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If you were to go back a century, you would find bad oral hygiene as a common problem. While there were dentists, people just didn’t take good care of their teeth or visit the dentist often. There was also a trend within dentistry to fix...

Not many people truly enjoy going to the dentist. We understand that there is just a feeling of discomfort and at times embarrassment of someone examining your mouth. Not to mention all the instruments used that make the whole process even scarier. However, the importance...

Plaque is one of those oral problems that just happens. It is nearly impossible to ensure you get every bit of particle stuck between your teeth or on its surface completely out. You can brush, floss, and take other measures for good oral health but...

Tooth decay is a serious problem that is on the rise in the US in children and adults alike. This is due to the lack of awareness of how incorporating fluoride in our oral health routine can help combat decay. From childhood, we are informed of...

A root canal is considered to be one of the most painful oral treatment. But at the same time, it is rather vital when the need for it occurs.  Also referred to as endodontic therapy, root canal helps remove any infection that forms inside a tooth....

Toothaches can be triggered by a wide variety of causes. Some of them surprising, but the common factor with all toothaches is that they signal to you that something isn’t right somewhere. It is therefore important for you to educate yourself about the different possible...

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons estimates that nearly seven out of ten Americans aged between 35 and 44 are missing at least one natural tooth. This means that millions of people either have restorations or have a gap in their mouth. If...

Dental x-rays work in a similar manner as a regular x-ray. However, they are made to provide imaging of the teeth. With the help of dental x-rays, the dentist can analyze the health of an individual’s mouth. The x-ray machine employs low levels of radiation...

Every parent knows how important it is for their kids to brush and floss their teeth. After all, it has been engraved into our minds by our dentists. But when it comes to kids, just brushing and flossing may not be enough, especially when it...

If you have ever seen acrylic fingernails then you have an idea of what a dental veneer is. Dental veneers are similar because the veneer goes over the tooth. Dental veneers are mainly used to fix esthetic problems, such as discolored teeth. This article discusses the other things...