Category: Dental Care

Do Dental Amalgam Fillings Poison Your Body?

Amalgam fillings have been a staple of dentistry for more than a century. Millions of people have them in their mouths, but the controversy surrounding them does not cease to spark heated debates. The very presence of the suspicious metal in their teeth impels many a person to replace their fillings with plastic ones. But […]

When and How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth?

Most of you are likely to exclaim, ‘What kind of a question is that? Of course it’s twice a day!’ One the one hand, you are right: American healthcare organizations recommend this pattern. But questions remain: should it be done after or before breakfast? And how many times a day are enough? Is the Korean […]

Toothache at Night: the Whys and What-to-Dos

Toothache is difficult to ignore: be it sharp, dull or severe, it indicates there is no excuse for postponing your visit to the dentist’s – and the closer the medical facility, the better. It is especially worrisome if the pain strikes at night. Why do teeth hurt when it’s time for sweet dreams? And what […]

The What and How of Teeth Alignment

Teeth alignment is required not only because it enables you to smile without thinking about your teeth leaning towards one another, but also because failing to address the problem may lead to further damage to teeth. Here is what treatment options there are and why teeth straightening is highly advisable. A dentist specializing in treatment […]

Poor Oral Hygiene Linked to Frailty and Heart Issues

Brushing teeth and flossing are part and parcel of oral hygiene. What happens if you fail to maintain it? If you still think that the only consequence which may come as a result of it is tooth decay, you are wrong: poor dental hygiene can cause gum problems, various heart issues, physical frailty and other […]

Wisdom Teeth: Remove or Not

Wisdom teeth are large molars, the last (third) in a row of molars. They usually do not develop before 18-25 years, but it is normal if they may not appear during whole life. It often happens that wisdom teeth eruption is a painful or even impossible process because due to lack of space in a […]

How to Whiten Your Teeth at Home

White teeth have become something of a greeting card of a nation. In fact, whitening of teeth cost more than $11 bln to the Americans. Surely, the process takes place not just at the dentist’s; there are plenty of products available over the counter and some of them are pretty good at doing their job. […]

Say Goodbye to the Dentist’s Drill and Fillings

One of the most common reasons why people hate going to the dentist is the sound of the drill- this essential piece of equipment in dentistry often creates fear and apprehension in many people who would like to get their cavities fixed. Now there is some good news- scientists have developed a novel method of […]

Cosmetic Treatments for Teeth

People are judged more and more by appearances these days so it is important for anyone who wants to get on, either in business or their personal life, to have a nice-looking set of teeth which means they should be regular and of a pleasantly white colour. Stained or dark teeth, or a crooked smile, […]

Best Foods for Healthy Teeth

The food we consume affects our teeth as soon as it appears in the mouth? Particular foods affect our teeth in a bad or good way. The bacteria in the mouth react with different foods you eat. This may lead to tooth decay. In fact, some foods don’t provoke tooth decay. As a matter of […]

Gums Swelling Is a Strong Reason to Visit a Dentist

It’s obvious that everyone should care about his/her teeth. Otherwise the visit to a dentist will certainly disappoint you with new health problems. That’s why if some signs of teeth disease have already appeared such as aching or gums bleeding consult your dentist immediately. And there can be nothing more disappointing than getting gums swelling. […]

Broken Tooth: Tips on What to Do after Such an Accident

If such an unpleasant surprise like broken tooth appears in your life you should be ready to fight the pain it may bring. Follow our advice and don’t be afraid of such surprises. Despite our teeth are very strong they still may break sometime. For example, while eating or cracking nuts, rinsing one’s mouth with […]

Why Are My Teeth Yellow?

There are a lot of reasons why teeth yellow and stop being so white and beautiful. One of them is pretty natural – it is aging. It is not really possible for a person to preserve the same whiteness of teeth as it was in teenage years as we eat and drink and chew and […]

Painful Gums

Oral hygiene is always presupposed to be only about teeth in the minds of many people. However, it is more than that. Surely enough, white teeth it is something that everyone should aspire to but there are also gums and they should also be taken care about. Painful gums is something that can lead to […]

How Can I Whiten My Teeth?

It is possible to whiten teeth without going to any clinic just with the help of home methods. The thing is that all of them have got certain adverse effects that are light but should be taken into consideration. It should also be noted that these home methods will never give you the same results […]

Sensitive Teeth Causes

It is a normal way of things for people with sensitive teeth to avoid foods that are too hot or too cold. The thing is that taking such things is fraught with pretty unpleasant sensations and it makes hard and even unbearable to chew food after it. There are several reasons why teeth can react […]

Ways to Prevent and Treat Dental Caries

Dental cavity or caries is an old disease. Caries damages the teeth. If the damaged tissue is left untreated, it may cause extreme pain, infection and even tooth extraction, in some severe cases even death. Dental caries is a disease that has been present for ages: starting from the Bronze, Iron ages till the present […]

Tooth Decay Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Tooth decay or dental cavity/caries is a very common problem which affects people all over the world. This disorder is widely spread and it usually happens because of bad oral habits. In fact tooth decay is caused by tooth demineralization induced by acid producing bacteria. Dental cavity starts on the outer tooth surface and then […]

Home Remedies for Toothache List

Toothache is one of the most terrible types of pain. Most sufferers seek immediate relief, because they find it hard to bear it until they get to a dentist. The pain killers, which we are going to focus on here, will provide temporary relief, but they will not deal with the problem itself. Why does […]