What A Healthy Tongue Should Look Like

What A Healthy Tongue Should Look Like

Your tongue says a lot about your oral health. Stick your tongue out the next time you look in the mirror. Does it look pink and covered in small nodules? Congratulations! You have a healthy tongue. If your tongue starts to look different than this, it could be a sign...

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Understanding Dental Crowding

Understanding Dental Crowding

In simple terms, dental crowding is caused by teeth being too large for the jaw they're growing in. Let's take a closer look at dental crowding and the problems it can cause. What challenges does dental crowding cause? If the teeth do not have enough space to grow in,...

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How To Treat Dry Mouth

How To Treat Dry Mouth

According to the American Dental Association, dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is caused by a limited amount of saliva in the mouth. Commonly mischaracterized as a disease, dry mouth is a symptom of a medical disorder or a side effect of taking certain kinds of...

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Important Information About Wisdom Teeth

Important Information About Wisdom Teeth

Why do we have wisdom teeth? According to scientists, our third set of teeth, otherwise known as wisdom teeth are evolution's answer to early human’s ancient diet of rough foods like roots and gamey meats. This kind of food caused damage to the teeth so nature gave us...

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Charcoal Whitening – What You Should Know

Charcoal Whitening – What You Should Know

Everyone wants to have a bright white smile. It seems a new tooth whitening product or procedure is introduced every year. Currently, the hottest trend in at home tooth whitening is charcoal. But is it effective and is it safe? You should always consult your dentist...

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Proper Toothbrush Care

Proper Toothbrush Care

You use your toothbrush several times a day, you depend on it to keep your teeth clean and healthy, but do you ever take care of it? You put this object in your mouth, so keeping it clean and sanitized is essential. Traveling can make this even trickier. Let's take a...

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Common Dental Emergencies

Common Dental Emergencies

A dental emergency can happen at any time to anyone for a variety of different reasons. It's important to stay calm and get to a dentist as soon as possible. Here are some tips to handle some of the most common dental emergencies. Missing Tooth Knocking a tooth out is...

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The Importance of Wearing A Mouth Guard

The Importance of Wearing A Mouth Guard

When playing sports or participating in any physical activity, it is important to do everything possible to protect yourself from injury. While helmets and protective gear are important, it is also important to protect your mouth and teeth while playing sports by...

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Reasons Not To Fear The Dentist

Many people experience anxiety about going to the dentist. They may be afraid of painful procedures or are afraid they haven't been taking proper care of their teeth. The truth is, going to the dentist does not have to be a scary event, it can actually be something to...

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Importance of Dental Sealants for Your Child

The constant friction between your child’s teeth exposes them to wear, tear, injury, and bacterial infection. Accumulation of food particles on tooth surfaces welcomes bacteria which can cause decay. However, many people have known the secret of dental sealants which...

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How Thumbsucking Can Impact A Child’s Teeth

Did you know that thumbsucking can start as early as before a child is born? It is a normal part of the growing process unless it persists beyond the age of 2-3 years. Beyond this age, the habit could negatively impact the healthy development of your child’s teeth,...

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Causes and Treatment of Sensitive Teeth

Maybe you prefer a hot cup of coffee to start your day or a cold glass of lemonade on a warm day. However, a sensitive tooth could impact your enjoyment of such beverages or food. According to The ADA, sensitivity is caused by exposure of the dentin of the tooth....

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What Causes Bad Breath

You could be asking what causes bad breath in your mouth. Regular mints and mouthwash may not be enough to get rid of the odor. The best approach is to know the cause before treating the symptoms. Bad breath is not only embarrassing but also makes you uncomfortable as...

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Why The ADA Recommends Dental Implants

A missing tooth can make you self-conscious and uncomfortable as you open your mouth. A feigned smile with your mouth closed not to reveal what your lips conceal will only make people suspicious. You could have lost your tooth from an accident or disease. Advancements...

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