You hear all the time about the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth. What you probably don’t hear a lot is that, if you want to maintain good oral health and hygiene, cleaning your tongue is also very important!
Have you ever noticed white spots on your own or someone else’s teeth? When we think of stains, we usually think of dark colors, but stains on teeth can just as easily be whiter than the surrounding area. These white spots can happen for a few different reasons, and there are a few different ways to remove them.
Smiling at someone can turn their whole day around. But have you ever thought about the impact the act of smiling has on YOU? Smiling is a hidden superpower that can change our lives for the better if we let it
Chewing is the first step in digestion! But chewing our food only enough to swallow it down doesn’t count. If you’re rushing proper chewing—especially if it’s due to dental distress—you’re robbing yourself of some important benefits!
Most people will develop a total of 20 baby teeth that are replaced by 32 adult teeth. Sometimes those teeth don’t all appear, a condition called hypodontia. In other cases, all the normal teeth will be present, plus at least 1 extra! These extra teeth are supernumerary teeth, and the condition is called hyperdontia.