Tooth sensitivity

Ouch! Why is My Tooth So Sensitive?

Ouch!  Why is my tooth so sensitive??? What causes tooth sensitivity? Tooth wear ➔ Incorrect brushing technique, night grinding, and excessively frequent intake of acidic foods.  Once the protective layers of enamel and dentin become thin, the harmful stimuli can irritate the pulp easily to elicit pain. Dental caries ➔ As decay invades the dentin, […]

The TRUTH About Fluoride

What is fluoride? Fluoride is a product of nature, not a medication. It is a mineral, the 17th most abundant mineral in the earth’s crust. When present at the right level, fluoride has two beneficial effects: preventing tooth decay and contributing to healthy bones. How does fluoride help prevent tooth decay? Topically applied fluoride provides […]