Mouthwash: Is It For You?

Mouthwash has long been used to clean teeth and freshen your breath. But is it necessary? If your dental hygiene has been good lately and you don’t have any problems with bad breath or plaque buildup, you don’t need to use mouthwash. However, if you’ve had trouble with regular brushing or flossing, mouthwash can help

Are Dental Crowns Necessary After Root Canal Surgery?

Toothaches are a menace, mainly because the pain can be acute, and you still need the problematic tooth for daily nourishing. One major cause of toothache is root canal infection which happens when the tissue inside your tooth decays. In such a case, the recommended course of action is to get root canal surgery. The

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8 things You Need to Know About Invisalign

Oddly spaced or crowded teeth can affect your smile, eating ability and self-confidence. Invisalign treatments have been increasing in popularity due to their ability to improve a smile. Invisalign is the brand name of a popular thin clear aligner used to correct dental problems. The aligner is made from SmartTrack, a type of flexible thermoplastic.

Wisdom Tooth

Considerations For Wisdom Tooth Removal

The third molars (the innermost teeth on each side at the top and bottom) are called “wisdom teeth”. The term is thought to have been used as the teeth appear between 17 and 25 years when a person enters adulthood and is “wiser.” The removal of wisdom teeth can have a substantial impact on the

Tooth Sensitivity

10 Best Ways to Treat Teeth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental condition, but it doesn’t have to become a big problem. According to the American Dental Association, one in four Americans suffer from some degree of tooth sensitivity. There are several ways to find relief if you have sensitive teeth and experience discomfort from eating cold foods or drinking hot

Does Alcohol affect implants

Does Alcohol Affect Dental Implants?

Following a dental implant procedure, it is best to refrain from excessive alcohol consumption. Consuming too much alcohol can greatly affect your health. This includes putting your dental implant at risk of avascular necrosis (AVN). Abstaining gives your dental implant time to recover after a surgical procedure. Also, your dental implant should not be affected

are dental implants safe for kids

Are Dental Implants Safe for Kids?

Are you trying to find a solution for your child’s missing tooth? You may consider getting them a tooth implant to solve the problem. We all know that accidents happen all the time, especially with kids. All the energy and playfulness can lead to a tooth getting chipped or, worse, knocked out. Dental implants are

probiotics and oral health

Probiotics And Oral Health

Are you having problems with bad breath or inflamed gums? Probiotics are a nice solution to solving some of the oral issues that you might be experiencing. There are millions of microbes living in your body, including your mouth. Some of these microbes include bacteria, viruses, and fungi. However, not all these microorganisms are there

teeth whitening vs veneers

Teeth Whitening Vs. Porcelain Veneers: Which Is Best for You?

Teeth staining is a common phenomenon for many people. Though stained teeth are not a dental issue unless you have an underlying oral condition, it poses an aesthetic problem for some people. Getting some color back to your teeth is mainly a cosmetic dental procedure. Teeth whitening and porcelain veneers are some common methods of

dysgeusia

Do I Have Dysgeusia?

Have you ever tasted your food and suddenly everything tastes sour, bitter, or metallic? If that’s the case, you may wonder, “do I have dysgeusia?” Dysgeusia is a taste disorder that distorts your perception of taste. People with this condition describe food as having a sour, sweet, bitter, or metallic taste. Dysgeusia can be from

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