Got Allergies? Tell Your Dentist

Many people do not rank the priority of visiting a dentist. People delay visiting the dentist for various reasons and mainly fear painful procedures. Some people will have a legitimate reason for avoiding the dentist, and allergy is among the reasons. When you visit us, talk to the dentist about your allergies, and this will […]

TMJ And Facial Pain

Experiencing pain in your face and jaw can be awful and even worse when you have no idea the root cause of the discomfort. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge-like joint that connects the upper and lower jawbones. If this joint is not working correctly, you may have signs of a disorder that affects […]

Caring For Dentures

Special toothbrushes are required to clean and are specifically articulated for dentures. Bush and clean your teeth once or twice a day. To remove food, plaque, and other deposits from your dentures, soak them and wash them with a soft-bristled brush and nonabrasive denture cleanser. Clean the grooves that fit against your gums if you […]

When Will A Dentist Pull A Tooth

Emergency tooth extraction sounds like a scary deal. It’s always good to save a tooth and that’s what every patient and dentist wants. In some cases, though, it might be too late to rescue an affected tooth. This is when you and your dentist might have to consider an emergency tooth removal. Reasons for Tooth […]

The Latest Advances In Oral Cancer Detection

Early oral cancer detection is paramount in forging an effective and successful treatment plan. This is the reason doctors advise the need to have frequent oral cancer screenings. Treatments at the onset stages automatically translate to better patient recovery outcomes. Thanks to technology that is advancing by the day, detecting cancer has now become easy […]

Effective ways to treat tooth infection

A tooth infection will occur the moment bacteria enters your tooth when it is decaying, chipped, or broken. Any infected tooth will develop some pus, leading to swelling and toothache. You will also experience some discomfort and pain. If untreated, the bacterial infection can spread to the gum and other parts of your body. Visiting […]

How Will My Dentist Treat Temporomandibular Disease

The temporomandibular joint, TMJ, is a dental disorder that results in the constant grinding of one’s teeth. The disorder is associated with discomfort and the inability to open your mouth. Research done on TMJ has established that genetics fuels the passing of the disorder from one generation to the other. However, in some cases, its […]

Ingredients To Look For In Oral Care Products

Therapeutics and cosmetic mouthwashes are the two most common oral care products. Therapeutic mouthwashes contain active substances that aid in managing dental conditions such as tooth decay, plaque, gum disease, and foul breath. Cosmetic mouthwashes typically have a superior taste and provide temporary breath freshening. They do not, however, include active substances that battle problems, […]

What is an ideal smile?

The question of an ideal smile has resulted in mixed reactions among many as the phrase ‘the beauty lies in the eye of the beholder’ stands. What one might consider an ideal smile may be different from the other. However, the common answer to the question has always been straight white teeth.Although the above answer […]

Is Alcohol Intake Good For My Oral Health?

Gum disease is the common implication of poor dental care. Ideally, when food remains are left lingering in the mouth forms a sticky film called the plaque, which harbors bacteria. Plaque formed around the gumline makes gums prone to infection, and in turn, the body’s immune system reacts, which causes gum inflammations. When the condition […]