Why Are My Teeth Breaking?

How freely you flash your pearly whites is a quick window into your confidence and self-esteem. There are a lot of factors — from cosmetic to urgent — that can undermine that confidence and cause you to hide your teeth behind pursed lips or the back of your hand. A...

How To Fix a Broken Tooth at Home

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body, harder even than your bones. Hard as your teeth are, they’re no match for the stress of car accidents, sports collisions, trips-and-falls, playground roughhousing, or even just biting down on some hard candy. ...

What are the Different Types of Braces?

Whether you are looking to improve the look of your smile, or to treat dental misalignments or other functional concerns, the main treatment option your orthodontist turns to is braces. When people think of braces, they often think of traditional metal braces covering...

What Does a Cavity Look Like?

Cavities are a common dental problem. Everyone is likely to suffer from a cavity at some point in their lifetime. While cavities are a common dental condition, knowing the signs of a cavity can help you seek early treatment and avoid possible tooth loss. In addition,...

Can a Dental Bridge Be Removed and Recemented?

A dental bridge is a fixed appliance that helps replace missing teeth. Typically, dental bridges can last for decades without ever needing attention. However, bridges can become loose or damaged, decay can get under the bridge and damage surrounding teeth, or changes...

What is Laser Dentistry?

While you may be familiar with laser treatments in the medical and cosmetic surgery fields, the use of laser treatments also occurs in the dental field. You may be familiar with laser whitening treatments, but when it comes to oral care, lasers offer many more...

3 Best Electric Toothbrushes for Receding Gums

If you notice that your gums appear to be lifting away from your teeth, making your teeth look longer or even exposing some of the roots, chances are that you have receding gums. While many things can contribute to receding gums, if left untreated they can contribute...

Pain from Gums: Causes and Treatments

While everyone talks about tooth pain, you are just as likely to experience pain from gums at some point in your life. Whether you are experiencing constant pain or pain when you eat and drink or brush and floss your teeth, the root of gum pain can have many causes....

Wisdom Teeth Pain Symptoms: What Do They Mean?

There is an old saying that says, “With age comes wisdom.” While this often refers to knowledge, it is also true when we talk about your teeth. Unlike the 28 other teeth in your mouth, wisdom teeth are a little different and they develop with age. But what does that...

Smoking After Removing Wisdom Teeth

Are your wisdom teeth starting to bother you? Is it time to get them removed? While wisdom teeth extraction is a relatively straightforward procedure, the recovery can be complicated for those who smoke. Yes, it can be tempting to have a cigarette following the...