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Are You More Prone To Cavities?

Lady showing her teeth cavitiesTooth decay causes oral health problems like dental cavities, and it affects most Americans to some degree. Oral bacteria grow on top of teeth and coat them. Acids released by these bacteria are directly responsible for decay as the acids bore into the teeth. Tooth decay can cause painful sensitivity to things like heat, cold and sugar, and more severe cases lead to constant pain, infections and even tooth loss. However, minor damage usually goes unnoticed as pain only occurs once a cavity has formed.

Causes Of Cavities:

• Genetics Or Biology
Some people are lucky enough to have super-strong enamel, robust immune systems and ample salivary proteins to kill off disease-causing bacteria. Continue reading

4 Signs Your Mouth is Giving You to Visit the Dentist ASAP

Woman frowning with the pain of a toothache Going to the dentist for regular checkups can be tedious, we know. But it’s necessary. Oral hygiene is vital for your overall health and neglecting it for long periods of time can result in unnecessary complications.

If you haven’t been to a dentist in a while and start noticing these four symptoms, do yourself a favor and do not ignore them.

 

  • Toothaches

 

Okay, let’s just state the obvious. If you’re feeling pain in your teeth – or even your jaw – it is probably smart to get it checked out by a professional. We can’t stress enough how much early detection and preventive care works best when it comes to your teeth. Continue reading