Your tooth’s enamel is strong, there are many different habits and conditions that can deteriorate your enamel, weakening the tooth and resulting in brittleness.
Category Archives: Dental care
Oral Cancer: Prevention & Early Detection
Patients should consider changing their lifestyle choices concerning tobacco and alcohol. The longer you keep up these habits, the more at risk you will be for oral cancer.
Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea
It often occurs during sleep, abnormal bite or missing or crooked teeth can also cause sleep disorder such as sleep apnea.
10 Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth
Tooth decay can affect anyone, no matter what age you are. Tooth decay is a result of having plaque with bacteria that feeds on the sugars in your diet, which then causes cavities.
Are Bleeding Gums And Heart Disease Related?
Research shows that individuals who have periodontal disease (or gum infections) are twice as likely to develop heart disease, and their risk could be even greater than those who have high cholesterol.
Does Root Canal Therapy Hurt?
After a root canal treatment, your dentist will prescribe an antibiotic to prevent any infection in the treated area. You will also feel a bit of discomfort, but it will subside as soon as your gums and affected tooth recover.
Can A Cracked Tooth Heal On Its Own?
A cracked tooth is the result of a bad bite or an injury. The damage can expose the inner layers of your tooth and open it up to disease-causing bacteria. In worst cases, the cracks may reach the tooth root resulting in tooth loss.
Tooth Sensitive To Cold: What Are The Causes & How To Safely Deal With It?
Dentinal hypersensitivity or tooth sensitivity is a common dental condition and anyone can have it through unhealthy habits or as a side effect of another condition or treatment.
Sugary food and sweet packets should carry warnings
Dentists are dismayed that more than 34,000 children aged nine years and under have had tooth extractions in the last two years, 18,000 of which are five years and under, these findings have been published by the BMA council. The situation in the USA is most likely not much different, in fact they might be a lot worse
Chewing sugar free gum could save billions of Dollars…
Chewing sugar-free gum increases the production of saliva, which can help wash away food particles and can help to restore optimum plaque pH levels faster. These benefits can help prevent dental cavities, leading to potentially major cost savings for health-care systems.