Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener that does not cause cavities and actually helps protect your teeth! Many gums and mints are now sweetened exclusively with xylitol.
This patient hated her old crowns, which had dark discoloration showing through. When one of them broke off, she decided it was finally time to replace all 3.
What Is Gum Recession? Gum recession happens when the root of your tooth is not covered by your gums. Let’s talk about the causes of and treatments for gum recession. While healthy gums usually attach to the teeth at a level that completely covers the root, this is not the case with receding gums. Gingival…
Has it been a while since you had your teeth cleaned? The plaque on our teeth tends to accumulate calcium and other minerals, becoming hard and sticky over time. This harder substance, called tartar or calculus, causes inflammation of the gums that can lead to chronic infection and bone loss, not to mention bad breath!
Many people find chewing on ice to be strangely addicting, but this habit is really destructive to the teeth. Here’s why.
Concern over radiation is understandable, but it’s important to know the risks as well as the benefits of dental x-rays.
If you have a tooth knocked out due to an accident, you can save the tooth by staying calm, acting quickly & following these steps.
If you find flossing to be uncomfortable, difficult, and tedious, you are not alone. Here’s how to become more effective at flossing, even if you don’t like to do it.
With April being Oral Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to highlight some important facts about oral cancer and why you should visit your dentist for regular screenings.
Dr. Nahhas explains the dental implant procedure simply, from start to finish.