If you’ve ever bitten into something cold – for example, a popsicle – and winced because your teeth hurt, you may think that’s a natural reaction. However, you might actually be suffering from tooth sensitivity. It’s a common dental problem affecting at least 40 million adults in the U.S. But it’s not just cold food thatRead More
Does Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste Actually Work?
Most of us know that moment of hesitation before biting into an ice cream sandwich or taking that first sip of hot coffee. Is this going to hurt my teeth? Pain from heat or cold on sensitive teeth is not something easy to ignore, and sometimes we go to great lengths to avoid it. AdvertisementsRead More
Wiggle Room: Why Your Teeth Feel Loose & What You Can Do About It
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Periodontal Disease is the leading cause of loose, and shifting teeth. Periodontitis is no laughing matter. In addition to degrading the gums, this serious infection – which affects 3 million people every year – also targets the ligaments and bone that support the teeth. It can leave youRead More
What Your Dentist Recommends for Sensitive Teeth
Are you one of those people who cringes from discomfort or pain when you drink a hot beverage or bite into something cold like an apple or popsicle? If biting into ice cream and drinking coffee have turned into more painful experiences rather than enjoyable ones, you may be suffering with sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivityRead More