Many people consume carbonated beverages, fruit juice, and highly acidic foods every day but probably don’t realize that they may be harming their teeth by causing tooth erosion.
While tooth decay is often the primary cause of a toothache, it’s important for you to have a complete oral examination to determine the cause.
Tooth decay can be caused by a variety of things. In medical terms, cavities are called caries, which are caused by long-term destructive forces acting on tooth structures such as enamel and the tooth’s inner dentin material.
Did you know that your mouth is a window to the health of your entire body? Good oral health is not only important if you want to keep your teeth strong and healthy, but studies show that keeping your mouth healthy can prevent a number of other serious diseases throughout the body. Check out some info from WebMD about this serious connection!
TMJ Pain refers to the temporomandibular joint which is the complex joint system that connects the upper and lower jaws. Typically, the pain most people experience is muscular in nature.
We’ve all heard about the correlation of dental health with heart disease, strokes, and diabetes, but it’s likely you didn’t know that good oral hygiene and dentist visits can also effect brain function! Check out this article from Rodale News about the relationship between brushing and your brain!
Chipped, Cracked, or Broken Teeth
There are few things in life that are as miserable, distracting, and tiring as mouth pain. Everyday parts of your routine – such as eating, sleeping, and even speaking – can be affected by the agony in your mouth. Are you suffering from chipped, cracked, or broken teeth? Contact us today!
How to Choose a Toothbrush
Imagine: standing in the dental aisle of your local grocery store, you are confronted with shelves upon shelves of toothbrushes. Each toothbrush looks, more or less, the same. They may come in a variety of colors, softness levels, and some even have batteries, but, for the most part, there’s nothing that distinguishes one from the other nor makes one of the many options jump out as the toothbrush you should buy. Despite all the bells and whistles used by companies to differentiate their dental products from one another, what makes a good toothbrush is actually quite simple…
Oral Health and the Effect of Medications
Some medications, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter preparations, can damage your teeth. Medications can cause gum problems such as inflammation, bleeding or ulceration. Diseased gums can lead to other dental problems including tooth loss.
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