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Why Does My Tooth Hurt? Four Reasons for a Severe Toothache

Severe tooth pain is enough to bring many adults to tears — and it’s even worse for children! There are several things that can cause minor toothaches. However, when the pain is severe, there’s a good chance that you have an infected tooth or a serious problem that requires immediate attention. We’ve outlined four of the most common causes of severe toothaches and a symptom checklist.

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Could Your Smile Be Better? Answer These Four Questions

On Broadway, Little Orphan Annie proudly sang “you’re not completely dressed without a smile.” But what if your smile doesn’t give you a lot to sing about? A good smile is about much more than looking great—straight, white teeth often indicate good oral health. Of course, it’s also a huge boost to self-esteem. Could your smile be better? We’ve compiled this useful quiz, along with some practical tips to help you.


Would You Let a Barber Pull Your Teeth? A Brief History of Dentistry

Even in the last ten years, scientific advancements have taken dentistry to a whole new level. Intraoral scanning allows dentists to configure the exact shape of your teeth and make accurate impressions without the need for “goop.” Three-dimensional printing allows dental trays to be created on site, without the need to send them out to a lab. To truly appreciate what we have, it’s helpful to look at where we’ve been. Check out this brief history of dentistry!

Are You Afraid Of The Dentist? Here Are 4 Tips To Help You Relax

Afraid Of The Dentist? Here Are 4 Tips To Help You Relax

A trip to the dentist can be intimidating. After all, there are whirring drills, lights, and sometimes, gum-numbing injections. For 5% of the population, this fear is so severe that their dental health suffers. In fact, according to Women’s Health Magazine, roughly 25% of those surveyed would prefer to never have a dental exam. This can lead to untreated tooth decay, which can, in turn, create a need for more intensive dental work. See our tips for relaxing in your dentist’s chair.