Did You Know

Tips Your Dentist Would Like You To Know About Flossing

The Daily Routine That Can Save Your Teeth While most people will not forget brushing their teeth daily, oftentimes, flossing is a neglected practice. When flossing is not a daily habit, or worse, not part of oral hygiene at all, it can be a daunting task to accomplish. One must understand that brushing alone is […]

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive After My Dental Visit? – Part Two

You had a cavity filling. A filling procedure can cause stress on a tooth, and it’s not unusual to feel tooth pain after a filling. Depending on the dentist’s technique and the choice of filling material used, and the health of your tooth, sensitivity can follow. Sensitivity occurs because the filling procedure has aggravated or […]

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive After My Dental Visit? – Part One

Different Procedures Can Cause Sensitivity  Have you ever felt your teeth suddenly becoming sensitive when you have just gone to your dentist? This is a rather common sensation following a trip to the dentist where a procedure was carried out. During routine office procedures, one can expect a certain degree of tooth sensitivity as the […]

Understanding Tooth Sensitivity: Is It a Bad Thing? – Part Two

Dentists say that it is a common concern among patients. Teeth will react to these stimuli when they have exposed nerves. Sometimes, the tooth enamel, the hard, outer covering of teeth has worn down or has thinned. This can be due to several causes. Like: Presence of a cavity or cavities Frequent or a high […]

Understanding Tooth Sensitivity: Is It a Bad Thing?

Signs and Causes of Tooth Sensitivity Have you experienced a sudden jolt or an unexpected shock of pain in your mouth when you were just taking something cold or hot? There must be something wrong. And then it happens again with any cold or hot food or drink. It’s tooth sensitivity, and it’s quite common. […]

The Dilemma of Bleeding Gums: Why They Bleed – Part Two

Pregnancy Gingivitis Having inflamed gums during pregnancy, called pregnancy gingivitis. Some women get swollen and sore gums, which may bleed, during pregnancy.  Hormonal changes during pregnancy can make gums more vulnerable to plaque, leading to inflammation and bleeding. The hormone progesterone can cause an increased response to plaque bacteria which can lead to gingivitis. Having […]

The Dilemma of Bleeding Gums: Why They Bleed – Part One

Most Common Causes of Gum Bleeding Here are the most common causes of bleeding gums.  Having gingivitis, a disease that causes inflammation of the gums is one of the main causes of bleeding gums. With gingivitis, gums are irritated, red, and swollen, and may bleed when you brush your teeth. The practice of good oral […]

Lidocaine and Numbness: How Long does the Feeling Last?

Understanding How Numbing Drugs Work Most people who’ve had dental procedures done that may involve pain or discomfort have used local anesthesia. Hence, Novocaine, a brand name for an injectable local anesthetic has been quite popular even for those who haven’t used it. However, its heyday was some 30 years ago and has since been […]