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What do my teeth tell me about my health?
We often mention the impact of oral health on overall health, so let’s take a look at the ways signs or symptoms in the mouth can point to other greater health concerns.
How do I know if I have a cavity?
If you have never had a cavity before, you may be unsure what the experience will be like. Discoloration on your tooth, pain or sensitivity can all be signs that you might have developed a cavity. Your dentist can help you with all of these. See more inside.
Taste buds grow up, too
How and why do our taste buds change as we age? Even the pickiest eaters can grow up to enjoy a variety of foods. How does this happen? Find an explanation of the process here.
Canker and cold sores
In cold and flu season, you might experience canker or cold sores more often. What are these sores and what can cause them? Find out more inside.
Why do hot and cold hurt my teeth?
If you suffer from tooth sensitivity, eating or drinking things that are very hot or very cold can cause discomfort and even pain.
Chewing gum: a sticky subject
Don't get stuck with bad breath or cavity-causing bacteria in your mouth - try chewing some sugar-free gum! See our recommendations for choosing gum that supports your oral health and its possible benefits in this post.
TMJ Awareness Month
November is TMJ Awareness Month. Explore some of the causes, symptoms and possibly solutions in this blog. Be sure to seek help from your doctor or dentist if you experience TMJ pain.
Thanksgiving cravings to make you smile
Even when enjoying festive foods and drinks, you can still care for your oral health. Here are some ideas for creating a more healthy plate this Thanksgiving.
Mouthwash – ask a dentist!
We ask questions around a specific dental health practice or product and a dentist answers. The topic: mouthwash