Why Your Tooth Socket Turned Black After a Tooth Extraction

After having a tooth extracted, a lot of people commented that they noticed black things appear in the empty tooth socket. In this article, we examine what the black substance is and ways to have this condition treated. First, there are several things that could be causing your tooth socket to go black. It is important to note that it isn’t necessarily a bad thing if the tooth extraction site goes black. This could actually be signs of blood clots … Read more

How to Whiten False Teeth At Home Using Chemical Free Methods

False teeth, or dentures, are used to replace missing or broken teeth. As they become your new smile and improve the way you look, talk, eat and feel about yourself, you also need to take care of them. Just like you would care for natural teeth, false teeth and dentures require regular attention to look their best and to make them last. Why You Need To Whiten Your Dentures False teeth and dentures discolour over time. This is typically the … Read more

3 Signs Your Blood Clot Came Out After a Tooth Extraction

When you have a tooth extracted, it is extremely important that you let the blood clot settle within the empty tooth socket so that your gums heal properly. However, there are times when it can be pretty difficult to tell whether your blood clot is still there or not. For some people, the blood clot can take a day or two to settle, while for others, it can take more than a week. In this article, we reveal three signs … Read more

How to Get Rid of the Tiny Black Spot on Your Tooth

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One day, you examine your teeth and notice there is a black spot on one of your tooth. The black spot can be as tiny as a pen mark, or big enough so it covers a lot of the tooth surface. In this article, we examine why these tiny black spots appear on your tooth, and also suggest the best ways to get rid of the tiny black spot on your tooth. It wouldn’t come as a surprise if you … Read more

What Are The Benefits To Denture Adhesives?

Many people as they age, will need dentures at one point or another in their lives. Once you transition into dentures, it’s also time to look at denture adhesives or the ‘glue’ that holds your dentures in place. A new set of dentures may not immediately need an adhesive, however, over time your gums change and the dentures may move about causing problems with food and friction. Using the will eliminate the movement of your dentures and cushion your gums. … Read more

10 Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Today, we are going to look at the worst foods for your teeth. The foods that we love to eat play a pivotal role on our dental health and on gum diseases and tooth problems like gingivitis, tooth decay, bad breath and associated periodontal diseases. Highly acidic foods and sugary foods will eat into the enamel of your teeth and lodge between the gaps of your teeth, causing gum inflammation, the beginning of tooth decay and if you don’t floss … Read more

Reasons Why Your Teeth Are Caving in

Have you noticed a lot of discomfort in recent days? Does it seem like your teeth are caving inwards? There are many reasons why this may occur. Whether it is due to abnormal teeth growth or simply a case of genetics, it is extremely important that you have your teeth checked by a dentist or orthodontist as soon as possible. If you leave the problem untreated, the teeth that are starting to cave in will cause a lot more damage … Read more

Do You Need to Brush Your Teeth After Eating Fruits?

Although most fruits and vegetables are jam-packed with all the goodness that is needed for your body to function properly, one has to take extra care when it comes to dental maintenance. One has to remember what purpose teeth brushing serves. First, it helps you get rid of any soft plaque build-ups. Second, it helps you get rid of all the food particles that are stuck between the teeth gaps. If you decide to brush your teeth first then eat … Read more

3 Reasons Why You Are Spitting Blood After Brushing Your Teeth

Are you scared because you are spitting blood whenever you brush your teeth? There are many reasons why this can occur. However, most of the blood spitting problems arise as a result of three general causes. In this article, we have a look at the three main reasons as to why you are spitting blood after brushing your teeth. Unless it is caused by something that happens extremely rarely, you can have the blood problem easily treated in a matter … Read more