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February 2018
The Effect of E-Cigarettes on Oral Health
Blog Highlights E-cigarettes allow their users to enjoy nicotine in an array of vapors and flavors There’s even less research and data describing the effects they may have on oral health The long-term effects of utilizing e-cigarettes are still unknown So, what is an electronic cigarette? An electronic cigarette, more commonly referred to as an...
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Causes, Relief
Blog Highlights 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...
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Problem of toothaches
Blog Highlights 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...
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Women with painful dental emergency.
Blog Highlights 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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Woman with sensitive teeth
Blog Highlights 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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Teeth Problems
Blog Highlights 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...
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Gum Disease
Blog Highlights 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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Women with sensitive teeth eating a popsicle
Blog Highlights 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...
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