Possible Causes Of Burning Mouth Syndrome
19 February 2015
It's normal to occasionally burn your mouth when starting to eat a bowl of soup or sipping on some hot chocolate but if you experience a painful burning sensation in your mouth when you are not even eating anything, there's a good chance you could have something known as burning mouth syndrome (BMS). If you believe you have this problem, you should contact your dentist. Burning mouth syndrome can be caused by a variety of different things.
Got Braces? Tips For Keeping Your Hardware Spick-And-Span
5 February 2015
Braces — they're the bane of a clean mouth. With all those wires and bands, it's almost impossible to purge your mouth of leftover food particles and bacteria no matter how many times you brush your teeth. And the longer trapped food sits on your teeth, the more likely you are to develop cavities and other problems that can seriously affect your oral health. So what can you do to keep your braces clean, so that when they come off you'll not only have a straight smile, but a sparkling one as well?
Scared Of The Drill? Try Air Abrasion For Your Next Filling
27 January 2015
If the sound, smell, and feel of a dental drill on your tooth is enough to make your cringe and skip your dentist appointment, you might want to talk to your dentist about air abrasion. This is a newer technique available at many dental clinics, and it is considered the drill-less way to fix a cavity:
What is air abrasion?
When a cavity is removed, a dentist traditionally uses a drill to remove the decay.
3 Tips For Maintaining Optimal Oral Health While You Have Braces
20 January 2015
Straight white teeth are the building blocks for a winning smile. When your teeth are crooked, it can be hard to be proud of your smile. Boost your confidence and enjoy the benefits of straight teeth by talking to your dentist about your options for retainers and braces. Braces effectively straighten crooked teeth and can also be used in conjunction with headgear to help correct misaligned jaw conditions, such as an overbite.