Leukoplakia: Causes, Treatments And Prevention
16 June 2015
If you've noticed some odd different colored patches in your mouth, you may be wondering what exactly they could be. Particularly if you're a smoker or tobacco chewer, the sudden appearance of these patches may have you worried. What you may have is a condition called leukoplakia. Although leukoplakia is usually not serious, it can be a sign of something more serious. Here you can learn what leukoplakia is, what causes it, how you can remedy it and what preventative measures you can take to ensure it doesn't reappear as often.
2 Ways You Might Be Causing Dry Mouth
27 May 2015
If you are like most people, you might take your spit for granted. Although saliva might just seem like meaningless liquid, it can actually help to wash away food particles and germs in your mouth, mitigating tooth decay and reducing bad breath. Unfortunately, without adequate levels of saliva, you might be letting your teeth bask in dangerous bacteria. Look at this list below for two ways you might be unintentionally causing dry mouth, and how you can fend off trouble down the road:
Dental Cleaning Pain: Causes, Prevention, And Treatment Options
5 May 2015
Getting regular dental cleanings is one of the best ways to care for your teeth and prevent major problems from occurring, but you might not like getting your teeth cleaned because of the soreness you experience afterwards. Pain after a dental cleaning is quite common; however, there are ways you might be able to reduce the pain you experience and treat the pain you end up with after your teeth are professionally cleaned.
Improving Your Smile With Implants: Preventing A Dry Socket
14 April 2015
The underlying health of your mouth, teeth, and gums is important, but the overall look of your smile is essential for your confidence level. Unfortunately, due to decay or infections, you may require an extraction on one or more teeth. While the procedure is necessary to prevent further dental damage, you can correct your smile with dental implants. However, painful dry sockets are common issues that may arise before you receive your implants.