Whether you call it bad breath or halitosis, it’s an unpleasant condition that’s cause for embarrassment. Some people with bad breath aren’t even aware there’s a problem. If you’re concerned about bad breath, see your dentist. He or she can help identify the cause and, if it’s due to an oral condition, develop a treatment [...][Full Article]
Sometimes parents do not realize that a baby’s teeth can decay soon after they appear in the mouth. By the time decay is noticed, it may be too late to save the teeth. You can help prevent this from happening to your child by following the tips below:
After each feeding, wipe the baby’s gums [...][Full Article]
Decay occurs when sweetened liquids are given and are left clinging to an infant’s teeth for long periods of time. Many sweet liquids cause problems, including milk, formula and fruit juice. Bacteria in the mouth use these sugars as food. They then produce acids that attack the teeth. Each time your child drinks these liquids, [...][Full Article]
Many diseases of the teeth and surrounding tissues cannot be seen when your dentist examines your mouth. An X-ray examination may reveal:
small areas of decay between the teeth or below existing restorations (fillings);
infections in the bone;
periodontal (gum) disease;
abscesses or cysts;
some types of tumors.
Finding and treating dental problems at [...][Full Article]
How often X-rays (radiographs) should be taken depends on the patient’s individual health needs. It is important to recognize that just as each patient is different form the next, so should the scheduling of X-ray exams be individualized for each patient. Your dentist will review your history, examine your mouth and then decide whether you [...][Full Article]
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Dental bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-colored resin material (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened with a special light, which ultimately “bonds” the material to the tooth to restore or improve person’s smile.
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By Kelvin Ho Wee Min
Are you wondering or searching for the best products to help with your bad breath? If so, here are some tips to keep in mind before you begin your search.
The first is that you always need to understand the real cause of your own smelly breath. No product in the world [...]
If you have chronic bad breath, chances are there is something wrong with either your oral hygiene routine or something else that is causing this. Occasional instances of foul breath are common, but constant and chronic foul breath may signal something serious. Hence if you are presently experiencing such a condition, you should seek the [...][Full Article]
If you have some unexplained pressure in the back of your mouth you may have found yourself asking “how can I tell if my wisdom teeth are coming in?” If you are in between the ages of 16 and 30 this is a viable question. Everyone has heard stories about the pain associated with wisdom [...][Full Article]