Causes of Wisdom Tooth Pain

The pain stemming from wisdom tooth problems can be severe. For some patients, the pain is so great that they are unable to do anything else – other than curling up into a ball and wishing that the pain will go away on its own, and soon. Wisdom tooth pain can be immobilising, but it can be...
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Dealing with Sensitive Teeth Issues

People who have sensitive teeth are, unfortunately, quite familiar with that jolt of pain that comes with consuming something hot, or something extremely cold. That painful sensation can also come when the mouth is opened and cold air comes into contact with the affected teeth. Teeth sensitivity...
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When Tooth Brushing Hurts

Regular tooth brushing is one of the most important steps in maintaining good dental health. Brushing your teeth on a regular basis removes any food pieces that may have been left inside your mouth, which may attract bacteria that can cause dental problems. Aside from ensuring that your teeth...
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6 Home Remedies for Sore Throat

October 30th, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0
A sore throat is often caused by a viral infection. Here are some ways to help you feel much better as your throat goes through the healing process. Get plenty of rest You should get plenty of rest to help your body fight the infection causing the sore throat. Avoid dehydration A dry throat will...
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6 Dental Problems Caused by Smoking

Smoking is dangerous to your health – and to your smile. Listed below are the dental problems caused by smoking cigarettes or using tobacco products. Teeth stains Nicotine stains the teeth, making them look yellowed or dark in a very unattractive manner. Bad breath The use of tobacco products...
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5 Reasons why you should Regularly Floss

Do you know why it is important to use dental floss? Dental floss can clean hard to reach areas Floss can go to areas that a toothbrush cannot reach, and keep those clean. Flossing loosens food debris and bacteria Bacteria and food debris are effectively loosened by flossing so the harmful stuff...
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6 Common Cold Sores Triggers

What causes those small, painful lesions in the mouth called cold sores? Food allergies An allergic reaction to eating certain food items can irritate the mouth, and trigger the development of a cold sore. Colds, flu, and other illnesses Having colds, the flu, or other illnesses causes the...
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7 Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes

Do you brush your teeth properly? Check out these common mistakes when it comes to tooth brushing – and find out if you are guilty of doing some (or all!) of them. Express tooth brushing Do you spend just a few strokes and a few seconds when you brush your teeth? Tooth brushing is ideally done...
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6 Ways to Deal with a Painful Throat

Sore throat can be quite painful, but here are some things you can do to make the experience more bearable. Gargle with saltwater Warm saltwater as a gargle is effective in easing the discomfort of a sore throat. This antibacterial mixture can also hasten the healing process. Drink plenty of...
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7 Common Causes of a Cracked Tooth

How did you crack your tooth? This dental problem is commonly caused by the following: Teeth grinding Grinding/clenching the teeth can cause fractures or cracks on the teeth. Weakened by a filling or cavity A tooth with a cavity or filling can be weakened, increasing its risk of being cracked...
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6 Reasons why you have Bleeding Gums

Bleeding gums can be quite disturbing, but do you know what causes your gums to bleed? Gum disease Bleeding gums is the first sign of gum disease (gingivitis) Poor oral hygiene Poor oral hygiene is the leading cause of gum disease, which makes the gums bleed. Vigorous tooth brushing You may be...
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7 Ways to Combat Bad Breath Problems

February 27th, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0
Bad breath is one of the most troublesome and embarrassing dental problems. If you feel like your breath is not as fresh-smelling as you want it to be, here are some tips to help you regain your confidence with better-smelling breath. Brush and floss regularly Brushing the teeth and flossing are...
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6 Kinds of Toothpaste

February 21st, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0
What kind of toothpaste do you use? Do you grab the first toothpaste you see in the store, or are you interested in looking at the toothpaste options for your dental health needs? Children’s toothpaste As the name suggests, this is geared specifically towards the young ones. This kind of...
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7 Common Reasons Why People Smoke

February 16th, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0
Smoking increases the risk of developing a number of health problems, including heart disease and cancer. However, despite all the warnings, many individuals still choose to light up cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. Why do people smoke? Listed below are some of the most common reasons why...
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6 Ways to Deal with Sensitive Teeth

February 7th, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0
Sensitive teeth can cause a great deal of discomfort. If you have sensitive teeth, you will feel a sharp pain every time your teeth are exposed to extreme changes in temperature – when you eat or drink something hot or cold. Here are some tips to help you deal with teeth sensitivity. Brush...
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5 Common Causes of Jawbone Deterioration

February 4th, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0
Jawbone deterioration causes negative effects on both the form and function of the facial structure, and the smile. Here are the most common causes of jawbone thinning or bone deterioration. Missing teeth Tooth roots are lost with missing teeth. When tooth roots go missing, the jawbone will not...
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6 Common Causes of Mouth Ulcers

November 24th, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Have you ever had a mouth ulcer? This irritating and painful dental problem may be caused by several factors, such as: Hormonal changes This is common in women who are pregnant, during their monthly periods, or during menopause. Accidental biting Biting on the soft tissue inside the mouth can...
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6 Tips to Keep Your Toothbrush Clean

October 27th, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Your toothbrush keeps your teeth (and mouth) clean. But how do you keep your toothbrush clean? Here are some ways to keep your toothbrush away from bacteria and other germs. Wash your hands before touching your toothbrush Make sure your hands are clean before handling your toothbrush, to...
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5 Tips for Proper Denture Care

October 14th, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Do you use dentures? The tips below will show you how to properly take care of your dentures so you can enjoy their use for a longer period of time. Handle with care Your dentures are not unbreakable, and they are most probably not inexpensive. Avoid using toothpicks to clean your dentures, and...
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6 Ways to Deal with Tonsillitis at Home

September 22nd, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Tonsillitis is the infection of the tonsils, which are parts of the immune system. The discomfort and pain associated with tonsillitis can be eased with these following home remedies. Warm salt water helps Gargling with warm salt water helps ease the throat pain, and can help with fighting the...
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5 Tips on Choosing the Right Toothbrush

September 18th, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Getting the right toothbrush helps you make the most out of your oral hygiene practice, and can make tooth brushing a more comfortable one for you. (Toothbrush head) Size matters The size of the toothbrush head is important in reaching all the places inside your mouth that need to be cleaned. If...
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