How is professional teeth cleaning done, and what you should know about it?

  Professional teeth cleaning aims to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Dental hygienists and dentists perform professional teeth cleaning at the dentist’s office, usually alongside a comprehensive dental exam. Let’s examine how often you should get your teeth cleaned. How often should you get your teeth cleaned? Recently, the 6-month standard has been deemed arbitrary by some experts. For example, one 2013 study suggested that people who visit twice yearly don’t necessarily improve their […]

8 tips on how to stop gum bleeding immediately

  Gum bleeding is very common and is usually not serious. You may notice some blood after brushing your teeth or flossing, which can irritate sensitive gums. A person’s gums bleed most commonly due to plaque or tartar buildup which allows bacteria to grow along the gums. Only good oral hygiene prevents sensitivity and bleeding. Try one of the following tips on how to stop gum bleeding immediately and prevent the bleeding from returning. Gauze […]

How to prevent dry mouth while sleeping

What’s dry mouth? Waking up with a dry throat is very common. Dry mouth, also known as hyposalivation or xerostomia, occurs when the salivary glands present in the mouth do not produce enough saliva and thus create a dry environment in the mouth. According to statistics, dry mouth affects nearly 22% of the world’s population. Dry mouth can make daily life very uncomfortable and, in some cases, if left untreated, may even lead to gum […]

Colored Tooth Fillings: Here is what you need to know

Colored tooth fillings are a cosmetic dental treatment for cavities. Tooth-colored fillings are made of composite resins and can be customized in various shades and colors. This process can be done on any tooth, but it is not recommended for those who have sensitive teeth. Tooth-colored fillings are aesthetically appealing and help teeth cavity patients boost their confidence. In recent years they have become widely popular and have taken the place of traditional silver amalgam […]

Sensitive Teeth Home Remedies: 8 Ways to Treat Tooth Pain

Teeth sensitivity, or dentin hypersensitivity, is a common problem. It causes pain and discomfort in teeth as a response to certain stimuli, such as heat and cold. It can occur due to various issues such as a cracked tooth, worn enamel, or gum disease. This blog discusses some sensitive teeth home remedies that you can opt for curing the pain before going to a dentist. Saltwater rinse Saltwater is an effective remedy for toothache as […]