Bad Breath Causes

Bad breath is caused by the buildup of bacteria in your mouth that causes inflammation and gives off odors or gases. Halitosis is another term for bad breath. Let’s explore some common causes of this problem. Food Odors Food trapped in different areas of the mouth causes bad breath. Particles of food can get trapped between teeth…

Bad Breath Causes

Bad breath is caused by the buildup of bacteria in your mouth that causes inflammation and gives off odors or gases. Halitosis is another term for bad breath. Let’s explore some common causes of this problem. Food Odors Food trapped in different areas of the mouth causes bad breath. Particles of food can get trapped between teeth…

Tooth Decay Signs and Symptoms

Are you concerned you have a cavity? Are you having symptoms or noticing changes in your teeth but unsure of the cause? Let’s look at some common signs and symptoms of tooth decay. Sensitivity to hot/cold/sweets Tooth sensitivity is often a sign of tooth decay. This sensitivity can include sensitivity to hot, cold, or even…

Tooth Sensitivity

Do you experience tooth sensitivity? Are your teeth sensitive to cold, sweet, or sticky foods? Let’s look at some possible reasons for tooth sensitivity and how to treat it. How do teeth become sensitive? Dentin is the inner portion of your tooth. Microscopic tubules filled with nerve endings make up this inner layer. In healthy…

Why Sugar Is Bad For Our Teeth

We are always told that sugar is bad for our teeth, but why? What’s the big deal? We also know that sugar causes tooth decay, but how? Let’s explore how sugar affects our teeth and the reasons to limit sugar in our daily diet. How Sugar Causes Tooth Decay Surprisingly, it is not sugar itself…

Holiday Sweets and Healthy Teeth

Holidays Bring Too Many Sweets Kids love candy, and while we know it’s not good for them, we also know they’re going to eat it. “fun size” candy, candy canes, and chocolate Santas can be just a way of life this time of year. So how best to survive the holidays that are traditionally surrounded by sugar?…

Do You Have Mask Mouth?

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus and the need for people to wear masks, dentists are discovering new oral health problems. Dentists have dubbed this new condition “mask mouth.” Let’s look at the symptoms and ways to prevent it. Mask Mouth Symptoms The main culprit for most of these symptoms is dry mouth. Wearing a…