If you suffer from burning mouth syndrome, you understand the need for more information. This condition affects thousands of Americans, causing intense pain and impairing the ability to eat and speak well. In this week’s blog, we will explain this condition, what it feels like, its potential causes, and what you can do about it. Save and share for any loved ones who experience this painful condition!
These are commonly asked questions in our current phase of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic with continued mask recommendations and, in some places, mandates. Some have begun to feel concerned over how constant mask-wearing affects their health and specifically wonder about its effects on oral health.
Did you know that people have unique perspectives on what makes a smile beautiful? When it comes to gaps between the teeth, not everyone considers them to be a cosmetic problem. Some people, including celebrities, find tooth gaps attractive and choose not to correct them.
Tooth decay affects millions of people all over the world, causing pain, infection and tooth loss. Tooth decay is a major cause of missed work and school absences. The good news is that, in most cases, we can prevent it from occurring. Read this week’s blog to learn everything you need to know about tooth decay.
When it comes to the most poorly understood health conditions, TMJ tops the list. In fact, TMJ is not even the correct term, as we will explain later. Many people suffer from problems in the jaw joint or joints without understanding the nature of the issue. The more you understand, the better you are able to cope when problems arise. Read this week’s blog to learn what you need to know about TMJ.
This big word is the official term for the disease that many people call periodontal disease or, more simply, gum disease. Dentists and other dental professionals may refer to it as “perio” for short.
“Mouthguard” is a word that encompasses many different types of dental appliances. Due to their wide range of uses, they are very common and provide wonderful benefits to those who wear them. This article will explain the different types and purposes of mouthguards. Read it carefully; there is a good chance you could need one!
The mouth should not be dry. The tissues lining the inside of the mouth require moisture from saliva in order to function properly. When the mouth is dry, a whole host of other problems arise. We should never ignore a dry mouth. This blog aims to help you understand the causes, effects, and remedies for dry mouth so that you can help any loved ones who are suffering and be well prepared if your own mouth becomes dry.
Whether you call it dental anxiety, dental fear, or dental phobia, the problem is a legitimate one. Millions of Americans suffer from a condition that ranges widely between having elevated blood pressure in the dental chair to a complete avoidance of ever being in one. Dental anxiety is an important problem to understand and address.
Despite advances in dental science, technology, and education, people continue to suffer from the dental disease of cavities at a very high rate. Cavities are preventable, and the more you understand about them, the more likely you are to be successful in your prevention of them. This article will help you understand cavities better.