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25 04, 2019

Do you need emergency dental care?

By |April 25th, 2019|Dental Problems, Tooth Pain|

Do you have bleeding in your mouth? Do you have severe tooth/mouth pain? Do you have a fever and swelling in the mouth or facial area? Did you experience trauma/injury to the mouth or face? Any of these conditions require emergency dental care. Some dental emergencies require treatment within 30 minutes or less; others can Read More

11 04, 2019

How do I know if my tooth infection is spreading?

By |April 11th, 2019|Dental Problems|

Most people would rather endure a toothache, no matter how painful, than visit a dentist. But a persistent toothache combined with swelling is often a sign that you have an infection, and once infection sets in, proper and immediate treatment is necessary to prevent it from spreading and worsening.

 
What causes a tooth infection?
 

A tooth Read More

14 01, 2019

Dry Mouth While Sleeping – Causes and What You Can Do

By |January 14th, 2019|Dental Problems|

Dry mouth at night can be annoying, at the very least, or is either a symptom of a more serious health condition or lead to more serious oral health problems, at worst. Here’s what you need to know.
What causes dry mouth?
Medically known as xerostomia, dry mouth while sleeping comes with aging. Our saliva production can Read More

29 12, 2018

How a Dry Mouth Can Cause Damage to Your Teeth

By |December 29th, 2018|Dental Problems|

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition wherein the mouth does not produce adequate saliva to keep the mouth wet and moisturized. Dry mouth is a common condition among older people, but may also be caused by stress, smoking, alcoholism, certain medications, cancer treatment, autoimmune disorders, or other underlying conditions.

 

Everybody usually experiences temporary dry Read More

29 09, 2018

Treatment for Gapped Teeth

By |September 29th, 2018|Dental Problems|

A gap between teeth is called a diastema. Diastema can occur between any two adjoining teeth; but it mostly occurs between the two upper front teeth. In most cases, gapped teeth are only a cosmetic while in other cases, gapped teeth is a symptom of a more serious dental problem.

 

Diastema can be caused by Read More

19 09, 2018

Fixing Cracks in Teeth with Dental Crowns

By |September 19th, 2018|Dental Problems|

Your tooth’s enamel – the hard, outer layer – is the strongest and most mineralised tissue you have. But it can still get damaged, e.g. chipped or cracked, through direct injury to the mouth; if you bite on something hard; or if you have a habit of grinding your teeth or chewing on ice and Read More

7 08, 2018

Lockjaw – Symptoms and Remedies

By |August 7th, 2018|Dental Problems|

Lockjaw, which is more commonly known as tetanus is a serious bacterial infection which affects the nervous system and leads to the tightening of muscles throughout the body. The “lockjaw” name is due to the fact the infection will start by causing a contraction of the jaw and neck muscles. Eventually, the infection can spread Read More

8 06, 2018

Management and Cures of Cold Sores

By |June 8th, 2018|Dental Problems|

Cold sores can start with a tingling feeling close to the edge of your lip or at the corner of your mouth. Then you usually feel a burning sensation and then little red sores begin to appear. The sores will then begin crusting. It can be a nasty sight.

Cold sores don’t just occur on the outer part Read More

4 05, 2016

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) Problems And How You Can Prevent Them

By |May 4th, 2016|Dental Problems|

TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) is not a single, isolated disorder. It is a group of problems that involves joints around the jaw and the muscles. The temporomandibular joint links the jaw to the skull. Unfortunately, TMJ has no known cure.

Signs and symptoms of TMJ syndrome include stiff jaw muscles, muscle pain while chewing, a jaw Read More

19 04, 2016

3 Warning Signs Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

By |April 19th, 2016|Dental Problems|

In the world of orthodontia there are some issues that need to be taken care of immediately. Sure there are cleanings and common aches from growing cavities, but these are relatively mundane and easy to address. When it comes to wisdom teeth, however, there are warning signs that may be telling of impaction.

1) Pain. By Read More

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