Category: General Dentistry

oral health holidays

This is a special time of the year, for folks of all faiths around the world. With so many celebrations going on, it’s easy to get caught up in the spirit of things. And while we may be facing some additional challenges in finding safe and healthy ways to celebrate,…

white spots on teeth

While teeth are ideally a uniform shiny white, white spots on teeth may be both unsightly and unnerving. What causes this kind of discoloration? Is something wrong? What can I do about it? As it turns out, we know what causes white spots on teeth and most of the time…

gum disease

Gum disease is perhaps the most common oral health issue in the United States, with a majority of American adults dealing with some version of it every year. Gum diseases result from gum infections, which occur when bacteria take up residence inside the gum line and cause all manner of…

The human body is a complex thing, and its various systems interact in ways that are both dynamic and surprising. For many of us, we tend to think of oral health as being a distinct issue from overall health–after all, how often do your dentist and your doctor compare notes?…

Sensitive teeth

It’s an attention-getter when it does happen: sharp, sudden tooth pain when you take a hot or cold drink, bite into some ice cream, or even take a deep breath on a cold day. While occasional tooth pain from hot or cold may not be a problem, if it happens…