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What is Dentophobia?

What is Dentophobia?

Have you ever seen somebody struggling with dental problems? Are you wondering what’s stopping them from going to the dentist and risking discomfort and intense pain? Is it just laziness, a habit of procrastinating, or something else? Dentophobia, officially defined...

My Tooth Hurts When I Bite Down. What Should I Do?

Do you have tooth pain when biting down something hard? Trust me, you are not alone in this. 35% of American young adults have reported difficulty in biting and chewing due to pain. Another study result found that 25-38% of the subjects felt toothache with hot, cold,...

Can You Gargle With Peroxide? Is It Safe and Effective?

A quick stroll down your local store’s dental care aisle will reveal many different products containing peroxide. From teeth whitening products to oral health mouthwash, peroxide is a commonly used addition with various benefits. But can that simple brown bottle of...

What’s the Difference Between a DDS and DMD?

What’s the Difference Between a DDS and DMD?

Did you ever notice the letters printed after a doctor's name on your visit to a dentist's office? The most common ones you can find are DMD and DDS. The clinical terminology referred to by a dental professional is somewhat vague to us common people. Even their...

How to Whiten Teeth at Home in One Day?

How to Whiten Teeth at Home in One Day?

One hundred million people go through teeth whitening treatment every year. Did you know Americans spend around $1.4 billion annually on over-the-counter whiteners? Data from a recent statistical survey shows that 80% of Americans of 18 - 49 years old crave whiter...

Can You Smoke After Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

Can You Smoke After Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

Are you concerned that your smoking habit might complicate your tooth extraction procedure? Tooth extractions can be harsh on the teeth and gums and require days of careful healing and pain. If you have been regularly smoking for years, your healing process might be...

Peg Lateral Bonding: Fixing Peg Teeth

Peg Lateral Bonding: Fixing Peg Teeth

Do you feel conscious about your smile because of uneven, smaller front teeth? Peg lateral teeth are unusually shaped upper lateral incisors located beside the central ones. Since they form a major part of our smile, it is natural to feel conscious about not having...

Dental Gas Mask: What You Should Know

Dental Gas Mask: What You Should Know

Laughing gas is commonly perceived as one of the best times you can have at the dentist. From television and movies, it’s often portrayed as more of a comical element. But is this what you should expect when visiting the dentist’s office and getting the gas mask? Is...

How to Avoid Bad Breath While Kissing: Tips for a Fresher Breath

How to Avoid Bad Breath While Kissing: Tips for a Fresher Breath

Everyone's guilty of bad breath at one point or another. From morning breath to worry about making the best first impression, most people want to avoid bad breath. One of the most worrisome moments is having a first kiss. There is nothing more embarrassing than having...

Whitening Bonded Teeth: Is It Possible?

Whitening Bonded Teeth: Is It Possible?

Professional teeth whitening can drastically improve a smile's appearance. It is the most requested cosmetic procedure. We see beautifully, white smiles everywhere. It's only natural being envious of error-free teeth with a brilliant white finish. Similarly, tooth...