Tag: Tag Archives: Tooth Conditions and Disorders

Read about various tooth conditions and disorders such as toothache, sensitive teeth, and phantom tooth pains.


Dental Trauma and Kids: Common Problems

August 31st, 2017 by

Children are at risk to injure their teeth, or suffer dental trauma, at just about any time. This includes damage to teeth as well as surrounding areas. While eating, playing, or taking part in other daily activities, kids can fracture, […]


Oral Health and Bullying: How Dentists Can Spot Verbal Abuse

August 23rd, 2017 by
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If you follow our blogs about oral health, you know that dentists can detect potentially serious conditions that affect your entire body simply by looking in your mouth. A new study suggests dentists may also be able to spot bullying. […]


Opioid Epidemic: What Dentists and Oral Surgeons are Doing

August 16th, 2017 by

America’s opioid epidemic has killed more than 180,000 since 2000. Unfortunately, many of the victims became addicted after doctors prescribed them drugs like Oxycontin and Percocet. These prescriptions, however, were likely not their first exposure to powerful painkillers. According to […]


Oral Health and Pot Use Concerns

July 19th, 2017 by
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The effect of pot or marijuana on oral health is unclear due in large part to its status as a controlled substance. That alone has stalled much research on the plant’s uses for years. Science has shown that cigarettes cause […]


5 Positive Oral Health Benefits

July 11th, 2017 by

The benefits of seeing your dentist every six months stretch far beyond simply having healthier, better-looking teeth. Oral health is directly connected to your overall wellbeing. Every time you make a dentist appointment, your chances of enjoying the future increase. […]


Dental Abscesses 101

April 29th, 2015 by
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If you think flossing your teeth regularly is a pain, prison lawsuits highlight the problems that can arise when you skimp on flossing. Inmates filed suits against the Palm Beach County Jail in Florida and the Westchester County Jail in […]


Rotten Teeth and Gum Disease

October 22nd, 2014 by
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Rotten teeth, tooth decay, and gum diseases like gingivitis or periodontitis are usually the result of poor oral care. These health conditions cost far more to repair than to prevent. You may not be able to kill two birds with […]


9 Graphs that Help Reveal the State of Oral Health in the US

September 29th, 2014 by

Check out these mini infographics, which help explain the current state of oral health in the US. [Click images for larger versions.] For more mini infographics, smile quotes, and other dental divertissements, follow us on Facebook.