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Category Archives: General Health findings

WHY DO WE HAVE BABY TEETH?

Baby teeth may seem like no big deal, but in actuality, they are crucial to the development of a toddler’s growing jaw by saving space for the adult teeth they’ll eventually have. In general, babies are not born with any … Continue reading

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DO I HAVE RECEDING GUMS?

When your gums recede or pull away from your teeth, it is called gum recession. Gum recession can happen to people of all ages. Sometimes it happens even if a person takes good care of his or her teeth. Gum … Continue reading

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WHY ARE MY TEETH SO YELLOW?

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered how your teeth got so yellow? You’re not alone, many of us have! Yellowing usually happens gradually so it’s easy not to notice it. While it may give your confidence a … Continue reading

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What Does Dreaming About Losing All Your Teeth Mean?

We have all experiences a dream about losing either a tooth (or many) only to wake up with a sigh of relief that none are missing. This is actually quite a common dream. But what does it mean? Is there … Continue reading

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How to Heal Canker Sores

Canker sores, also called aphthous ulcers, are painful small, shallow lesions that develop on the soft tissues in your mouth or at the base of your gums. Unlike cold sores, canker sores don’t occur on the surface of your lips … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

The sheer amount of toothpaste variations can be downright overwhelming. How do you pick the “right” one, when faced with all these options? Don’t worry – we’ve put together a cheat sheet that you can take with you to the … Continue reading

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3 Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Most people have to deal with their wisdom teeth at some point, with many experiencing a painful struggle. Wisdom teeth erupt in the very back of the mouth, and are also known as the “third molars”. They are infamous for … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Inlays & Onlays

Inlays and onlays are similar dental treatments that strengthen and restore damaged teeth, giving them a new and brighter appearance. However, there are a few key differences that depend on the location and extent of the damage. What Are Inlays? … Continue reading

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Caring for Dentures and Partial Dentures

If some or all of your teeth have fallen out or have been removed, you’re probably using dentures or partial dentures to maintain a full beautiful smile and continue eating without impairment. It is important to note that dentures requires … Continue reading

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Why Choose Composite Fillings

In the past, cavity patients were automatically given fillings made of unsightly mix of metals that were mostly mercury. Today, however, composite fillings are the most popular treatment for cavities and the restoration of a tooth’s strength and health. Composite … Continue reading

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