Tooth Sensitivity May Be Relieved With Increased Fluoride

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Each tooth in your mouth is a complex structure of biological minerals and sensitive living structures. The outer layer of tooth enamel is made up of a microscopic matrix of minerals. While the surface of your tooth appears smooth and solid, your tooth enamel has microscopic pores and other textures. Acids from poor oral hygiene… Read more »

Oral Health Hazards to Avoid

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If you are not careful, you may be putting your mouth at unnecessary risks that could damage your teeth and gums. Oral health hazards should be avoided. Listed below are a few common hazards to your mouth, as well as a few tips to help prevent them from occurring: – Always sidestep bad habits such… Read more »

What to Do With a Cracked Tooth

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The enamel layer on each of your teeth is made from microscopic mineral crystal structures that give your teeth the hardness they need for biting, chewing, and grinding food. However, there are still things like an accidental hard fall, a blow to the face, or a sports-related injury that can have enough concentrated force to… Read more »

What Is Gum Disease?

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What is gum disease, or gum recession? Gum disease happens when gum tissue surrounding the teeth pull back from the tooth, exposing either the tooth or the tooth roots. When this happens, gaps form between the teeth and the gum line, allowing bacteria accumulate. This bacterial film can harden into tartar causing long-term problems including… Read more »

How Foods Affect Your Teeth

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Two of the most common diseases today can be helped (or hindered) by what you eat. Tooth decay and periodontitis, or gum disease, develop from acid created by oral bacteria destroying the hard tissues of the mouth. Your immune system also plays a part as people with a low immune system are more at risk… Read more »