Archive for September, 2020

Can Laughing Gas Make You Sleepy?

Laughing gas is a mildly sweet-smelling gas that is administered via a small mask that fits over the nose. It promotes calmness by slowing down the body’s reaction time, but can it make you feel sleepy?

Can You Smell A Rotten Tooth?

As odd as it might seem, just as you can smell the odor coming off of a rotting piece of fruit, you can smell the odor released from a rotting tooth.

6 Tips to Prevent TMJ

When problems with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arise, it can cause pain and discomfort in the jaw, so it’s important to prevent TMJ problems.

Most Common Oral Surgeries for Children

Whether due to an unexpected accident or some problems with a growing mouth and teeth, the need for oral surgeries for children may arise at any time.

What Materials Make up Dental Implants?

One of the greatest advances to modern dentistry in recent years is the development of dental implants. If you have gaps in your smile from missing teeth, have an accident that knocks teeth out, or have had to have teeth pulled, these implants might be right for you. But what materials make up the implants […]

Should I See My Dentist More If I’m Predisposed To Bad Teeth?

Although everyone starts life with their own set of healthy teeth, many factors can make some people more predisposed to bad teeth than others.

Reasons for Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth extraction is one of the most common surgeries, but have you ever wondered what are the reasons for wisdom teeth? You’ve probably seen many funny videos of loopy people coming out of anesthesia after having their wisdom teeth removed. Why do they exist just to be removed?

Can TMJ Go Away on its Own?

Do you suffer from jaw pain or difficulty opening and closing your mouth? Temporomandibular joint disorder or TMJ, might be to blame. Many patients with TMJ ask the same question: can my TMJ go away on its own? Causes and Symptoms of TMJ Disorder The causes of TMJ are varied, and it can be difficult […]