Monthly Archives: February 2018

Treating Occasional Oral Discomfort

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  • Toothaches can range from uncomfortable to excruciating
  • If you notice discomfort or any change in your mouth, it's important to contact your dentist
  • Bleeding gums are often the result of something more serious such as gum disease or trauma
Sometimes, despite brushing twice a day, flossing regularly, and maintaining a good oral health care...
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Causes of Toothaches

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  • In most cases, toothaches are caused by cavities
  • A throbbing, incessant pain usually indicates something more serious than a cavity
  • No matter what level of tooth pain you experience, it's important to see your dentist
It's likely that at some point in your life, you will get a toothache. Toothaches can range from slightly...
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Treating TMJ

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  • To determine the best method of treatment for your TMJ, it's best to speak with your dentist
  • Some common causes are high levels of stress and teeth grinding
  • In extreme cases, you may need to undergo jaw joint surgery
TMJ pain can range from slight discomfort to excruciating pain. Unfortunately, there isn't one...
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  • Most pain in the jaw is referred to as TMJ jaw disorder
  • Unfortunately, scientists have yet to pinpoint the exact cause of TMJ jaw
  • In some cases, TMJ jaw can become chronic
Eating and speaking are two activities we do everyday without thinking. These functions are  made possible by the temporomandibular joint of...
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Do You Have a Cracked Tooth?

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  • A cracked tooth is painful because the crack often leaves the tooth pulp slightly exposed
  • Unfortunately, cracks may be hard to spot
  • As with most dental issues, early detection and treatment is imperative
Cracking a tooth can be painful and, if left untreated, can lead to further oral problems. Teeth crack for a number...
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Is Tooth Recession a Thing?

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  • Gum recession can lead to tooth pain which may be one reason for the misleading name
  • Your dentist can easily identify if you're suffering from gum disease
  • It's important to maintain a healthy oral regime at home to help prevent gum recession
No, but gum recession or receding gums are very real. Gum...
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Home Treatments for Sensitive Teeth

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  • If you start to experience sensitivity in your teeth, you should speak with your dentist
  • Certain types of foods can actually help remineralize the enamel of your teeth
  • The main cause of tooth sensitivity is exposed nerves
It's important to maintain good oral hygiene to avoid dental issues such as sensitive teeth. If you...
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