Dental Conditions and Diseases

/Dental Conditions and Diseases

Getting sick is no fun at all! While we tend to be worried about catching colds, getting the flu or developing some other, even more serious disease , sometimes we don’t give as much thought as we should to oral health conditions and diseases.

Cavities are always at the forefront of our mind,when it comes to oral health issues and illness. But, as far as keeping our teeth and gums healthy, there is so much more out there that we need to be concerned about. Gingivitis,which can often be the start of more serious Periodontal disease, is just the tip of the iceberg.

You will know what to look for regarding potential symptoms of gum disease, cavities and oral cancers. Knowing precisely what you’re up against and finding out the ways that your dentist can help you is an important part of your daily oral hygiene and preventive health care.

How Does a Cavity Form?

A hard, outer surface that dentists call enamel protects our teeth. When we eat healthy food, and brush and floss regularly, this enamel should theoretically last us for [...]

How Does a Cavity Form?2017-11-09T19:28:35+00:00

How to Conquer Your Fear of the Dentist

If you break into a cold sweat just thinking about a trip to the dentist, you’re not alone. There are many, many people who’ve had horrible experiences at [...]

How to Conquer Your Fear of the Dentist2017-11-09T19:37:20+00:00

What are the Causes of Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity is the discomfort or pain to one or more teeth or associated areas that are triggered by hot or cold food or even by breathing cold [...]

What are the Causes of Tooth Sensitivity?2017-11-09T19:38:59+00:00

What are the Most Common Causes of a Toothache?

A severe toothache is one of the worst pains imaginable whose common cause is tooth decay – although the decay itself isn’t necessarily painful in its early stages. You [...]

What are the Most Common Causes of a Toothache?2017-11-09T19:45:17+00:00

What is Gingivitis and How to Prevent It

Gingivitis is the name that dentists use to refer to inflammation of the gums that help support our teeth, and protect them from food debris accumulating beneath the [...]

What is Gingivitis and How to Prevent It2017-11-09T19:46:07+00:00

What are the Causes of Bad Breath (Halitosis)?

At least once or twice in everyone’s life, it happens: you jump out of bed and say “Good morning” to your favorite houseplant, only to have it shrivel up [...]

What are the Causes of Bad Breath (Halitosis)?2017-11-09T19:46:19+00:00

What are the Causes of Plaque?

The reason gum disease develops in some people and not others remains unclear. It is known that dental plaque contains many different types of bacteria, some of which are [...]

What are the Causes of Plaque?2017-11-09T19:44:36+00:00

What are the Bad Oral Habits That Will Cost You?

We all know that dental care is expensive.Although some of what happens to our teeth is out of our control, bad oral habits are one thing we can prevent. [...]

What are the Bad Oral Habits That Will Cost You?2017-11-09T19:44:41+00:00