Tag: healthy mouth

sensitive teeth

Do you have sensitive teeth? If so, you are not alone. This dental condition, also known as dentin hypersensitivity, is a very common problem, affecting 1 in 8 Americans. Tooth sensitivity happens as a result of enamel loss exposing the inner layer of the tooth (dentin). Sensitive teeth also occur because of receding gums, which can leave roots and nerves exposed and as a result of irritation of the nerves. This leads to pain or discomfort when drinking hot or cold beverages, or when applying pressure to the exposed tooth.   What......


good gum health

Healthy gums can ensure not just a great smile. Good gum health leads to a healthy mouth and can have a positive effect on the health of your entire body. Through the regular habit of good oral hygiene, you can help reduce the risk of several diseases, reduce inflammation and even prevent dementia. Not only that but having a great smile can boost self-esteem and confidence, which will have a positive effect on your life.   Effects of poor gum health The gums are soft tissue that is designed to hold the......