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How to Relieve Tooth Sensitivity

Are your teeth hurting when you take a sip of hot soup? Or when ice cream touches your pearly whites? Tooth sensitivity is a result of exposed dentin. Dentin is the layer under the tooth’s enamel that has microscopic tubules filled with nerve endings that are sensitive to pain. While tooth enamel protects the dentin […]

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Burning Mouth Syndrome: What is it?

Also known as burning tongue syndrome, burning mouth syndrome is a rare condition that can cause extreme discomfort in your mouth. If you’ve ever found that your mouth, throat, lips, or tongue burn—or notice that your food seems to have an odd metallic taste—you could be dealing with this unpleasant issue. Unfortunately, no one knows […]

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Taming the Plaque Monster

The mouth is a wondrous work of anatomy, it sustains your teeth and gums, tongue and throat…and bacteria. In the average adult 100 to 200 species of bacteria may call the mouth their home. To put that in perspective, for those who take care of their teeth, they may have 1,000 to 100,000 bacteria living […]

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Do You Need a Checkup?

Are you busy? Honestly, it wouldn’t be surprising to hear that you are. It’s a normal part of life. But through all the chaos, do you still make time for your teeth? Of course, this includes taking a few minutes every day to brush and floss but it’s also very important to visit your dentist […]

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Choosing Floss that is Right for You

Sometimes the search for the perfect floss is overwhelming and puzzling when you don’t know what to look for. Although it may be difficult, choosing floss is important for your dental needs. Dental floss works in partnership with your toothpaste, removing food particles in your teeth and preventing cavities. Your toothpaste and toothbrush might only […]

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Ringing in Your Ears and your Dentist

Do you hear a ringing in your ears even when there’s no noise around you? How about a buzzing, clicking, hissing, or roaring? If you hear any of these, you might be suffering from tinnitus. Typically, tinnitus is an annoyance, but nothing serious. However, you may also experience trouble sleeping, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, anxiety, […]

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