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Everything You Need To Know About Teeth Whitening

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the many teeth whitening products on the market today. Gels and white strips and rinses, oh my! What do dentists have to say about all of these products? Which ones are effective? Which ones

So You Have A Mouth Sore….

We’ve all had that uncomfortable feeling of eating something spicy or drinking something hot, only to discover a painful mouth sore. Mouth sores are very common and occur on the gums, lips or tongue, or inside the cheeks. There are

A Dental History Timeline- From “Tooth Worms” To Today.

Did you know that as early as 5000 BC, ancient Sumerians thought tooth decay was caused by tooth worms? Although they could not comprehend microscopic bacteria at that time, they were nevertheless on the right track. A short 2500 years

Caring for Canker Sores

If you feel pain on the inside of your cheek or lip, you may have a canker sore. These mouth ulcers have a white center, and while quite painful, they are not contagious. Canker Sore Or Cold Sore? They are

Dental Lasers For Detection of Tooth Cavities

“Come back next week and we’ll fill that tooth”are the dreaded words none of us want to hear. Early detection is critical for any disease, and that certainly applies to cavity detection. Cavities are typically detected at a late-stage which

History Facts On Tooth Decay

For centuries, many cultures have shared a common belief that tooth decay is caused by a tooth worm. It’s even more interesting that these cultures had no contact with each other, yet the folkloric worm was present in all of

Tips For Making The Most Out Of Your Braces

If you need to wear braces in order to straighten your teeth or prevent future problems from developing, you probably think of the metal bands on your teeth as a burden. That’s not surprising, especially given that braces come with

The Benefits of Activated Charcoal

  What is Activated Charcoal? Common charcoal is a product made from peat, wood, coal, petroleum, and coconut shell. Activated charcoal is similar but is made specifically as medication. To make it, manufacturers heat common charcoal with a gas to

Oil Pulling: The Benefits and How to Do It

You’ve probably read about it in one of the trendy health blogs, and now you’re curious. Or maybe that cool friend of yours who knows all the latest holistic trends swears by it. Either way, by now oil pulling has

4 Ways Your Dentist Can Treat a Broken Tooth

The enamel coating that covers your teeth is one of the hardest materials in the human body because it’s meant to withstand the wear and tear that comes with a lifetime of chewing food without breaking down. However, every now