Why You Should Not Skip Dental Checkups

People once only visited a dentist when something was wrong. Today, the American Dental Association recommends biannual checkups and cleanings as a preventative measure to having to come in for an emergency, but many people still only seek dental care when they have a problem. Unfortunately, waiting to see a dentist until you have symptoms…

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Why Wisdom Teeth Need to be Removed

While not everybody needs to have their wisdom teeth removed necessarily, a vast majority of people will need to have their wisdom teeth removed at some point. There are a few different reasons why you may need to have them removed.

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When You Cannot Avoid Root Canal Treatment

A root canal treatment is done to save a tooth when an infection or injury does irreversible damage to the pulp of the tooth. If the pulp is inflamed, but not infected, there is a chance it may heal and return to normal. But if the pulp has become infected or damaged beyond the point…

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When Tooth Pain Means Tooth Decay

A toothache is usually caused by tooth infection, which is caused by tooth decay. There are a number of known causes of tooth decay, including smoking, dry mouth, high sugar intake, and not brushing and flossing regularly. Knowing the causes and accounting for them can limit your exposure to tooth decay, and toothache.

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What Wears the Teeth

While it is always important to be vigilant in your fight against tooth decay, there are other things you should also watch out for that can lead to your teeth wearing down.

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Tooth Pain and Your Brain

It has long been known that different parts of the brain correspond to different parts of the body. Even though this is true, there have not been many studies researching the link between the brain and tooth pain. A recent study sought to explore how the brain may be used to study and treat tooth…

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Tips for People with Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity can really affect the well-being of those who suffer from it. Teeth usually become sensitive because the dentin becomes exposed. Dentin is the layer beneath your enamel, and it gets exposed when the enamel is worn away. Dentin can also be exposed from receding gums. There are a few different tips you can…

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Signs of Tooth Decay

When bacteria in plaque feed off of the sugars in the foods that we eat, they create a harmful acid byproduct that causes tooth decay. There are a few different ways you can tell if you have experienced tooth decay.

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Remedies for Tooth Sensitivity

Sensitive teeth can make it hard to eat the foods you love or enjoy a cold or hot drink. They can even make it hard to breathe on a cold day. If you have sensitive teeth and are looking for a solution, we can help. Many treatment options are available for sensitive teeth. With the…

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Reasons for Sensitivity to Hot and Cold

Sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures can really limit your diet. You may find yourself choosing lukewarm foods and drinks just to avoid the pain, but you do have other options. In most cases, temperature sensitivity is due to enamel erosion or gum recession.

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