Causes Tooth Sensitivity

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

Teeth are often sensitive due to damaged enamel, exposing the sensitive dentin layer beneath. This can be caused by several factors: – Long-term use of over-the-counter mouthwash or drinking acidic beverages can erode the protective enamel. – Teeth grinding, tooth decay, old damaged fillings and brushing your teeth too hard can all damage the enamel…

cleaning your tongue

Do You Clean Your Tongue?

Everyone knows they should be brushing their teeth twice daily and visiting the dentist regularly, but many do not know about the benefits of tongue cleaning: –  The mouth contains good and bad bacteria; if bad bacteria end up in the digestive tract, this can cause an inflammatory response known to cause several diseases. – …

Dental Care

Basic Rules for Good Dental Health

Failure to keep the teeth and gums healthy can result in cavities, gum disease and other dental problems. Many of these issues can be avoided completely by following a good dental health regimen.  The basic rule is to follow some simple, practical and commonsense guidelines. These include: Brushing teeth twice a day Flossing once daily…

Composite Fillings

What are Composite Fillings?

As much as people are taking good care of their teeth, cavities do still happen. Composite fillings are an excellent choice for treating cavities. If you’d rather the filling was unnoticeable, you will like a composite fillling. Key takeaways: Composite fillings are made of acrylic resin that is non-toxic. They are made to match the…