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 ...


Lodged Foreign Bodies

Small pieces of food — especially things like popcorn hulls — can get under your gums. If these pieces aren’t removed, the area can get irritated, and even infected. What You Can Do If you feel something wedged under your gum, gently use de...


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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