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What to Do If Your Gums Are Bleeding

If you notice your gums are bleeding, it usually means there is some underlying gum inflammation in your mouth. While bleeding gums can be common, it doesn’t mean it’s something you should necessarily ignore.
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Why Are My Gums Itchy?

tchy or tingling gums may be a sign that there is underlying inflammation. This inflammation can be caused by a newly developing infection, or it could be associated with small hormonal changes or an allergic…
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Why Are My Gums White?

Our gums typically display a reddish-pink color when they’re healthy. The color of our gums suddenly changing can be an indicator that something is off-balance in our mouths, such as a bacterial infection.
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When is the Right Time to Take a Baby to the Dentist?

Creating good dental habits in children, like regularly visiting the dentist, is necessary to ensure the best possible outcome for their lifelong oral health. But when is the right time to take a child to…

Why Is My Mouth So Dry?

There are many underlying reasons someone’s mouth may be dry. Here are the common causes and symptoms of dry mouth according to dental experts.
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Why Is My Tongue Swollen?

Tongues can swell for reasons ranging from allergies to vitamin deficiencies. Here are some reasons why your tongue may be swelling and what treatment may be necessary.
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How Can I Stop Grinding My Teeth?

Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, occurs when someone clenches or grinds their teeth excessively. Its exact cause is unknown, but it’s most commonly linked to things like stress, sleep apnea, trauma, breathing issues, and more.…

What to Do If my Tooth Is Chipped

ooth chipping can be a pain, but there are solutions if it’s addressed by a professional. At first, there may be significant pain involved or even bleeding.

What Causes a Toothache?

Toothaches can be caused by a number of things, including decay, infection, grinding of teeth, fractures, or abscesses. It will result in symptoms such as an aching jaw, increased tooth sensitivity, fever, mouth tenderness, and…

Why Are My Gums Receding?

Do you wonder why you’re gums are receding? Here are some of the reasons gums recede.
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Do Whitening Strips Work?

Teeth whitening is a $3.2 billion dollar industry. Bright, white smiles are desired by the great majority, leaving the average person scrambling for an easy solution. But even though whitening strips are advertised as the…
What to Do About Toothaches During Pregnancy

What to Do About Toothaches During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is hard enough as it is — toothaches and other dental issues are just the cherries on top. It’s common to experience toothaches, sensitive gums, or oral bleeding during pregnancy; so common that some…

Why Do I Fear the Dentist?

Are you afraid of the dentist? Many people are, although they tend to judge themselves for it. The Cleveland Clinic recognizes dentophobia as the fear of dentists and states that about 36% of people fear…

How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

The average person should have two cleanings a year, one every six months. But, 42% of Americans stated they do not see their dentists as often as they would like to, falling below at least…