Category Archives: Tooth Care

What To Eat For Healthy Teeth

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth We all know that for good oral health, we should be brushing (twice daily), flossing and rinsing our teeth.  Ideally, after every meal or beverage other than water we would be rinsing and cleaning … Continue reading

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What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth?

What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth? Are cold or hot drinks and food causing you tooth pain?  If so, it means that you are suffering from one of the most common dental conditions known as sensitive teeth.  Tooth sensitivity … Continue reading

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What causes tooth sensitivity?

Under normal conditions, the underlying dentine of the tooth (second layer of the tooth structure) is covered by the enamel crown and the gums that surround the tooth. Over time, the enamel can get thinner, thus providing less protection. The … Continue reading

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Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Your dentist says you need to have your wisdom teeth taken out. But they don’t hurt, you say, so why remove them? These days, oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth is a standard practice — almost a rite of passage … Continue reading

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Symptoms of an Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth is a painful infection at the root of a tooth or between the gum and a tooth. It’s most commonly caused by severe tooth decay. Other causes of tooth abscess are trauma to the tooth, such as … Continue reading

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9 Causes of Tooth Pain

1. Too Much Mouthwash Love minty fresh breath? If you swig mouthwash throughout the day, you may set yourself up for a sore mouth. That’s because some products have acids that make already-sensitive teeth worse. The solution: Ask your dentist about … Continue reading

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April is National Oral Health Month – 5 steps to good oral health

April is National Oral Health Month Although the mouth is part of the body, we often think of it as something separate. We often ignore bleeding or tender gums, while an irritation or pain elsewhere in the body would mean … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Fend Off Dangerous Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (gum disease) describes a condition when gums or gingiva tissue becomes unhealthy. There are many factors contributing to this infection, and studies show more than 75 percent of American adults have some form of gum disease. The problem … Continue reading

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4 Benefits of Using Mouthwash

Brushing and flossing are the best ways to avoid oral health issues like gingivitis. If you add mouthwash into the equation you’re set for success. Mouthwash is an effective tool in the fight against tooth decay, gingivitis, as well as … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Whiter Teeth

Our teeth are irreplaceable. It’s important to keep those pearly whites looking their whitest, because nothing says confidence quite like a beaming smile. In order to keep your smile looking it’s best and brightest, here are six tips to make … Continue reading

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