Dental Problems

Brush Your Teeth Like Your Life Depends On It

Brush Your Teeth Like Your Life Depends On It

Sloppy Tooth Brushing, Will Be Rewarded With A Disastrous Smile And Can Shave Years From Your Life I am continuously amazed at the number of people I see in my office that come in with an entire meal’s worth of food left behind. (Okay, a slight exaggeration.) You will...

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Are Bacteria Causing My Dental Problems?

Are Bacteria Causing My Dental Problems?

How Do I Recognize Bacteria? Are bacteria causing my dental problems, you ask? Maybe. You can’t easily find individual bacteria with the naked eye. You have to use a microscope. And one of the best types of microscopes is what’s called a phase contrast microscope....

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Want Healthy Teeth And Gums? Where Are You Today?

Want Healthy Teeth And Gums? Where Are You Today?

How Bad Is Your Home Dental Care? Really? If you want healthy teeth and gums, then you need to know where you are today. You can’t make any measurable progress unless you know what to look for. And that is where we need to start. Take a fair look at yourself. Be...

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Dental Care Hacks-Oil Pulling-Does it Really Work?

Dental Care Hacks-Oil Pulling-Does it Really Work?

Oil Pulling For Dental Care May Sound Like A Crazy Idea, But It Just Might Have Some Validity. Oil pulling is the action of taking an edible oil such as sesame seed oil and placing about 1 tablespoon in your mouth and vigorously swishing it between the teeth and...

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How Are Wisdom Teeth Removed? Insider Secrets Revealed

How Are Wisdom Teeth Removed? Insider Secrets Revealed

Insider Secrets Reveal-How to Remove Wisdom Teeth When you sit down and begin your consultation with your doctor about your wisdom teeth be prepared for a discussion that will be unique to you.  One of the first considerations that your doctor will observe and discuss...

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How Are Wisdom Teeth Removed?

How Are Wisdom Teeth Removed?

How Doctors Remove Wisdom Teeth When you sit down and begin your consultation with your doctor about your wisdom teeth be prepared for a discussion that will be unique to you.  One of the first considerations that your doctor will observe and discuss with you is...

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What Age Is Best To Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

What Age Is Best To Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

When is it best to remove wisdom teeth? The prospect of having wisdom teeth removed is not on anyone's top ten list of fun things to do.  So, if it appears that you have no other options, then do it before they begin causing strong pain and their roots are fully...

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How Do I Know If It’s Wisdom Teeth Causing My Jaw Pain?

How Do I Know If It’s Wisdom Teeth Causing My Jaw Pain?

I’m having pain. How do I know if it’s wisdom teeth?     Wisdom tooth pain comes in several different forms. It can feel like swollen gums. It can be painful when you bite your teeth together because it feels like you’re pinching your gums. Or can be a deep...

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I Am Having Pain From Wisdom Teeth, What Do I Do?

I Am Having Pain From Wisdom Teeth, What Do I Do?

What do I do if I'm having pain from wisdom teeth? If you’re having pain from wisdom teeth and you are sure there’s no infection because you’ve already checked with your dentist then your options are rather limited. In another article in this series, I mentioned the...

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Can I Keep My Wisdom Teeth?

Can I Keep My Wisdom Teeth?

Can I Keep My Wisdom Teeth? There really three basic situations that need to be considered when you’re answering the question: Can I keep my wisdom teeth? In one case, you have enough room for them, and they are erupting or coming in good alignment and with good...

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