Gum recession is an uncomfortable condition in which the gum tissue actually begins to pull away from the teeth. You may notice that your teeth look longer, or notice discolored areas between your gumline and your teeth. Receding gums can cause tooth sensitivity, loose teeth, and can affect the...
Brush, floss, stay away from sugar. Easy, right? While taking care of your oral health is relatively simple, it’s also the quality that you put into these tasks that matters. Prevention is the best treatment against many oral health issues such as bad breath and tooth decay. Your teeth...
Your wedding day is one of the biggest and most memorable days of your life. You want to look fabulous and feel confident smiling in all of your wedding photos. Not all of us are happy with the way our smile looks, but there are ways to change that....
Getting dental implants to replace your missing teeth involves a minor surgical procedure. During the procedure, a post will be inserted into your jawbone. This post is typically made of metal or ceramic, and will become the foundation for your final tooth restoration, a dental crown. Dental implant surgery is considered to be...
Taking care of your oral health is important year-round, but considering the many food temptations of the holidays, it’s easy to slip up and enjoy treats this time of year. Being mindful of the top holiday foods that’ll give you cavities is important so that you can know what’s...
Dental anesthesia certainly has its uses—it helps prevent patients from experiencing discomfort during their visit and allows dentists to provide necessary treatment. However, it’s understandable that some patients would want to avoid dental anesthesia. Many patients would prefer to avoid having an anesthetic injected into their mouth while some patients...
When you haven’t been to see a dentist for awhile, there’s a good chance it’s because you are one of the many people who doesn’t like going to the dentist. The good news is that as time passes, dentistry becomes more advanced, and the advancement often means going to...
Tooth decay happens when acids and bacteria caused by plaque and the foods we eat attack our tooth enamel. Tooth enamel—the hard substance that makes our teeth shiny—is meant to protect our teeth, but it can be worn away over time due to damage. Once tooth enamel is gone,...
When it comes to taking care of your teeth, there are few things you can do that are more impactful than daily brushing. Plaque takes just a few hours to form on your teeth, and can cause enamel damage that leads to cavities and tooth sensitivity. Fortunately, by regularly removing...
Bad breath is frustrating after eating trigger foods such as garlic or fish, but when having bad breath becomes a regular occurrence, there could be another problem going on. While chronic bad breath is typically a sign of gum disease, there are other causes of the condition, and your...

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