Happy Kids with Healthy Teeth

3 Reasons Why Your Gums Itch

Itchy gums are not common, but when they occur, they can drive you crazy. You might find it very strange to have itching inside your mouth, but in fact, the itching is your body's way of sending you a message. Here are three possible causes of itchy gums. See a dentist to find out which one is affecting you. 1. Plaque Plaque is a sticky film that is formed on the teeth by bacteria.   Read More...

Can You Extract More Than One Tooth At Once?

Dentists will always recommend tooth repair if your teeth can be saved. However, if repair isn't possible, the next option is to have the tooth extracted. It's not uncommon to extract one or two teeth at a time, but people often wonder if you can exceed two.  Can you extract three or more teeth at once? Yes, it's possible, but such dental extractions are more complicated. Here is why. Extraction Time   Read More...

Pain Management for Problematic Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom tooth pain won't affect everyone. But for those who do experience it, it can feel severe and distressing. If you're having major issues with your wisdom teeth, you may need to see an emergency dentist. Until that time comes, it can help to try some pain management techniques. Rinsing With Salt Water Rinsing with salt water may seem like an old-fashioned approach, but it's one that's effective. First, it promotes healthy gums and can kill off bacteria that are affecting the wisdom tooth growth site.   Read More...

Do You Need to See a Dentist Due to Exposed Nerves in Your Teeth?

While tooth sensitivity is a dental issue that you may experience from time to time, you should be concerned the moment it becomes a daily struggle. In usual cases, this typically means that the cementum in your teeth is jeopardised. While not visible to the naked eye, cementum is critical for the health of your teeth as it acts as a barrier that prevents bacteria, plaque and more from penetrating the roots of your teeth.   Read More...

How to Reduce Anxiety Over a Dental Implant Procedure

Dental implants are arguably the best type of teeth replacement, but many people feel unable to get them because of anxiety over the procedure that is required to fit them. If you have a medical or dental phobia, you don't have to worry. Here are some tips to help you better understand the dental implant procedure. 1. Keep Your Mind on the Long-Term Goal The biggest advantage of dental implants is their permanence.   Read More...