Why Do Dentists Wear Masks And Gloves?

Let’s start with the short answer to this question. Dentists wear masks and gloves to keep you, their other patients, all the members of their oral health team, and themselves, safe. The longer answer to … Read More

Wisdom Teeth Symptoms

Most of the time, when people talk about wisdom teeth, they’re talking about impacted wisdom teeth; these are the wisdom teeth that need to be removed. Though it’s somewhat uncommon, wisdom teeth can grow in … Read More

Charcoal Toothpaste: Science Versus Fads

Full disclosure before we get into the charcoal-grilled meat of this article: when it comes to “science versus fads”, we are firmly on the side of science. Listen, anecdotal evidence is absolutely fine, and research … Read More

4 Ways Smoking Affects Teeth And Gums

Smoking is bad for your health. You probably know that. Knowledge alone isn’t always enough to push someone to stop smoking (though there are a lot of resources available). While knowledge might not be the … Read More

What Problems Can Wisdom Teeth Cause?

In a perfect world, wisdom teeth would all grow in without problems, erupting through the gums like any other teeth. More often than not, however, wisdom teeth become impacted. That means that they get stuck, … Read More

The Best Tips For Avoiding Cavities

When we think about our oral health, cavities are among the highest concerns. There’s a lot more that can go wrong if you’re not taking care of your teeth, from gum disease to heart problems, … Read More