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What Causes Chalky Teeth and How to Treat It

Have you ever ground your teeth together and felt the sensation of chalk running on a chalkboard? That comparison is valid, because chalky teeth is a common side effect of eating many kinds of foods. Chalky teeth can be a temporary side effect of eating foods high in...

Is Juuling Bad For Your Teeth?

Nicotine-delivering vaporizers have taken the world by storm as an alternative to smoking. Many are using “vapes” as a way to quit smoking, or as a recreational smoking device all its own. The Juul is one of the industry’s most popular models. But, one question many...

The Five Best Foods for Your Teeth

It may come as no surprise that different foods will have varying impacts on your teeth. There are the obvious offenders like sugary snacks, high-citrus fruits, and coffee. There’s also another rule of thumb to follow—if it will stain a white tablecloth, it will most...

TMJ Disorder: What is It, and What Can You Do About It?

If you find yourself experiencing prolonged pain of the jaw right below the cheekbone, you might have a temporomandibular joint disorder. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is what connects your jaw to the rest of your skull, located right under the cheekbone. Whether...

Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

Dental implants are one of the most permanent dental procedures you can undertake. It is also considered a major dental surgery, which means that these procedures shouldn’t be considered except when absolutely necessary. We’re going to take a look into the purpose of...

What is a Root Canal: The Root Canal Procedure Explained

At some point during your life, your dentist may suggest a root canal. While this is often considered a dreaded procedure, many people do not understand exactly what the procedure is, and what it entails. It’s All About the Roots Teeth have an interesting anatomy....

Why Do Wounds In Your Mouth Heal Faster?

One of the most amazing things about our bodies is our ability to heal ourselves. Got a scrape on your skin? Watch it slowly disappear, day by day, until it’s like it was never there at all (perhaps leaving a faint scar behind). Of course, when you have a cut or...

Does Natural Toothpaste Really Work?

In recent years, people have been turning toward the “all natural” version of just about any commonly used product. Consumers concerned with being healthier or more eco friendly opt for all-natural deodorants, bug repellent, and cleaning products. Organic foods grown...

How to Care for Baby’s Teeth: When to Start Brushing & More

Caring for Baby’s First Teeth Your little bundle of joy didn’t come packaged with instructions, and many new parents may feel overwhelmed with making sure they’re taking proper care of their child at every stage of life. Managing your child’s oral health is very...

New Study Shows e-Cigarettes Harm Gum Tissue

Are E-cigs Bad for Your Teeth? Many people think of e-cigarettes as healthier alternatives to traditional tobacco use… but new research shows that this concept may be nothing more than smoke and mirrors. Since vaping is a relatively new habit, there’s been a lack of...

What You Should Expect with Partial Dentures

Getting Partial Dentures? Here's What You Need to Know: Dentures, full or partial, can generate apprehension on the part of the patient. However if it's what your doctor recommended, it's probably the best option for you. Recipients who are new to the world of...

How to Choose a Dental Surgeon: 5 Questions You Must Ask

There are a host of questions you should ask when choosing a dental surgeon, but some are more vital than others. Choosing a competent dental surgeon is a critical task, since oral surgery may affect your overall quality of life, not only your smile and teeth. You may...

Understanding Enamel: How to Make Our Teeth Stronger

Enamel, the substance that covers the outside of our teeth, is the hardest material in our bodies. Made of mostly of minerals, this translucent coating protects our teeth and gives them the strength to crush, chew and tear the many different foods we eat. Our enamel...

Sensitive Teeth Pain: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

If you have ever taken a bite out of an ice cream or sipped from a hot mug of tea and felt a sharp, deep ache erupt immediately in one or more of your teeth, you're already all too familiar with the pain of having sensitive teeth. Fortunately, there's no need to...

Alternatives to Braces for Adults

Teeth Straightening Options One of the things we all learning on the way to becoming an adult is the importance of a first impression. And the appearance of our teeth goes a long way in that regard. An even, healthy-looking set of pearly whites helps us project a...

What Really Happens If You Skip Brushing At Bedtime?

Not Brushing Your Teeth Before Bed? Do you brush your teeth before you go to bed? Always? Without fail? If you can answer an unequivocal “yes,” you’re in the majority -- but just barely. According to a recent poll in Britain, 45% of adults admitted to sometimes...

How Long Should You Brush Your Teeth?

Brushing Your Teeth There are a lot of myths surrounding how to brush one's teeth, but fortunately, dentists have reached a general consensus regarding the length of time tooth brushing should last: Two full minutes. This duration of time is for brushing alone;...

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