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crown pain

Symptoms Explained While tooth crowns are designed to protect a damaged tooth, they can still cause pain and become infected, just like normal teeth. However, while tooth crown pain is uncomfortable, it is usually simple to alleviate, either through medication…

deep cleaning teeth

Deep cleaning your teeth might sound like something a dental professional recommend if you’ve not been brushing your teeth well enough or if you’ve missed more than a few dental visits. But in fact, deep cleaning is a dental procedure…

toothpaste

What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral in your bones and teeth. It’s also found naturally in the following: water soil plants rocks air Fluoride is commonly used in dentistry to strengthen enamel, which is the outer layer of your…

Recovery from wisdom teeth removal usually takes a couple of weeks. Some people might need stitches to help close the wound. The dental surgeon will usually remove the stitches after about 1 week. Sometimes, the surgery causes bruising, swelling, and…

teeth wisdom pain

Wisdom teeth are the molars (back teeth) that come through last, usually in your late teens or early 20s. This is a normal part of mouth development. There are normally four wisdom teeth – two in the upper jaw and…

teeth contouring

  Dental contouring is, as it sounds, the reshaping of the teeth. It is considered a cosmetic dental procedure, known in the industry as odontoplasty or enameloplasty. The process includes removing small portions of tooth enamel to improve the surface,…

dental

“Accidents happen” is one of those phrases we casually throw around without thinking. But the reality is that accidents can have quite serious consequences for our teeth. The good news is that the trauma of dental injury can be minimized…

cosmetic dentistry

  What is cosmetic dentistry? Dentistry is no longer just a case of filling and taking out teeth. Nowadays many people turn to cosmetic dentistry, or ‘aesthetic dentistry’, as a way of improving their appearance. They do this in the…

  Oral probiotic benefits Probiotics are healthy bacteria. They’re mostly known for their impact on digestive health. But research is starting to show that they can help keep your mouth healthy, too. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not…

staining teeth

  Spots of brown discoloration on the teeth are very common. People can often prevent or eliminate them by making certain lifestyle changes or seeking dental treatment. These spots can vary in color from yellowish-brown to black-brown. The shape and…