What is causing my toothache? A guide to different types of toothaches

If you are having a toothache you may be interested to know what the difference is between a range of different sensations and aches you can have in your mouth.  Temperature or touch sensitivity Although there are no nerve endings in the enamel, or white outer layer of your teeth, decay in that enamel can lead to cavities deep enough to affect the dentin layer inside your tooth. This causes many issues with teeth being sensitive to touch or temperature. [Read More]

The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

For many people, having a great and bright smile is very important. A great smile can give you confidence and will make you happier because you will want to smile more to show off your teeth. Many people use over-the-counter teeth whitening kits to add a bit more luminosity to their smile, but usually they do not get the results that they want. The only way to rid your teeth of any stains they have is by letting a dental professional do your teeth whitening for you. [Read More]

Tips for Overcoming Fear of Your Dentist

Oral health is vital to help maintain the body's overall health. Regular trips to the dentist will help keep the teeth, mouth and gums in good condition. Even with this in mind, a lot of people will still avoid a dental surgery due to fear or phobia. In fact, one in four people share a phobia of dentists; including the fear of emergency dentists. Understanding the Issue There is an endless list of reasons that could be the cause of your fear or phobia. [Read More]

Understanding the Root Canal Treatment Process

If you have an upcoming dentist appointment for a root canal treatment, you might be having some apprehension about the process. There are often stories of people dreading root canal treatments. However, most of the fear emanates from a lack of knowledge. If you know what goes into the treatment, you will be half-prepared for the process. After you are through with it, you will note that there is much ado about nothing. [Read More]