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...


Fractured And Broken Teeth

Teeth are remarkably strong, but they can chip, crack (fracture) or break. This can happen in several ways: Biting down on something hard Being hit in the face or mouth Falling Having cavities that weaken the tooth Having large, old amalgam fillings ...


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...


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...


What Causes Buck Teeth?

What causes buck teeth? As a parent, is there anything you can do to help prevent your child from developing them? Gum disease, affected chewing and speech, jaw problems and even tooth loss may result from an overbite. Protruding front teeth are usua...


4 Effective Teething Remedies for Babies

While it’s exciting to see your child’s first teeth come in, the process can be painful for your baby and, consequently, frustrating for you. Fortunately, there are several tried-and-true teething remedies for babies that can help ease yo...


Can Tooth Decay Be Reversed?

Take good care of your teeth, or your smile won’t be as bright and beautiful as you’d like it to be. When you slack on brushing and flossing,oral care problems will result, which could lead to cavities and gum problems. Tooth decay is wha...



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