Impacted Tooth

What Is It? An impacted tooth is a tooth that gets blocked as it is pushing through the gum into your mouth (erupting). Wisdom teeth often are impacted. Wisdom teeth usually begin to come in between the ages of 17 and 21. Dentists call these teeth th...


Dental Visits Focusing on Fun

Focusing on Fun 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 ...


5 Healthy Habits for Your Kids’ Oral Care

When it comes to your family’s oral health, the healthy behaviors you model for your children have an effect now and as they mature. According to a 10-year study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released in 2013, parents worked to get...


How to Treat Bad Breath in Teenagers

Bad breath is a common problem for teens and can be embarrassing in social situations. Treatment starts with understanding, so knowing the causes can help you learn how to treat bad breath in teenagers and prevent it from happening again. Also known ...


Detecting and Treating a Cracked Tooth

Some dental issues such as a knocked out tooth or a broken crown are pretty hard to miss. And while you may think that a cracked tooth would also be difficult to overlook, the truth is that many people have trouble spotting this dental problem. To gi...


Flossing Alternatives On the Go

Flossing once a day is essential for healthy teeth no matter where you are, but you might not want to pull out 18 inches of floss when you’re on the go. If you’re on a red-eye plane, sprinting to catch a train, or running from meeting to ...


Serious Tooth Infection

Your teeth are packed with nerves, which is why a toothache, while only affecting a small area of the mouth, is no small matter. The pain from a serious tooth infection can be debilitating, and it’s usually the result of a deeper issue. A tooth...



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