Fun Facts for Kids

The body is a fantastic machine that is constantly changing as we get older. Teeth facts for kids can help spark interest and provide education that can last a lifetime. The mouth is the gateway to bodily health. Parents should start educating their children with proper oral health care starting at a young age. Here are a few fun facts …

Tooth Nerve Pain

Nerve Sensitivity The nerves of a tooth are located in the pulp. The pulp is in the center made up of living connective tissue and cells called odontoblasts. There are two different types of nerve sensitivities. Pulpal Sensitivity: Nerve pain focused on one specific tooth is most likely affecting the tooth pulp. Common causes of nerve pain in teeth include: …

How To Prevent Tooth Decay

Definition Tooth decay occurs when specific types of bacteria produce acid destroying the tooth’s enamel. Cavity symptoms include: Toothache Sensitivity to cold, hot, and sweet foods and drinks Discomfort when chewing Oral Hygiene Tools and Preventive Products There are multiple dental health aids available that can help you prevent dental caries. A toothbrush that has the proper bristles and angles …

4 Foods That Can Whiten Your Teeth

Many people dream of a beautiful white smile. Luckily, there are five foods that can help whiten your tooth enamel naturally!   Strawberries: Sounds crazy right? You’d think their juicy red center would stain your teeth, however, that’s not the case! Strawberries contain an enzyme called magic acid that can help whiten your teeth. Consider mashing up a few strawberries …

toothbrush care tips from dentist

Tips From Your Dentist – Toothbrush Care 101

Brushing one’s teeth  is the fundamental component of dental hygiene. As such, it is important to properly care for the main tool used in your oral hygiene habits: your toothbrush. Unfortunately, most people don’t know how to keep their toothbrush clean and effective. Read on for our simple tips on toothbrush care and maintenance. Storing Suggestions Proper storage of your …

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