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Signs of a Cracked Tooth

By Loran Simon / June 19, 2018

Left untreated, cracked teeth can lead to pain and discomfort and long-term problems. But a crack in a tooth is often almost invisible and undetectable. However, there are some warning signs to be aware of, including: – Sensitivity to hot and cold food and drinks – Pain when biting or chewing – Unexplained discomfort around […]


How Long Will Numbness Last After Oral Surgeries?

By Loran Simon / June 11, 2018

Anaesthesia like novocaine help numbs pain during oral surgery or teeth extraction procedures. However, different people react differently to the anaesthesia. So, how long will your numbness last? Main takeaways: – If you have a tooth infection, you’ll be less sensitive to novocaine. – The dose administered depends on the size of the site, duration […]


Simple Home Remedies For Cavities

By Loran Simon / May 24, 2018

Cavities are tiny holes on teeth that appear when food residue and bacteria combine to form plaque. Cavities must be diagnosed and treated by the dentist but here are some home remedies. Main takeaways: – Rinse your mouth with a tablespoon of coconut and sesame oil to reduce bacteria and minimise plaque. – Eat licorice […]


Common First-Aid Procedures for a Lost Tooth

By Loran Simon / May 15, 2018

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 […]