Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is an unpleasant odour originating from the mouth. It can occur as a temporary or chronic problem in different people. Specific foods, bad habits, and various health conditions all cause this condition. It’s not […]
Foods That Cause Mouth Ulcers
Mouth ulcers are common and mostly harmless sores that occur inside the mouth. However, anyone who’s had one knows how unpleasant they are. There are many things that cause these painful sores. Anxiety, stress, biting the inside of your cheek, […]
What To Do If Your Braces Break
For many people, getting braces is a rite of passage during their teenage years. Dentists and orthodontists typically prescribe braces as a way to straighten teeth, close any gaps, or realign the jaw. (This is otherwise known as ‘correcting the […]
What are Wisdom Teeth & Why Can They Be Such Trouble?
When you’re young, you don’t have them, and when you grow up, you get them and that’s when you realize you don’t want them. Wisdom teeth are something everyone gets, and more often than not, they become an issue and […]
Common Dental Issues Children Suffer From
As parents, we need to teach our children good dental hygiene and be aware of the common issues our little ones can face. Several dental problems specifically affect children ranging from thumb sucking, tooth decay, tongue thrusting, early tooth loss, […]
Self-Conscious About Your Smile? 6 Ways to Get the Smile You Deserve
Are you self-conscious about your smile? Perhaps your teeth are yellow, chipped, crooked, or missing. Maybe they were pushed out of alignment by sucking your thumb as a child, or you suffered dental trauma as a result of an accident. […]
How to Avoid Mouth Ulcers
Before we jump into how to avoid mouth ulcers, you need to understand what they are. There are different types of mouth ulcers; consequently, understanding which ones you’re suffering from will help you seek proper treatment. If you’re affected by […]
What Is TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint?
Many people are familiar with TMJ disorder and the pain it can cause to the jaw. If you want to understand the disorder, it is essential to learn about the namesake for it, i.e., the joint itself. The Temporomandibular Joint […]
What Are Dental Abscesses?
If you’ve had a dental procedure such as a root canal lately, your dentist may have warned you to avoid certain activities to prevent an abscessed tooth. Or, you might already be experiencing pain and swelling of the gums—symptoms which […]
How to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Safe During the Holiday Season
As the holiday season rolls around, the normal routines and patterns of school life come to an end. It’s so important during this time to keep on top of your child’s dental health. It’s a time to relax and enjoy, […]