Category: Dental Health Care
Different foods and drinks can affect your teeth. Foods and drinks that contain high amounts of sugars and carbohydrates help create bacteria in your mouth that hurt your tooth enamel soon after you enjoy a snack or meal. That is why it is very important that you brush your teeth after you eat, so that Read more »
Toddlers have temporary baby teeth that will fall with time, and later they will be replaced with a set of adult teeth. This often makes their parents think that it isn't important to take care of their childrensâ€™ first set of teeth. This assumption isnâ€™t really good for their childâ€™s dental health. This may lead to Read more »
The old saying that "you are what you eat" may not be literally true, but there are certainly some foods that are better for your health than others. The same is true about these certain foods and your teeth. While sugary and sticky foods are bad for your teeth, others can actually help you maintain a Read more »
When tooth enamel is worn or the root of the tooth is exposed, it can cause difficulties. People with sensitive teeth can experience temporary pain when brushing, flossing and consuming food or drinks. Other conditions that can cause temporary pain include a cracked or chipped tooth, Read more »
While it's important to see a dentist regularly every six months, sometimes there are situations that require more immediate attention. Such emergencies include accidents when teeth get knocked out, chipped, fractured or pushed out of position. Other injuries to the mouth tissue, tongue or lip can also warrant a single-visit dental implant.
Tooth erosion consists of the tooth's protective enamel layer getting worn away. While erosion can occur naturally from biting and chewing, specific habits and conditions can accelerate the process, including the following: Sugary foods and drinks. Plaque bacteria feed on sugar. When the bacteria digest the sugar, they produce acid, leading to tooth erosion. Acidic foods Read more »
Regular dental visits are the key for oral health as well as general health. Cleaning teeth is just one part of the appointment. During your check-up, the dentist or dental hygienist will also perform a head and neck examination, assess the health of your gums, and look at your mouth for signs for other issues such Read more »