What does Celiac Disease mean?

Celiac disease is an immune-mediated disease of the small intestine caused by exposure to gluten and related prolamines in genetically susceptible individuals. It can develop at any age after solid foods are introduced into the diet. Celiac disease occurs more often in women than men, and more often in non-Hispanic whites than those of other […]

What Is Interdental Cleaning?

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What is Dental Floss? Dental floss (or dental tape) and other interdental cleaners (e.g., small brushes, special wooden or plastic picks, sticks, or water flossers) remove food trapped between the teeth. And remove the film of bacteria that forms there before it has a chance to harden into plaque. Toothbrush bristles alone cannot clean effectively […]

What You Should Know About Mouthwash

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Mouthwash, also called oral rinse, is a liquid product used to rinse your teeth, gums, and mouth. It usually contains an antiseptic to kill harmful bacteria that can live between your teeth and your tongue. Some people use mouthwash to fight against bad breath, while others use it to try to prevent tooth decay. Mouthwash […]

Cannabis – Oral Health Effects

Because marijuana is being legalized in some states, its use has increased. While it has been shown to have some positive medical effects in the literature, we have noted significant negative effects on oral health in frequent users.Cannabis (which is also known as marijuana, weed, grass, pot, dope, or hash) is a cannabinoid drug. It […]

The Oral Benefit of Chewing Gum

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Chewing gum has been around for thousands of years. Both the ancient Mayans and Aztecs chewed a chicle substance to clean teeth, get rid of bad breath, fight hunger, and quench thirst. But can modern-day chewing gum be good for your health? Sugar-free gum can offer certain advantages for oral health and beyond. 1. Combating […]

What You Should Know About Oral Diagnosis

What You Should Know About Oral Diagnosis Your oral health is more important than you might realize. Learn how the health of your mouth, teeth, and gums can affect your general health. What’s The Connection Between Oral Health And Overall Health? Like other areas of the body, your mouth teems with bacteria — mostly harmless. […]

What Are the Likely Dental Emergencies?

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While dentists handle patients with regular dental visits. And scheduled appointments, they are also capable of handling immediate dental emergencies. Dental injuries can be scary when you’re not sure what is an emergency and what you can take care of at home. What are the common dental emergencies? It’s important to know what an emergency […]

All You Need To Know About Tooth Avulsion

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A tooth avulsion happens when you lose your permanent tooth. Accidents and injuries can knock out a tooth. You must seek immediate treatment to save your tooth. You can first reinsert your tooth yourself or save it in liquid. Then you should seek help from a dentist for further treatment. When your tooth gets knocked […]

What Are Tooth Scaling And Root Planing?

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Tooth scaling and root planing are otherwise known as deep cleaning in dentistry. The procedure gets rid of tartar (hardened minerals) that can adhere to your teeth. You may need these treatments if you have periodontitis (advanced gum disease). Tooth scaling removes tartar from the surface of your teeth that you see when you smile. […]

10 Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth

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Teeth are your first line of defense against harmful germs and bacteria. They play an important role in keeping your mouth healthy, but that doesn’t mean they’re always going to be able to do their job properly. Having a healthy mouth means having strong, clean teeth that are free of plaque and other detrimental microorganisms, […]