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.
Painful mouth sores and ulcers can cause significant disruption in your ability to eat and drink, and even speak sometimes. One of the most common types of ulcers in the oral cavity is the canker sore. If you or a loved one suffers from these, you know that they are tough to manage. In this article, we will cover the essential information you need to know about these terrible ulcers.
Bleeding gums can be alarming. Many people notice some bleeding from their gums when they brush or floss their teeth. It either shows on the toothbrush bristles or floss itself. It can also be visible when you spit into the sink. An old toothpaste commercial warned of seeing “pink in the sink” because blood mixed with toothpaste and saliva often looks pink in color.
Bad breath is a legitimate problem that can affect both your social and professional lives. The problem with bad breath is that people often remain unaware that they suffer from it. It is almost impossible to smell your own bad breath. Because it can cause embarrassment or hurt feelings, others may hesitate to tell you that your breath is unpleasant. To stay on the safe side, we recommend preventing bad breath. You can do that by understanding it and taking the measures we recommend in this week’s blog.
A dental abscess can be a life-threatening problem. This makes it important for you to understand what it means to have an abscess and what you should do about it. The best solution is to avoid dental abscesses whenever possible; however, in some cases (especially injuries), it is unavoidable. So knowing how to recognize one and what to do can literally save your life.
Understanding what causes white spots on your teeth is the first step to getting the right treatment from your dentist.
Jaw Pain is a dental condition that we treat at Premier Dental of Ohio. Learn what causes jaw muscle pain & some ways to prevent it.
A toothache is a dental condition that we treat at Premier Dental of Ohio. Learn the causes & when to be concerned about a toothache.