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What to Do About Toothaches During Pregnancy

What to Do About Toothaches During Pregnancy

January 30, 2023

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 health insurance companies cover additional cleanings for pregnant enrollees. Let’s discuss toothaches during pregnancy and what you can do about …

Why Do I Fear the Dentist?

Why Do I Fear the Dentist?

January 16, 2023

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 dental treatment, with 12% having extreme fear. Why Is Going to the Dentist Scary? There are many reasons that you …

Why E-Cigarettes Are Bad for Your Teeth

Why E-Cigarettes Are Bad for Your Teeth

December 26, 2022

Electronic cigarettes, also called e-cigarettes or mods, are often used as an aid in quitting smoking. E-cigarettes are considered by many to be a safer alternative to smoking, but the truth is that there have not been enough scientific studies performed to be completely sure of the short and long-term effects of “vaping.” Some evidence …

How to Whiten Teeth Quickly for an Event (Like Your Wedding)

How to Whiten Teeth Quickly for an Event (Like Your Wedding)

November 28, 2022

If you’ve got an important event coming up, like your wedding, for example, you’ll want to look your best. Whitening your teeth can be a great way to enhance your appearance, but many teeth-whitening programs can take time to work. What can you do if you need to whiten your teeth quickly? Fortunately, there are …

When Are the Best Times to Brush Your Teeth?

When Are the Best Times to Brush Your Teeth?

November 14, 2022

It’s recommended that you brush your teeth twice a day for optimal oral health. However, how frequently you do it isn’t the only factor you need to keep in mind. When you brush your teeth is also important. Dentists typically recommend that you brush your teeth in the morning and in the evening. When in …

Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

November 7, 2022

As with many other topics in life, discussions can get rather confusing without shared and agreed-upon definitions. Unfortunately, that seems to be the case in the conversation about whether or not you can heal a “cavity” naturally. The word (and definition) in question here is the most important one – cavity. So, before we can …

Is Fluoride Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

Is Fluoride Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

October 17, 2022

Fluoride plays a major role in oral health. Not only is it in practically every toothpaste, but dentists often treat patients’ teeth with fluoride during cleanings. Too much fluoride, however, can start to be a problem for your teeth. What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral that comes from rocks. The rocks release fluoride …