Archive for the ‘ Cavities ’ Category

Causes and Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

Nothing is worse than biting into an ice cream bar on a hot summer day and feeling sharp, sudden tooth pain. If you have experienced this before with cold or hot foods and liquids, you are experiencing tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity occurs when your enamel becomes worn or you have exposed tooth roots. Causes of […]

How Dentists Fix Cavities

Everyday we brush our teeth to prevent cavities and we start this routine at a very young age. Even though we try our best to prevent cavities, sometimes they develop for one reason or another. It is important to visit your dentist when you notice a cavity so that they can properly fix it with […]

The Consequences of Sugar on Teeth

Unfortunately, sugar and your teeth are not friends. Most people know this, but don’t know the exact reason behind this destructive friendship. Sugar itself does not cause cavities and tooth decay, it’s what happens after you eat that sweet piece of candy or cake. Tooth Decay & Cavities As expected, there are hundreds of bacteria […]

The Best Foods for Your Teeth

For those who don’t know, your diet and oral health have a direct relationship. You are at greater risk of tooth decay and cavities when your diet consists of sugary foods like candy and soft drinks. Before we get into what the best foods for your teeth are, we want to emphasize how important it […]

Teeth Dreams & Why Teeth Can Fall Out

Have you ever had a dream where your teeth were falling out? This is a common occurrence that many people experience in their dreams. This dream could correlate to tooth irritation or other dental factors, but it more than likely has to do with stress. Here, we’ll discuss teeth dreams and what to do if […]

Tooth Extraction Aftercare

A tooth may have to be extracted for a number of different reasons and the aftercare is a crucial part of the healing process. Teeth can be severely decayed, poorly positioned or have advanced periodontal disease and extraction is necessary. Though the extraction process itself is major, the aftercare needs to be successful in order […]

How to Stay Cavity Free This Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, all the promotion of sugar-filled candy can be scary for parents out there with children. Especially when candy from trick-or-treating can last for weeks, even months after Halloween. With that in mind, here are tips on how to celebrate Halloween the healthy way and avoid cavities. What is a […]