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Winter Weather & Your Teeth!

Do your teeth ever hurt when you experience cold weather? This could be the result of worn down tooth enamel or gum recession, which can expose a layer of your teeth that is very sensitive to temperature fluctuations. Here’s some considerations you should be aware of when it comes to cold’s affect on your teeth, and what you can do to address your sensitivity issues. Why do my teeth hurt in the cold weather? Weather sensitivity can occur regardless of […]

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Charcoal Toothpaste: Science Versus Fads

IF GIVEN THE CHANCE to change something about their smiles, most people would choose to have whiter teeth, and quite a few are willing to try just about anything for it, including something as counterintuitive as scrubbing them with toothpaste made of charcoal. The History of Charcoal as a Remedy The activated charcoal-based dental and skin care products that have been popping up everywhere over the last couple of years aren’t entirely a new idea. Hippocrates of ancient Greece (originator of […]

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How To Prepare For A Dental Emergency

EMERGENCIES ARE SO MUCH easier to deal with if we’ve prepared for them in advance, and that includes dental emergencies. You might be wondering what you can do to prepare for something like an unexpected tooth injury or dental health issue. It’s true that a dental emergency isn’t quite the same as a food shortage or a flat tire, but we can still make plans for what to do. If A Baby Tooth Gets Knocked Out… Call the dentist right away […]

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