PATIENT EDUCATION: Dental Articles
Practicing good dental health is important to maintaining a healthy mouth, teeth and gums. your smile will embrace your appearance and quality of your life.
Sensitive teeth, referred to medically as dentinal hypersensitivity, can occur when gums pull away from your teeth at the gumline exposing the dentin layer of your tooth. Dentin is [...]
Dental Implants: All the facts
Dental implants are posts, or anchors, that are surgically implanted into the jawbone and fulfil the role that the root did in the natural tooth. Once the dental implants [...]
Dental Abscess: Symptoms, remedies and prevention
A dental abscess is a painful swelling filled with a thick fluid that is yellow in color (pus). There are two types of dental abscess, a gum abscess (also [...]
Cold Sores: All you need to know
Cold sores are a painful infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. Known commonly as fever blisters, these blisters can appear on any part of the body but are [...]
Dental hygiene for the little ones
Your child’s well-being is your biggest concern and their oral hygiene is an important part of their overall health. Taking care of your child’s teeth and gums begins with [...]
Cavities: The tooth-eating monsters!
Cavities, also referred to as tooth decay, or dental caries, is the breakdown of the hard tissues of the tooth. This breakdown, or demineralization, is caused by acids produced [...]
Canker Sores: how to deal with one of the most annoying oral conditions!
A canker sore is a small, painful sore that develops inside the mouth. The medical name for it is aphthous ulcers. These shallow sores can be found on or [...]
Teeth Tartar(Dental calculus): Facts and Remedies
Teeth tartar, also known as dental calculus, is a crusty deposit that can trap stains on the teeth and cause discoloration. It creates a strong bond that can only [...]
Burning Mouth Syndrome (Burning Tongue)
A burning sensation in the mouth is a common feeling that can happen due to a number of disorders. When this burning sensation happens along with other symptoms, this [...]