Do I Have Dry Socket? How Can I Tell After Teeth Extraction

Whenever you have a tooth extracted, you are potentially at risk of getting something called a dry socket. Once a tooth pops out, a blood clot forms over the extracted area. In order for the hole to heal completely, the blood clot must not be dislodged because it serves as a protection layer for the bones and nerves underneath. It is natural to be a little worried over whether you are affected by a dry socket condition. For example, some … Read more

Can You Workout/Exercise After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

For people who love to keep fit and work out on a regular basis, it can be really frustrating to not be able to work out after a wisdom teeth extraction. The question is how long would one have to wait before they are able to exercise again? In the end, there is no set answer. Some people may have gums that naturally heal faster than others, hence are able to take part in exercise soon after a wisdom teeth … Read more

How to Avoid Bad Breath in the Morning After Waking Up

Usually, people don’t notice how bad their breath smells until someone points it out. The only time you really notice on your own is after you wake up. You brush. You floss. You swirl your mouth with anti-bacterial mouthwash just before you go to sleep but no matter what you do, you always seem to wake up with that bitter taste in your mouth. Remember, your mouth isn’t the only source of bad breath. You have to consider other parts … Read more

My Gums Are Peeling Away From the Teeth. What Should I Do?

Sometimes, you may have the unpleasant experience of feeling your gum peel around your teeth. The skin that peels off has a translucent-like appearance. When something comes into contact with the peeled gum area, you will feel something slightly unusual. If you are affected by peeling gum tissues, it is important to identify the cause of the condition. Unfortunately, there are so many different things that can cause your gums to peel off. The easiest way to identify the culprit … Read more

What is a Cross-bite and Do I Need Braces for it?

Cross-bite, Over-bite, Under-bite… What on earth do they mean? A cross-bite is when your the positions of your upper jaw and lower jaw don’t match due to teeth irregularities. An example of this is when a upper teeth overlaps a lower teeth while the jaws are clenched together. You will notice if you have trouble aligning your upper and lower teeth together. If you are affected by cross-bite, over-bite, or under-bite, there are several ways to fix these conditions. One … Read more

Best Way to Get Rid of Food Stuck in Wisdom Teeth Holes

Having trouble getting rid of food stuck in your wisdom teeth socket? There is only one solution to this problem. You need to buy a Waterpik Ultra Water Flosser.This device clears out all the food in your wisdom teeth holes in a matter of seconds. Tooth picks, dental flosses, and water syringes don’t cut it because they aren’t effective enough to clear out the food that are lodged deep within the wisdom teeth socket. The Waterpik doesn’t have such problems. … Read more

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