Tags Archives: Tooth Decay

23 Feb
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Toothache

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – February 23, 2018

Toothache refers to pain in and around the teeth and jaws that’s usually caused by tooth decay. You may feel toothache in many ways. It can come and go or be constant. Eating or drinking can make the pain worse, particularly if the food or drink is ... Continue Reading

02 Feb
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cavities

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – February 2, 2018

Cavities are what you get from tooth decay — damage to the tooth. Tooth decay can affect both the outer coating of a tooth (called enamel) and the inner layer (called dentin) What causes decay? When foods with carbohydrates like bread, cereal, milk, ... Continue Reading

01 Sep
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Avoid Cavity.

By: Wasey Habib – Categories: – September 1, 2017

        You probably know that a dental cavity is a hole in a tooth. But did you know that a cavity is the result of the tooth decay process that happens over time? Did you know that you can interrupt and even reverse this process to a ... Continue Reading

11 Aug
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Visiting the Hygienist

By: Wasey Habib – Categories: – August 11, 2017

What can I do to help the hygienist? The hygienist’s main work is to prevent and treat gum disease. This includes professionally cleaning your teeth by removing plaque and tartar (usually called a ‘scale and polish’ or a prophylaxis). Howeve ... Continue Reading

09 May
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What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

By: Wasey Habib – Categories: – May 9, 2017

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. I ... Continue Reading