Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Sensitive teeth are not for the faint of heart. Although “sensitivity” doesn’t seem like it would cause much concern, tooth sensitivity can be extremely painful.  Having sensitive teeth can disrupt your everyday activities. Habitual tasks such as brushing your teeth,...
What Can I Do If My Gums Are Receding?

What Can I Do If My Gums Are Receding?

Gum recession affects mothers, fathers, and children alike. In fact, did you know that gum recession can affect children as young as 7 years of age? Thankfully, pediatric dentists and other family dentists can help. Receding gums happen when the tissue around the...
How Can I Prevent Plaque Build-Up?

How Can I Prevent Plaque Build-Up?

Dental plaque is inevitable. Everyone develops the sticky, clear film on their teeth known as plaque. Plaque develops as a result of bacteria consuming the sugars on your teeth and in your mouth. Over time, if you let plaque build up, you greatly increase your risk of...
The Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

The Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

According to the Center for Disease and Control (CDC), nearly half of people over the age of 30 have a form of periodontitis without any knowledge of the signs and warnings of this disease. This issue stems from the lack of knowledge about the difference between...
What Is Plaque and Why Does It Cause Gingivitis?

What Is Plaque and Why Does It Cause Gingivitis?

As we all should know, several health issues can stem from the lack of good oral hygiene. These health issues can go far beyond embarrassing bad breath and the dreaded cavity, and can even lead to illnesses and diseases.  The production of plaque on your teeth can...
Can Poor Dental Hygiene Lead to Health Problems?

Can Poor Dental Hygiene Lead to Health Problems?

What do you think of when someone mentions poor dental hygiene? A lot of the answers are probably cavities, stinky breath, and bacteria. These answers are not wrong, but there are other serious issues that can occur from bad dental hygiene. Your mouth is the “gateway...

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