Do you suffer from sensitivity to cold or hot foods or drinks? Does breathing cold air cause discomfort? You are not alone. Sensitive teeth is a common complaint among our patients, but this pain can be treated with professional care. Causes of teeth sensitivity may include: gum recession, worn enamel or dentin,...
When it comes to bad breath, we've all been culprits. The key is getting to it and fixing it as fast as possible, and hopefully before any friends are lost. The majority of breath mints are high in sugar. Sugar does not actually hurt the teeth or gums directly, but...
Everyone wants white teeth, but unfortunately some of our favorite foods and beverages have a different agenda in mind. It isn’t just natural and artificial dyes that present a problem; foods that are highly acidic promote staining by wearing down the enamel surface of the teeth, which allows color-containing...
Root canal therapy is a procedure that can save a tooth that is damaged on the inside. Without root canal, a tooth that has deadened nerves will eventually decay and fall out. A root canal thoroughly cleanses the tooth from the inside, clearing out dead pulp and replacing it...
A common question that I hear from patients considering or looking for restorative dental care is, 'What is a Prosthodontist?' As a result of that rigorous education and clinical instruction, this dental specialist has obtained the additional knowledge and skills that usually translate to more efficiently placed, longer lasting restorations, which also...
Your Dental Health Resource Magazine is happy to support World Smile Day®, Harvey Ball and Smiley! .For more information, visit http://www.worldsmileday.com. "...As is well known by now throughout the world Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963. That image went on to become the most...
Many dentists advertise that they are family dentists and can treat patients of any age, but when it comes to the dental needs of children, some parents prefer a specialist. This is where a pediatric dentist comes in. The difference between a pediatric dentist and a family or general...
  Calcium is as important for teeth as it is for bones. When we eat and drink, acids wash away minerals in our teeth, and this weakens the enamel. Foods that are rich in calcium, such as milk and cheese, are great choices for protecting this enamel and keeping it...

Top 4 Baby Teething Remedies

Seeing your child sprout their first pearly whites is an exciting occasion. Most babies start cutting their first teeth between four and six months, however times can vary greatly. Some babies are born with a tooth while others can take up to one year to show new teeth. All...
Wisdom teeth are the most posterior of all molars, residing in the far back corners of your mouth. They can emerge at any time, typically between 17 and 25, and often affect surrounding teeth as they come in. During a trip to the dentist, an X-ray can show how...