The Cracked Molar Conundrum

The worst kind of pain is the one you can’t diagnose; you feel discomfort or sensitivity, but it’s not constant, and you can’t pinpoint exactly why it’s happening. There’s a particular syndrome in dentistry, cracked … Read More

Autoimmune Disorders and Your Mouth

An autoimmune disorder is a disorder in which the immune system attacks the body’s healthy tissues. There’s a wide variety of different autoimmune disorders; each of the different kinds might affect a different element of … Read More

All About Dental Implants

We live in a world of incredible technology; we’re constantly improving on our prosthetics. We have artificial heart valves and artificial hearts, prosthetic hands with robotic functionality, and incredible prosthetic legs. Loss of limb is … Read More

Acid Reflux

Upset stomachs can be a real pain! You might be sitting down to enjoy a nice meal, ready to savour the flavours of whatever tasty morsels end up on your plate when you feel that … Read More

Dental Specialists

Patients often think of dentists as specialized doctors who work specifically on the mouth and teeth; that’s not far from the truth at all, so it’s sometimes astonishing to folks how many dental specialists there … Read More

Dry Mouth and You

You know the feeling; your mouth is sticky, your throat is dry, you feel like you could drink a gallon of water; you’ve got dry mouth. This condition, known clinically by the name xerostomia, happens … Read More

How Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

It’s no secret: smoking is really, really bad for you. Smoking negatively impacts nearly every organ in your body; if you compare the loss of life caused by cigarette smoking and loss of life in … Read More

TMD: It’s Not Dynamite

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) (say that three times fast) are a painful set of symptoms caused by problems with, unsurprisingly, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This joint connects the temporal bones of the skull with the … Read More