Dental Blog

So You Need a Crown

So, Your Dentist Says You Need a Crown   First off — DON’T PANIC! Your dentist isn’t trying to ply more money out of your pocket, he/she is legitimately trying to protect your teeth to ensure you have long lasting, structurally sound chompers.   But what ARE crowns, and why do you need one?  …

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Teeth in Bizarre Places

Teeth in Bizarre Places The human body is a miraculous collection of tissue, molecules and cells – we develop and grow with very little outside influence. Our DNA and tissue seemingly know what do in order to create the human form…BUT what happens when something goes a bit awry? What happens when instead of comparing…

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Teeth Rituals Around the World

Teeth Rituals & Trends Around The World   From tooth fairies, making teeth crooked or making them straight all the way to gem filled dental work in ancient times and our current society – we take a look at current and past trends and rituals from around the world.   While some may shock you…

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

You’re a young adult. And if suffering through body image issues, raging hormones and the thousands of daily life struggles weren’t enough, your wisdom teeth have started to erupt. You’re experiencing pain, discomfort and wonder if it’s just you who has to deal with the lovely hand you’ve just been dealt. You’re not alone! Did…

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Teeth Grinding – Bruxism

Teeth Grinding – Bruxism Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night with your jaw aching? Or maybe you’ve just woken up from a night’s sleep thinking you MUST have been dreaming about the infamous Tyson vs. Holyfield fight? If so, you’re not alone. Jaw pain can be an indication that you…

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Rat Teeth vs. Human Teeth

Rat Teeth vs. Human Teeth   Teeth are something almost every animal, reptile, mammal, humans and any other living creature has. Imagine a dentist cleaning a rat’s teeth. It would be almost impossible. Rats’ teeth are a lot smaller than humans. Size is not the only difference between the two when it comes to teeth….

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The Dirty on the Toothbrush

The Dirty on the Toothbrush It’s one of the most important things we do before we go to work or school and right before we go to bed. Brushing your teeth is a huge part of oral care and long term oral health so if we think about the overall importance of the almighty toothbrush…

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Don’t Panic! It’s Only a Root Canal.

Don’t Panic! It’s Only a Root Canal.   We’re not living in the fearful days of Steve Martin’s ominous dentist from “Little Shop of Horrors” anymore — so when your dentist tells you you need a root canal, there’s no need to panic. Decades ago, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, chances…

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Animal Teeth Might Seem Strange, But…

Animal Teeth Might Seem Strange, But… Dolphins You can tell a dolphin’s age by simply counting the rings in just one tooth? After each year passes in a dolphins life, a layer of bone grows on each of their teeth. Unlike our human teeth, dolphin teeth will never fall out—their first set of teeth they…

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5 Dental Facts From Way Back

If you aren’t already in some way amazed with dentistry and teeth, then you might not think of dental facts as something very interesting. However, there are some pretty fascinating dental facts out there that you might just want to share with your family the next time someone has a visit to the dentist. You…

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