3 of the Best Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Kits

Personally, I only recommend over-the-counter teeth whitening as a very last resort. Your mouth may feel uncomfortable if your teeth are sensitive to a sudden change in chemical balances. OTC teeth whitening kits are extremely effective at teeth whitening through the process of bleaching. Before you use any of the products below, make sure you get the approval of a certified dentist. When you use these teeth whitening kits, make sure you have a lot of time on your hands. … Read more

Oral Herpes vs. Canker Sores. What is the difference?

Are you worried because you are not able to tell whether you have canker sores or oral herpes in your mouth? Here are the main differences of these two unwanted dental conditions. Unless you have been making out or have some form of oral sex with a stranger, your chances of getting oral herpes is very small. What are canker sores? Canker sores are shallow mouth ulcers that appear in your mouth. You will start to notice when eating or … Read more

How to Treat Mouth Ulcers Like Canker Sores at Home

Having experienced it preferably, I can relate to those who are currently suffering from the pains of mouth ulcers. Unfortunately, there isn’t much you can do about it. You just have to wait for nature to takes it course and let the mouth ulcers heal naturally. Depending on how severe your mouth ulcer condition is, you can expect to wait from a few days to nearly a month for mouth ulcers to heal. Mouth ulcers can be classified into three … Read more

How to Heal Swollen, Bleeding Gum After Having a Filling

One common problem that a few dental patients seem to have after a dental filling procedure is bleeding gums. This may happen immediately after you had your cavities filled, or even a few weeks afters your last dentist visit. There are many reasons why this may occur. In most cases, bleeding gums heal on their own, but if they don’t, it is best for you to see a dentist as soon as possible. Here are some reasons why your gum … 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

Why is there Pale, White Gum Around my Teeth?

If the gum tissues around your teeth suddenly turned pale or white, don’t freak out! There are many reasons why gums turn white but in most cases, the condition is not life threatening. Here are several reasons why your gum may have turned white. In most cases, the paleness will disappear once you apply medication or improve your dental cleaning habits. #1 Gingivitis One of the most common cases of white gum is due to the presence of Gingivitis, which … 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

Quick Ways to Get Rid of Tooth Pain After Cavity Filling

Have you been experiencing some tooth pains recently after having your teeth cavities filled? Well, it is nothing to be too concerned about as it is perfectly normal to experience a bit of pain for a few days. Some people report having sharp pain whenever they eat/drink, or dull pain throughout the day. The type of pain you experience really depends on the severity of the teeth cavity that was filled. If you have been experiencing teeth pains for over … Read more

How Does a Dentist Fix a Chipped Tooth?

If you have experienced the misfortune of having a chipped tooth, you would probably want to get that fixed as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as using bond glue to stick the pieces back together. Depending on the severity of the problem, there are several dental treatments available that will fix your chipped tooth. If it hasn’t happened to you yet, but you are simply curious about what dentists do, make sure you take care of your … Read more

How to Close Small, Visible Gaps Between Teeth

What Can I do to Close my Teeth Gaps without Spending a Fortune? One of the most unsightly things you would ever want to see in a person is a teeth gap, especially if it is occurring between the two front teeth. Unfortunately, for a lot of people, a wide teeth gap gives a comical vibe (as well as it being a huge turn-off) so it is best that you have it fixed as soon as possible. In this article, … Read more