Category: Dental Problems

This section gives advice on all you need to know about common dental problems and complaints. How do you identify problems? What can you do at home to alleviate them? How can you prevent these dental problems from recurring? What dental care can the dentist provide to treat dental diseases?
We will cover all of these common problems and concerns.

What You Need To Know About Swollen Gums

What You Need To Know About Swollen Gums

Are you troubled with swollen, inflamed and painful gums that bleed or just look unsightly? Does bad breath come with this? Are you looking for a solution to these problems? Most of us have had such gingival inflammation at one ...

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Do You Know How To Stop Receding Gums?

Do You Know How To Stop Receding Gums?

Also known as ‘gingival recession‘, receding gums refers to exposure of the roots of the teeth. The roots are normally covered by healthy tissue, also known as the gingiva. This article will explain the causes, prevention and treatment of the ...

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What Causes Bleeding Gums – Exploring This Very Common Problem

What Causes Bleeding Gums – Exploring This Very Common Problem

Do your gums bleed when brushing or when flossing? Are you waking in the morning with a taste of blood in your mouth? This article will help uncover the causes and give you tips on getting rid of such problems. As ...

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Periodontal Abscess – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Periodontal Abscess – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

A periodontal abscess is a collection of pus that can occur in the gums. It generally occurs in those affected by chronic periodontal disease (in the vast majority of cases). It is termed ‘gingival abscess’ if only the gums are ...

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Cavity Symptoms – Can You Tell If You Have Tooth Decay?

Cavity Symptoms – Can You Tell If You Have Tooth Decay?

Patients are always saying to us dentists: “Oh, I have decay? But I don’t have any pain there!” This article will look at the common tooth cavity symptoms, and help explain the fact that often there are none (until a ...

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Dry Mouth Treatment Tips

Dry Mouth Treatment Tips

In this article we will outline the common dry mouth treatment options, including what you can do at home to help manage the problem. As you may know, this condition (also known as xerostomia) is a common one, and can ...

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What Causes Dry Mouth?

What Causes Dry Mouth?

There are a variety of dry mouth causes, which we will outline in this article. In general, the condition is caused by either insufficient saliva being produced or it being cleared away too quickly. It is important to note that although ...

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Do You Suffer From Dry Mouth?

Do You Suffer From Dry Mouth?

In this article we will discuss a common dental problem… Put simply, dry mouth is a lack of saliva, or reduction in it’s flow. It is also termed xerostomia (pronounced z-erostomia) and is a common complaint. It is often seen ...

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Pain After Dental Cleaning – Is This Normal?

Pain After Dental Cleaning – Is This Normal?

Jim asks: “Can a dentist damage your teeth by giving to much high pressure cleaning when scaling them? I recently had a dental cleaning and my teeth are still sore days later”   Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. In ...

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What You Need to Know About Periodontal Disease Treatment

What You Need to Know About Periodontal Disease Treatment

This article will give you summary advice on what you might want to know about periodontal disease treatment.  As you may have read in an introduction to gum diseases, periodontitis is the more severe and damaging form of the condition. ...

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