If you have a dull, constant headache or sore jaw when you wake up or if your partner/roommate tells you you’re making loud grinding noises in your sleep, you might be grinding your teeth without even realizing it. However, this sometimes unnoticeable activity could lead to very noticeable issues.
Even if you don’t know much about root canals, you have probably heard enough to hope you never need them. However, about 15 million root canals are performed each year, according to The American Association of Endodontists.
Most people want whiter teeth, but are all teeth whitening treatments safe? We review some of the over-the-counter options and in-office treatments for whiter teeth.
Your dental appointments are very similar to that of a visit to the mechanic shop. Just as your car needs an oil change at a certain number of miles, your teeth should be cleaned on a regular basis.
While they can be valuable to the mouth when properly aligned, wisdom teeth are often misaligned, impacted, or erupted and require removal.
Dental X-rays help dentists visualize diseases of the teeth and surrounding tissue that cannot be seen with a simple oral exam.