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Although there are times when itchy gums are not serious, other instances may require the intervention of a dentist. Symptoms can include redness around the teeth or a higher degree of sensitivity. This gum itchiness can be due to: Tartar found below the gum line An allergic reaction Healing from an injury “Itching is often […]
There are times when a gap between two or more teeth can cause chewing issues as well as aesthetic concerns. The great news is that your dentist is able to offer numerous solutions. Let’s look at three potential options. A resin used in composite bonding can be used to close smaller gaps. Porcelain veneers are […]
While a dentist will often associate bleeding gums with periodontal (gum) disease, there may be other factors to take into account. Key takeaways: Brushing your teeth too hard or in the wrong manner can cause the gums to bleed. A toothbrush with very hard bristles can irritate the sensitive gum tissue. Those who have just […]
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder can be a painful and debilitating illness. However, there are specific habits that might actually make this condition worse. Let’s take a look at three common causes of increased pain and discomfort. Most dentists observe that those who grind their teeth will experience increased pain. Chronic stress can cause the muscles […]
Being afraid of the dentist is nothing that you should be ashamed of. Still, you need to overcome this anxiety if you hope to avert major problems with the teeth and gums. What are three effective techniques which millions of patients have already employed? Try to identify the exact source of your anxiety. Ask if […]
Does your jaw “pop” on occasion and is this action accompanied by mild pain? Jaw popping can be caused by numerous situations and while you should always see your dentist, it is still wise to take a look at three common situations. Those who are in the habit of grinding their teeth could experience jaw […]
Practising the proper brushing techniques is a sure-fire way to protect your teeth and to avoid a trip to the dentist. Let’s look at three pieces of advice which are commonly overlooked. Wait at least 30 minutes to brush after consuming acidic drinks (such as soda). It is not a good idea to use mouthwash […]
Every dentist will observe that children who have a healthy set of teeth are likely to experience fewer problems as adults. However, there are other benefits associated with their growth and development that should never be overlooked. What have experts found? Children with healthy teeth tend to exhibit higher levels of self-esteem. Those who brush […]
While it is always prudent to see your dentist if you feel that one or more wisdom teeth may have become infected, there are nonetheless a handful of warnings signs to keep in mind. Let us examine three indicators which should be taken seriously. An infected wisdom tooth may be accompanied by a foul odour […]
Losing a tooth does not necessarily signify that it cannot be reinserted back into the mouth. If the proper procedures are followed, you might be able to avoid a replacement or an unsightly gap. If the entire tooth has been knocked out, never touch the roots; this can cause a subsequent infection. Rinse away any […]