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The Usual Causes of Tooth Pain

Friday, September 23rd, 2022
The Usual Causes of Tooth Pain
Follow along with this guide to the most common causes of tooth pain so you’ll know how to treat it.

Tooth pain can arrive from seemingly out of nowhere, and never as an especially welcome visitor. Being able to do some preliminary amateur analysis as to “What’s going on in there!?” is a highly useful skill, though. That invisible red-hot needle mercilessly jabbing your gums likely indicates a different type of issue than, say, that dull persistent molar ache—or the dreaded sudden onset of extreme sensitivity to temperatures!
Many dental conditions can be indicative of more complex overarching health problems—ones that aren’t by any means confined to your mouth. Follow along with this guide to the most common causes of tooth pain so that, when next you awake in the throbbing throes of tooth trouble, you may actually be able to answer that silently-screamed why!?, and take appropriate ameliorative action all the faster.

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Common Indicators That You’ve Lost a Filling

Friday, September 2nd, 2022
Common Indicators That You’ve Lost a Filling
A filling can unexpectedly detach, and it can be hard to tell.

Even the best brushers and fiercest flossers can sometimes meet with misfortune on the dental front. A cavity may somehow breach your defenses and need to be filled. And sometimes—adding insult to injury—a filling can unexpectedly detach! This could happen for any number of reasons, but most likely among them are:

  • any force of impact to the face
  • formation of another cavity beneath the filling
  • biting into/chewing hard or sticky foods
  • teeth-grinding or jaw-clenching causing the repair work to gradually loosen

It can be a tricky situation, as the detachment itself often goes unnoticed. Shortly afterward, though, you’re likely to experience some unusual and potentially uncomfortable activity in your mouth. Since this scenario requires urgent dental attention, it’s important to familiarize yourself with these common indicators that you’ve lost a filling.

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Facts on Tooth Decay and How to Prevent It

Thursday, August 18th, 2022
Facts on Tooth Decay and How to Prevent It
Knowing what to look out for and how best to protect your oral health against tooth decay has become increasingly important.

There is no denying that tooth decay can be all too common among people these days. In fact, sugar is a key component of decay — and with people trying to create healthier lives in general limiting sugar intake generally can be incredibly helpful for your overall and oral health. The reality is, it can be tough to understand just what might be causing your tooth decay beyond sugar — so knowing what to look out for and how best to protect your oral health against decay become increasingly important. Ultimately, to better understand decay, you can begin to take control of your health — particularly your overall oral health. Here are some important facts to know about tooth decay and the best ways to prevent it. 

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What Can Impact Your Dental Health As You Age?

Friday, August 5th, 2022
What Can Impact Your Dental Health As You Age?
What can impact your dental health as you age, and how can you keep your pearly whites as healthy as possible?

When you think of your overall health, are you also thinking about your dental health? Your teeth and gums are a significant piece of the puzzle, especially as we get older. So, what can impact your dental health, and how can you keep your pearly whites as healthy as possible? 

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How to Handle Sensitive Teeth

Friday, July 22nd, 2022
How to Handle Sensitive Teeth
There are plenty of causes for sensitive teeth and you ought to see your dentist right away if your teeth are sensitive.

If you have tooth sensitivity, it might set your mind racing with possibilities. You may suddenly find yourself feeling discomfort or sensitivity whenever you consume hot, cold, sweet, or acidic foods and drinks. Brushing and flossing could even cause pain. Even breathing in cold air! There are plenty of causes for sensitive teeth and you ought to see your dentist right away if your teeth are sensitive. Once an underlying cause is established, that will be treated—but in the meantime, you also have to treat your sensitive teeth. Here are some possible ways to do so. 

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Different Ways to Fix a Chipped Tooth

Thursday, July 7th, 2022
Different Ways to Fix a Chipped Tooth
Having a chipped tooth might be something you’ll eventually need to deal with regarding your oral health.

Unfortunately, we can all be clumsy occasionally. As a result, having a chipped tooth might be something you’ll eventually need to deal with regarding your oral health. In fact, whether it’s a cracked or broken tooth, there are some key things you will absolutely want to know when it comes to dealing with such an uncomfortable situation. The reality is, there are restorative and cosmetic dental procedures that can help repair a chipped tooth effectively and efficiently. Ultimately, the proper treatment for a chipped tooth will usually revolve around just how badly your tooth has been chipped. Here are a few different ways to effectively and efficiently repair or fix a chipped tooth. 

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When and Why You Should Replace Your Toothbrush

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022
When and Why You Should Replace Your Toothbrush
Having a toothbrush replaced regularly becomes increasingly important.

Do you remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush? If you can’t remember, it might be time to do so! In fact, while we throw out expired food and old clothes, yet oftentimes, people forget about replacing and throwing out their toothbrushes as well. The reality is, dental hygiene is incredibly important to your overall health which is why having them replaced regularly becomes increasingly important. Ultimately, to maintain optimal dental health, having a fresh toothbrush and replacing it often will really help your oral health in the long run. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when it comes to when and why you should absolutely replace your toothbrush routinely.

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Signs of Potential Cavities

Thursday, May 19th, 2022
Signs of Potential Cavities
When it comes to cavities, you can nip them in the bud before they become problematic.

When it comes to cavities, you can nip them in the bud before they become problematic. In fact, there are some tell-tale signs that your cavity has reached the point where a professional might be the best solution. The reality is, tooth decay will usually form as a result of acids that have eroded due to bacteria that have eroded the enamel. Ultimately, these weakened areas of the tooth tend to be susceptible to erosion and decay if they are not treated immediately. Here are some key signs that you might have a cavity wreaking havoc in your mouth. 

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Easy Ways to Improve Your Dental Health

Friday, April 22nd, 2022
Easy Ways to Improve Your Dental Health
Improving your dental health is a vital part of improving your overall health!

Improving your dental health is a vital part of improving your overall health! However, sometimes it can be challenging to incorporate elements of dental care into your everyday routine. If you’re struggling to improve your oral care routine, here are a few tips to set you up for success. 

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How to Prevent Tooth Sensitivity

Friday, February 25th, 2022
How to Prevent Tooth Sensitivity
With a little care and thought, you can prevent tooth sensitivity from becoming a part of your life.
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