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What Wears Down Your Teeth?

Your teeth have an outer hard layer known as enamel. The enamel protects your teeth which include the inner pulp and nerves. When the enamel of your teeth is worn down, your teeth are more susceptible to cavities and decay. There are several things which wear down the enamel of your teeth. Grinding your teeth, [Read more …]

Can a Sinus Infection Cause a Toothache?

Your sinuses are air filled cavities lined with mucus membranes in your skull. These membranes may become infected causing pain and pressure in your head as well as a toothache. The upper back teeth are more prone to pain caused by a sinus infection because they are closer to your sinuses than your other teeth. [Read more …]

Tips to Prevent Hard Calculus on Your Teeth

Hard calculus, or tartar, is a mineral deposit build up on the teeth. Even if you take care of your teeth and follow good hygiene habits you may develop hard calculus. This is because the bacteria in your mouth mixes with food byproducts and proteins to form a sticky film called plaque. This sticky film [Read more …]

How to Floss Your Teeth Properly

Flossing your teeth properly is one of the best ways to prevent cavities and tooth decay. Flossing removes plaque and food particles under the gums and around the teeth which brushing just can’t reach. Regular flossing also helps prevent gum disease and contributes to your overall health. Studies have shown a direct link to oral [Read more …]

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