What Causes Toothache

Posted on : 18-07-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Healthy Food, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Toothache is one of the most common dental complaints the world over. It is often the top reason people finally visit a dentist. If we were to ask 10 people what is the cause for toothaches, 9 of them would blame it on tooth decay.

Amalgam Tattoos

Posted on : 09-07-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Implants, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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An amalgam tattoo is an area of discoloration in the mouth caused by the migration of particles of dental amalgam which become embedded under the oral membranes, causing a patch of gray, black, or blue to appear. Amalgam tattoos are very common in people who have fillings and crowns, and they are not a cause for concern, unless people are bothered by their appearance. However, some oral cancers can look like amalgam tattoos in their early stages, so it is important to confirm that a dark patch is indeed an amalgam tattoo, and not something more sinister.

Hairy Tongue – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Posted on : 02-07-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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The name black hairy tongue may sound scary, but the condition is harmless. Black hairy tongue is caused by bacteria or fungi in the mouth, which make the tongue appear black and hairy. It’s easily remedied by good old-fashioned oral hygiene.

Headache and Jaw Pain

Posted on : 24-09-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Implants, Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health

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A bad headache with jaw pain is two common symptoms of temporomandibular joint syndrome. But they are also symptoms of a number of other diseases. It is important to see a doctor or a dentist to resolve what is causing the pain. These indications usually get worse over time if not treated. The temporomandibular joints are complex and are composed of muscles, tendons, and bones. Each component contributes to the smooth operation of the TMJ. When the muscles are relaxed and balanced and both jaw joints open and close comfortably we are able to talk and chew.

Mouth Guards

Posted on : 17-09-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Mouth guards are commonly used in many contact sports to help prevent concussions. There are a variety of mouth guards available, including boil-and-bite customizable mouth guards, custom-made mouth guards available from your dentist and stock mouth guards that are sold in sporting goods stores.

Diet Soda Drinks

Posted on : 13-09-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Diet sodas are sugar free and provide a small amount of calories. Diet soda is the regular drink of dieters. The persons who trying to lose weight or consume less sugar chooses diet sodas. Some enjoy the taste of these drinks, prefer them over plain water. Diet drinks, however, particularly diet sodas, are nutrient-free and may be connected with health threat.

What is Fluoride?

Posted on : 06-09-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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Fluoride is a compound of fluorine. Fluoride is a natural element that can be found in many things, like the water we drink and the food we eat. Fluoride compounds are therefore added to some toothpaste and dentists may also give every year fluoride treatment. Before some time scientists noticed that children who lived in places where fluoride occurred naturally in the water, had small amount of dental cavities.

Vegetarians and Oral Health

Posted on : 27-08-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Healthy Food

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People afraid of fat and cholesterol problems tend to become vegetarians. Vegetarian diet can of good health benefits. On the other hand, vegetarians should be aware of the possible oral health issues they may face. Vegetarians risk themselves by missing some important nutrients by sticking to specific type of diet.

Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Posted on : 13-08-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Implants, Dentist and Dentistry

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Dental Implants

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root, placed into jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants are ideal option for those who have good oral health and have lost one or more teeth by any reason; like due to periodontal disease or injury etc.

Coffee and Donuts – A Harmful Recipe

Posted on : 13-07-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Coffee and Donuts

Think about getting late from work, and no time to prepare your breakfast. What will you do? If you opt to have donuts with a cup of coffee from the shop, then you are not caring for your teeth and oral health.