Do your teeth look a little thinner than usual? Perhaps it appears as if they’ve darkened. While tooth wear is inevitable as a person ages, the excess wearing of the tooth, or erosion, could be an indicator of something serious. Tooth erosion has several causes. A person may grind their teeth a lot, they may…

One of the fundamental aspects of holistic dentistry is how the teeth are closely intertwined with the rest of the body’s health. In fact, each tooth in the mouth can be tied to a certain organ or part of the body. Hence, if one tooth is in pain, it may indicate something deeper going on…

  Did you know that were it not for the muscles in your head and face holding it up, your lower jaw would hang against your chest? Knowing that, it’s easier to have a basic understanding of how chewing may affect your head. In fact, if you’re suffering from constant headaches, it may be due…

  Countless studies have been done on how soda affects the human body. Excessive soda consumption may result in obesity and diseases such as diabetes. It can also be quite damaging to your oral health. How so? Read further. Most sodas have high levels of sugar and they are acidic. When the sugar combines with…

After a long day, your mouth can easily become full of bacteria, especially if you only brush your teeth once or twice a day. You know that somewhat slimy feeling you may have felt on your teeth when they’re not clean and you brush your tongue up against them? It’s likely a film of bacteria….

Indeed, a sleep study conducted back in 2017 of more than 8,000 adults revealed that those who slept fewer than five hours a night showed greater tooth decay versus those that slept at least seven or more hours. Separate research also appears to suggest that failing to sleep properly is right behind smoking as a…

  One of the distinct characteristics of holistic dentistry is how it focuses on the important relationship between oral health and its effect on the entire body. It’s been shown that poor oral hygiene can go as far as potentially increasing the risk of heart disease. Hence, it is important to keep the teeth and…

    When it comes to restoring teeth, there are several different options available to deal with problems such as a cracked tooth, decay, or cavities. In the past, restoring a tooth typically meant having to place those metal crowns, but holistic dentistry has evolved to the point where there are more aesthetically pleasing options…

Flossing your teeth prior to brushing is among the several ways you can help with your oral health and keeping the teeth clean. By getting rid of debris left over from food, it makes it much easier to keep the teeth and gums cleaner when it comes time to brush. Flossing regularly also helps with…

Why Does My Tooth Need a Crown?

If your dentist determines that you need a dental crown, you are in good company. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, crowns are the most common restorative dental procedure, with approximately 2.3 million crowns made annually. Crowns are used frequently because they offer an effective and time-tested solution to a wide range of frequently…

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