Dentistry 101

Everything You Should Know about Wisdom Teeth

An impacted wisdom tooth growing under an existing permanent tooth.

What are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are the molars found at the very back of the mouth. They tend to only become established in the mouth in someone’s late teens or early twenties. Most people experience discomfort when their wisdom teeth break through the gum line. If your wisdom teeth do not grow straight, they…

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Six Reasons Regular Dental Checkups Are Crucial

A woman is shown an x-ray of her mouth during a dental check up.

Although having to visit the dentist every six months may not be the thing you look forward to most, it is one of the most important appointments to keep. If you have found yourself wondering what the point is, here’s something for you to think about.   The next time you consider skipping a dental…

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Common Dental Procedures Explained

An illustration of tools used in common dental procedures.

Although your dentist is the oral health expert, you don’t necessarily have to have any procedure that they recommend. You’ve got a say in your own oral health. Therefore, it’s important that you understand basic dental procedures and ask the right questions. This way, you will be making a fully informed decision.   Visiting the…

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Common Dental Conditions in Senior Citizens

An elderly couple is seen walking along a road.

As we grow older, the changes in our body will impact our oral health. Senior citizens tend to be on more medications and experience more life changes that can affect the teeth and gums. However, there are many ways in which senior citizens can look after their oral health. With proper care and regular dentist…

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Is your Sinus Infection giving you a Toothache?

A woman blows her nose as she is suffering from a sinus infection.

Is your Sinus Infection giving you a Toothache? A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is the inflammation of the lining in the nasal passages. The infection normally starts off as a common cold but develops into an acute infection in the maxillary sinuses. Symptoms of sinusitis include a headache, yellow or green mucus, fatigue, a cough,…

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Why Dental Care is Important For Your Health

A dentist holds up items, such as a toothbrush, which can improve your dental health.

While you might not notice it when your oral health is good, but you will definitely feel it when it starts to deteriorate. Your overall well-being will go down and you will start to lose your appetite and energy. Not only that, bad oral health can lead to a whole lot of other medical issues…

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Your Dentist Visit Checklist

Woman sits in the dentist's chair ready for her consultation

  Your Dentist Visit Checklist Preparing for a dentist visit may be a stressful activity for you, that leaves you filled with anxiety. Or it can be a task you don’t really think about, and maybe even forget. Whether either of these two options or something in between applies to you, a check list may…

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Dental Anesthesia 101

A woman is put under conscious sedation

Dental Anesthesia 101 Anaesthesia is the administration of drugs that put you in a deep state of relaxation. These drugs can be given to a patient through an injection or inhalation. Dental anaesthesia is used to put a patient at ease for a dental procedure and prevent the patient from feeling any discomfort in the…

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