Why a nice smile is important
Why a nice smile is important How many times do you hear people say, “They had a really nice smile,” – it will be often. A nice smile showing healthy white teeth is part and parcel of your personality and in a way it defines who you are. Because our major way of communicating is through speech, the face and...Read More
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Tips For The Right Way to Floss From Pymble Dentist
It's a simple piece of string, sometimes flavored, often waxed. Wrap 18 inches or so around your finger, and you have a powerful tool that can help prevent cavities and...Read More
What Causes Gum Disease?
What Causes Gum Disease? Plaque is the primary cause of gum disease. However, other factors can contribute to periodontal disease. These include: Hormonal changes, such as those occurring during pregnancy,...Read More
What should you do if you have bleeding gums?
See your dentist for a professional exam and cleaning. Ideally your teeth should be flossed and brushed three times a day. I recommend that you not tie flossing and brushing...Read More
What To Think About When You Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?
Wisdom Teeth Removal If your wisdom teeth are not causing problems, it may be difficult to decide whether to have these teeth removed to prevent possible dental problems later in...Read More
Severe Gum Disease, Impotence May Be Linked
Men younger than 30, over 70 at particular risk, study shows. Men with severe gum disease, known as periodontitis, are at greater risk for impotence, according to a new study...Read More
Do Ergonomic Toothbrushes Clean Teeth Better?
The concept of ergonomics has resulted in a reinvention of the simple toothbrush — but can the new toothbrushes really make a difference? The practice of brushing your teeth hasn’t...Read More
Bruxism: Teeth Grinding and Jaw Clenching
What is Bruxism? Bruxism, also known as tooth grinding, is the condition of forcefully sliding the chewing surfaces of the bottom teeth over the chewing surfaces of the top teeth,...Read More
If it makes my gums bleed why should I floss?
This the next most common thing I hear. My answer is this is… floss to remove the source of infection. If you don’t floss, the bacteria that cause gingivitis will destroy...Read More
Why do I have bleeding gums?
Here is the short answer: Every time you eat food is forced between your teeth. Sometimes the food between your teeth is big enough to feel but most times it...Read More