldn’t be ignored, there’...


Lost Filling or Crown

Fillings are materials used to fill cavities in the teeth. Crowns cover the tops of damaged teeth. Sometimes, fillings or crowns fall out. In some cases, a filling or crown may come loose because there is decay underneath it. The decay destroys part ...


Why Your Dentist Suggests Debridement

Your body naturally produces plaque, the soft, sticky substance that coats your teeth. When plaque goes uncleaned or builds up along your teeth, it becomes tartar, which is hard and more difficult to remove. Usually, both of these substances are addr...


Should You Use a Toothbrush Cover?

At any given moment, your mouth is teeming with hundreds of different types of bacteria, which is why you need to brush your teeth regularly. It shouldn’t be shocking to learn that these germs can transfer to your toothbrush. Depending on wher...



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