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...


How Do I Know If My Baby Is Teething

Determining what’s wrong with a fussy baby is a tough part of parenting. When your baby is fed, changed and otherwise healthy, but still fussing, you may find yourself wondering, how do I know if my baby is teething? Look for these signs and sy...


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 ...


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...


The Basics of Mouth Sores

Mouth sores can be annoying, painful and unsightly. They can be caused by bacterial, viral or fungal infections, a loose orthodontic wire, a denture that doesn’t fit, or a sharp edge from a broken tooth or filling. Among the most common mouth sores...


How to Deal with Toddler Teething Pains

There are few things that are as upsetting as your child suffering from teething pains. As most parents know, babies’ teeth erupt in a particular order, starting with the upper and lower front teeth. Just when you think it’s over, your to...



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