My Gums Bleed When I Brush: Should I be Concerned?

brushing too hard, gingivitis, or periodontitis. Any time unexplained bleeding occurs, it is good idea to see the dentist for a correct diagnosis. A traumatic event can result in bleeding, but this should be an isolated event. Brushing with excessive pressure or using a hard [&hellip
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Look Carefully at Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

of the mouth feels extremely dry; and the severity can range from mild to extreme where it is difficult to speak or even eat. A consultation with your dentist will verify if you are suffering from Xerostomia, try to determine a cause, and offer possible [&hellip
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Being Smart Means Smaller Teeth?

 It turns out, the smarter we’ve gotten as a species, the smaller our teeth have gotten!  Our ancestors from millions of years ago had bigger teeth, but smaller brains than we do today.  To read more, check out this interesting article!
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Keeping Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

dentist during the first trimester of pregnancy should be avoided if possible, but if a dental emergency arises, the patient needs to make sure all dental providers are aware of her condition. When trying to conceive, keeping appointments with the dentist to have teeth cleaned [&hellip
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A Healthy Mouth is a Gateway to a Healthy Body

and our sometimes indulgent habits, for the most part, we are a society that cares about being healthy. You may be getting more exercise and moving towards a healthier diet. Like many Americans, you may also be making an effort to maintain a healthier, prettier [&hellip
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