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Four Lifesaving Reasons To Brush Your Teeth

Everyone understands how important it is take care of one’s teeth between dental appointments. However, most patients are surprised by how teeth brushing and flossing can help with the avoidance of some serious medical conditions. These are four dangerous and

Are Grapefruits Dangerous?

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body. That’s why it usually lasts longer than a lifetime. But in many cases, some of your tooth enamel may start breaking down. Once it erodes, you can’t get it back. All

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is characterized by pain or discomfort when eating and/or drinking hot, cold, sweet, or acidic foods and liquids. (It can even occur when breathing in cold air, too!) The usual suspect for developing tooth sensitivity is gum loss.

Colgate’s Patenting a New Caffeinated Toothbrush?

Is Colgate really attempting to patent a caffeinated toothbrush? Well, not necessarily. However, Colgate did file a patent application for a device that could be intended to release flavoring and/or other substances, such as caffeine or medication, into the mouths

Travel Tips: Products to Keep Your Mouth Healthy While on the Road

Most people would agree that when filling that bag or suitcase for a trip, it is often best to pack light. But this doesn’t mean you should skimp on necessities such as hygiene products, even though they can add up quickly and

Sugar and Your Dental Health

We all know that sugar is best in moderation. That’s because the dental problems associated with sugar are obvious—cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, and more. However, simply knowing that sugar is bad for our health does not eliminate the occasional

Various Types Of Dental Crowns

A dental crown is basically a tooth-shaped cover most often cemented or screwed over an existing tooth. Dental crowns can be made from stainless steel, all-metal, all-resin, all-ceramic, all-porcelain, or porcelain-fused-to-metal. A dental crown may be used to: change the

Oral Health: Spring Cleaning for Your Teeth and Gums

Now that springtime has rolled around yet again, it’s time to begin crossing off chores from the spring cleaning list. And this year, be sure to put oral health at the top of that list—you’ll be happy you did. In

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Surgery

Pathology is defined as the study and diagnosis of disease. And oral and maxillofacial pathology is the area of dentistry dealing with diseases and abnormal conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions—namely the mouth, jaw, face, and teeth. Through research

Dental Emergencies: What to do?

While you can’t always prevent accidents from happening, you can at least prepare yourself to know what to do in case of a dental emergency. Injuries to the teeth, gums, lips, and tongue can sometimes be very serious. It is