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If you get a dry socket after an extraction, don't panic. There are a few remedies that you can use to help.
medicalnewstoday.com Dry socket occurs when a blood clot falls out of the extraction site of a recently pulled tooth. It can be very painful, but some home remedies can ease symptoms until a person can see their dentist.
If you have sores in your mouth, here are a few reasons why you get them and what you can do to treat them.
medicalnewstoday.com Mouth sores are a common complaint, and they can occur for a variety of reasons, including irritation, hormonal changes, and infection. Learn about the causes and treatment of mouth sores here.
Enjoy spending the day with the influential men in your life. Today we honor fathers everywhere for all that they do. Have a happy Father's Day from Family Dental Care!
Today is the day we celebrate the Stars and Stripes American flag. On this day in 1777, the United States of America became a symbol of freedom for all. Today, we celebrate that freedom, from Family Dental Care!
There are a few things you can do daily that can keep your teeth and gum clean.
medicalnewstoday.com The best practices for healthy teeth and gums include regular brushing, flossing, and avoiding certain types of food and beverage. Learn more about what to do for healthy teeth and gums here.
Sensitive teeth can make every moment of your day difficult. There are a few home remedies for sensitive teeth, including using garlic and salt water rinse.
medicalnewstoday.com Tooth sensitivity is common and typically results from worn enamel. Research suggests that some home remedies can help reduce tooth sensitivity and pain. Learn more about these home remedies and how to prevent tooth sensitivity here.
If you're getting periodontal (gum) surgery, don't fret. This article will answer any and all questions.
medicalnewstoday.com Learn all about gum surgery, including the conditions it is used for and the different types that are available. We also look at preparation and recovery times.
Here are six causes of breath that smells like p**p.
medicalnewstoday.com Bad breath is often a simple, temporary problem. However, breath that smells like f***s, or p**p, may indicate a medical condition. These may range from a sinus infection to a bowel blockage. Here, we look at six common causes of bad breath that smells like p**p. We also discuss treatments and when....
Having a loose tooth when your a child is normal, but when you're adult with a loose tooth, it might be best to schedule a dental appointment.
medicalnewstoday.com Losing teeth is a regular part of growing up. In adults, however, loose teeth may be a cause for concern. Adult teeth are designed to last a lifetime and should not fall out. We explore reasons that teeth may loosen, including gum disease and osteoporosis. Learn about preventing further damage, trea...
A common symptom of cavities are a bad taste in the mouth. Learn why and what it means.
medicalnewstoday.com What to do when a bad taste lingers? Many issues can cause this, from poor oral hygiene to neurological conditions. The taste may also vary, from bitter or foul to metallic, salty, or sweet. In this article, we explore a range of common causes and treatments. Learn to deal with a lasting bad taste i...
This Memorial Day, celebrate the sacrifices our soldiers have given for our country's freedom. Thank you to all our soldiers and their families.
How long does it take a gum graft to heal?
medicalnewstoday.com A gum graft is a procedure to treat receding gums. It is a simple process that does not take long to do. The recovery period is typically a few weeks and usually involves eating soft or cold foods to avoid damaging the graft. Complications are rare, and insurance may or may not cover the procedure.....
Here are seven reasons why you might have black gums.
medicalnewstoday.com The gums come in many natural colors, including red, pink, brown, and black. However, changes in gum color can indicate an underlying health problem. In this article, learn about what causes black gums, including smoking, gingivitis, Addison’s disease, and amalgam tattoos. We also look at treatmen...
These are a few tips to treating white spots on the teeth.
medicalnewstoday.com Having white spots on your teeth can be undesirable, but they are rarely a serious medical concern. Possible reasons for them include poor dental hygiene and eating too many acidic or sugary foods. Here, we look at the most likely causes of white spots on teeth and give you 11 tips for treating and....
There are many consequences to leaving gum disease untreated.
medicalnewstoday.com According to recent research, gum disease may increase the risk of a range of seemingly unrelated conditions, including cancer and dementia.
Happy Mother's Day from Family Dental Care!
Learn why your tooth might still hurt after a filling.
medicalnewstoday.com Some tooth sensitivity after a filling is normal. In this article, we look at the reasons why this occurs, when to see a doctor, and treatments to help relieve tooth sensitivity.
What are salivary stones?
medicalnewstoday.com Stones can sometimes form in the salivary glands of the mouth. If a stone becomes large enough, it can block the gland, which can lead to pain and swelling. Salivary stones are rarely serious, and a person can often remove them at home. Learn how to get rid of them and when to see a doctor here.
Wishing you a happy and healthy Ramadan!
Happy Cinco de Mayo from Family Dental Care!
Here are a few ways to stop your gums from bleeding.
medicalnewstoday.com People can usually treat minor gum bleeding at home using good oral hygiene and natural remedies. In this article, we look at 12 ways to stop gums from bleeding, prevent it developing in the future, and promote overall oral health.
New research discovers promising results on longer lasting dental fillings.
sciencedaily.com A compound used to make car bumpers strong and protect wood decks could prevent return visits to the dentist's office. A team of researchers has created a filling material that's two times more resistant to breakage than standard fillings. The team also has developed an adhesive that's 30 percent st...
Happy Arbor Day from Family Dental Care!
Your dentist can help diagnosis and treat any oral abnormalities, including bumps on the roof of the mouth.
medicalnewstoday.com A bump can form on the roof of the mouth due to many conditions, including canker sores, mucoceles, torus palatinus, and oral candidiasis. The bump can even be an extra tooth. Most underlying causes are benign, but some require medical treatment. Learn more about the causes and their other symptoms....
Happy Earth Day from Family Dental Care!
If you have Crohn's Disease, you might be susceptible to mouth ulcers.
medicalnewstoday.com People with Crohn’s disease may be more prone to mouth ulcers. Learn about the reasons why in this article. We also cover possible treatments.
Happy Easter from Family Dental Care!
Wishing you a happy and healthy Passover!
What is gingivostomatitis?
medicalnewstoday.com Gingivostomatitis is an infection that occurs in and around the mouth. It causes painful sores, blisters, and swelling. It is more common in children and is highly contagious. Learn more about the causes and risk factors in this article, as well as treatment options and how to get relief.
Good dental hygiene and diet are the key to keeping healthy gums.
medicalnewstoday.com Practicing good oral hygiene can help a person keep their gums healthy and reduce the risk of gum disease. This involves regular brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing, and having frequent dental checkups. Learn more about these steps, the signs of gum disease, and how diet can improve gum heal...
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Are you keeping your toothbrush clean? It makes a big difference! Learn why it matters and why you should replace toothbrushes regularly. http://bit.ly/2sFkBPa
bustle.com I try to stay on top of my cleaning game. I change my sheets every two weeks and throw out old makeup regularly, but I'm never quite sure what to do with my toothbrush. Buying a new one just seems like a drag, and it's only going in my mouth anyway.…
Tartar-build up leads to gum recession. Don't be like the people in this article; take your dental health seriously and floss regularly. http://bit.ly/2Jrkzkm
womenshealthmag.com Dentists dish on the grossest things they've seen in the mouths on non-flossers.
Nothing will stop plaque from forming on the teeth, but you have the control to prevent periodontal disease and tooth decay by brushing and flossing it away on a daily basis. http://bit.ly/2HZBb2N
armandhammer.com You can’t see it, or taste it, but you can feel it: That slimy feeling you have when you run your tongue along your teeth? It’s plaque. No matter what you do, plaque is impossible to prevent — but don’t worry. You can minimize its enamel-destroying consequences when you know....
Tooth sensitivity is relatively common and is often the result of these culprits. http://bit.ly/2I5L1Ai
everydayhealth.com From chewing on ice to using whitening treatments, a number of things can cause tooth sensitivity. Here’s how to figure out the source of sudden discomfort.
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