Can Home Whitening Treatments Bleach Tetracycline Stains?

Staining on your teeth is sometimes caused by food, drinks and habits such as smoking. In some cases, it may be caused by medications, including some antibiotics such as tetracycline. If your mother took this kind of antibiotic when she was pregnant or you had regular doses in childhood when your teeth were developing, you may end up with discoloured teeth that you want to whiten. Do home whitening kits bleach out these stains, and what other whitening options do you have? Read More 

Do Antihistamines Cause Tooth Decay?

If you regularly take antihistamines and start to notice decay on your teeth, your dentist may tell you that your medication is part of the problem. How do antihistamines affect your teeth and how can you manage their effects? Antihistamines and Dry Mouth Antihistamines don't cause tooth decay directly; however, they may change the state of your oral health, leading to possible decay issues. One of the common side effects of antihistamines is a dry mouth. Read More 

MMA Enthusiast? Inform Yourself On What To Do If You Experience A Cracked Tooth.

The popularity of mixed martial arts has skyrocketed over the last few years. The year 2015 generated record revenue for UFC, which is a popular platform for the discipline of mixed martial arts. This incredible year of revenue was fueled by the rise of Irishman Conor McGregor to the pinnacle of the featherweight division. As a result of the increased popularity, a lot of people are starting to practice MMA in gyms dedicated to the sport. Read More 

What is oral cancer?

When you visit your dentist for a checkup, they are not just looking for decay and cleaning your teeth. The dentist also examines your gums and the inside of your mouth thoroughly to look for other oral health issues, such as signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer occurs inside your mouth or in your throat, with a variety of different symptoms associated with it. Here are some things to know about this type of cancer. Read More 

Don’t Grin And Bear It: Non-Surgical Treatments For Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, generally shortened to TMJ or TMD,  can be a painful and debilitating chronic illness, made all the more frustrating by the mysteriousness of its causes. Medical science remains unsure of the causes of TMJ, and while various conditions and injuries have been tentatively linked to the onset of TMJ, most dentists prefer to apply a range of treatments to cover all possible sources of jaw pain. With this in mind, you may be reluctant to undergo surgical procedures to try and correct your TMJ. Read More