Health

Should I Go To The Dentist For Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity can be harmless, or the sign of underlying damage. Which type of sensitivity are you experiencing? Find out what to do about your own sensitive teeth

These Are The Worst Foods You Can Eat

If you want to ruin your teeth, eating your way through this list is a good place to start. 

How Do I Know if My Child Has a Cavity?

How do I know if my child has a cavity? What are the warning signs that my child has a cavity? What should I do if I think my child has a cavity?

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What is Periodontal Disease?

Assuming you eat three meals per day, that equals 1095 meals per year (snacking not included). Add that up over the course of your lifetime and that’s a lot of chewing. Thankfully, our teeth are anchored in strong bones that, if cared for properly, will endure for the long haul.

What are the benefits of flossing?

A consistent flossing routine is vital for anyone aspiring to maintain long-term dental health. Flossing gives your a teeth a more clean feeling and removes plaque and food particles that can cause long-term damage.

Why do the bristles on my toothbrush bend out?

Does your toothbrush typically look like it’s having a bad hair day? Are the bristles bending out in all directions? If your answer is yes, you may need to make an adjustment to your brushing style.

What is the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?

Plaque is easily removed by brushing, but can cause cavities, periodontal disease, and gingivitis if regular brushing and flossing is neglected. One of the biggest hazards of plaque is its acidity, which causes harm to tooth enamel.

How long should my toothbrush last?

The only drawback is we often step up to the sink and forget to evaluate the condition of our toothbrush. If you've been on auto-pilot with the same toothbrush for a while, the findings can be a little alarming.

How long should I brush my teeth?

Divide your mouth up into four quadrants (upper right, upper left, lower right, lower left) and brush for 30 seconds in each quadrant. Not only will this help you brush for the correct duration, it also ensures you are giving all teeth equal attention.

Why Should I Brush Twice a Day?

A good toothbrush is your mouth’s greatest ally in the fight against plaque. Plaque is a sticky deposit on teeth accumulated from eating and drinking throughout the day. It’s also a bacterial breeding ground.