Dental plaque is made of bacteria living in a biofilm. Biofilms are protective structures that support the lives of microbes and make it harder for us to attack them.
A swollen tongue may be a minor problem, but it may be painful and even dangerous if it blocks the airway. Allergies, nutritional deficiencies, trauma, diseases, and other factors can cause the condition.
Keeping your gums healthy is more important than most realize. Gum disease has been linked to heart attacks. Here are ten foods that can keep your gums healthy and your teeth strong!
Treating wisdom tooth pain is similar to treating regular teething pain or toothache. Based on my personal experience and research, here are a few handy tips to effectively relieve the pain.
Those who fear dental procedures often have irrational fears that come to their mind. Bleeding to death from a pulled tooth is a common fear for many. Can this really happen? what are the odds?
Lumps sometimes appear in various places on the body. One common area is the roof of the mouth, but finding a lump on the roof of your mouth is not necessarily a problem.
Just had oral surgery? Had your wisdom teeth removed? Eating can be hard, and it is important for healing to eat only soft foods for a few days. With these suggestions, you won't get bored with food!
Living with a palate expander can be difficult. But with a little patience you can make it through the process and end up with a beautiful smile!
Broken or lost retainer? Afraid of the high cost of a replacement? A mail-order service can offer the same quality for less money than you would pay at the orthodontist.
Learn about the different types of dentures, including complete and partial removable denture fixtures, overdentures, implant-retained dentures, and mini-dental implants.
what we often forget is that the mouth is made up of many different components - aside from our teeth. All of these components, if neglected, can develop various issues over time. A good example of which would be linea alba (cheek). It is the white line people often find inside their cheeks...
Are you having your wisdom teeth extracted? Based on my own experience with this procedure, I'll share how to prepare, what to expect, and tips for a quick recovery.
Can you really cure cavities, or is it a big scam? Cut through the sensational internet stories and learn the truth about curing cavities.
A swollen uvula can make it difficult to eat or swallow. Here are the characteristics of this condition, how to treat it, and how to recognize when it's an emergency.
Most tongue problems are harmless and resolve on their own. However, some may indicate a serious medical condition. Learn about the causes and symptoms of six common tongue problems.