Occasional teeth grinding or bruxism is very common and can be considered just a minor annoyance. However, repeated or chronic grinding can cause a variety of health complications, if not treated on time. It can even negatively impact your quality of life. Thus, it is recommended to follow your dentist's instructions to stop grinding your teeth as soon as possible from its...Continue reading
Activated charcoal teeth whitening is trending all over in the wellness industry, even in tubes of toothpaste. The black powder, prepared from coconut shells and other plant materials is believed to create a potent detoxifying agent that can absorb and eliminate stains caused by foods and beverages.
Unlike the charcoal used in your BBQ, this charcoal gets stimulated through reheating...Continue reading
Tooth sensitivity is becoming a common problem for many adults. Estimates suggest that about 40 million people have sensitive teeth in the US. That's over 12% of the total population.
While mild sensitivity can be easily tackled with simple home remedies, serious issues will require dedicated tooth sensitivity treatment. We'll explain both options in this blog, but first, let's...Continue reading
A dental abscess can form without warning. All of a sudden, you feel a throbbing pain in your jaw, and it gets worse within a few hours. It won’t cure on its own. This require attention from a dentist who can help rescue your tooth. If you don't get timely care for your dental abscess, the infection can extend beyond your jaw to your neck or other body...Continue reading
It's important to be proactive when taking care of your teeth. In addition to brushing, flossing and visiting your dentist regularly, there are other things you can do to prevent gum disease and tooth loss. Including the best foods for dental health in your diet is an excellent way to protect your teeth and improve your general well-being.
As you age, your body changes in many ways. The mouth and teeth are no exception. The natural alignment of your teeth can be altered by several things. The structure of your mouth and the health of your soft tissues will determine whether or not your teeth shift out of place.
As you age, your body changes in many...Continue reading
Do you have a toothache? It's important to visit your dentist to get rid of tooth pain. However, if you can't visit your dentist right away, you can try some home remedies for emergency toothache relief. Consult your dentist before trying any home remedies if the pain is severe or caused by any other medical condition.
If your child has a loose tooth, let it fall out on its own. However, if you want to pull out a loose tooth, you can follow some tips to make sure that the process is painless. If you can't pull the loose tooth easily, it's best that you visit a dentist for help.
If your child has a loose tooth, let it fall...Continue reading
American Cancer Society estimates that 49,670 people will get oral cavity or oropheryngeal cancer in 2017, of which 9,700 are likely to die. Oral cancer is grouped with head and neck cancers and of all the cancer types, oral...Continue reading
The frenulum (or simply Frenectomy) is the small piece of tissue that anchors the upper lip to the gums. In most cases, it only extends to the ridge of the tooth where the crown ends and the roots begin. Normally, as a child grows the frenulum will appear to shrink back preventing it from being seen when they smile or speak.
The frenulum (or...Continue reading