What causes tooth sensitivity?

Those with sensitive teeth experience discomfort when exposed to drinks and beverages that are noticeably cold or hot. Tooth sensitivity can make enjoying your favorite beverages and foods uncomfortable. There are a few reasons why a person might develop sensitive teeth. Sometimes tooth sensitivity is caused by permanent tooth enamel damage and receding gums. In…

How to avoid bad breath

Bad breath isn’t usually serious, but it can be embarrassing and detrimental to your self-esteem. Several factors can contribute to bad breath, most of them easily dealt with. If you have persistent bad breath in spite of diligent dental hygiene, talk to our dentist. There could be an underlying problem that requires treatment. Causes of…

Healthy Dental Habits to Follow

Maintaining good dental habits helps keep your teeth and gums healthy, preventing decay, gum disease, and tooth loss. Brushing and flossing are, of course, vital, but other dental habits can also help keep your mouth healthy and reduce your visits to the dentist.  Basic Dental Habits Basic habits to keep your teeth healthy are brushing,…

Harmful Effects of Soda on Teeth

You may enjoy taking a few swigs of Coke for breakfast – and then again for lunch, and once again for dinner. You cannot help but to embrace the acidic burn you experience with each sip; it invigorates you. Your favorite soda is also sweet to the palette and is amazingly thirst-quenching. However, your sweet…

Tips to Protect Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the protective outer layer of our teeth, and protects the living tissue of our teeth against bacteria and infection. Enamel is the strongest material in the human body – stronger than the bones which construct our skeleton – but unlike bone, the body cannot regenerate tooth enamel that becomes damaged, chipped or…