Understanding dentin hypersensitivity

Dentin hypersensitivity, more commonly referred to as sensitive teeth, can be defined as short, sharp pains that come from exposed dentin (the layer of tissue found beneath the hard enamel that contains the inner pulp). Individuals with sensitive teeth may find that the pain can be triggered by hot, cold, sour, or sweet beverages or […]

Visit the dentist before looking for pregnancy

During the first trimester of pregnancy there is usually an increase in the secretion of saliva, which becomes more acidic, which causes dental problems and in the second and third trimesters are common problems in the gums and teeth. The ideal is to start the pregnancy with a healthy mouth and thus avoid dental treatments […]

Pain in children with falling teeth

When the child reaches the age of six, you can begin to experience a ripple of your teeth, signaling the imminent arrival of permanent teeth. Losing your teeth can be a milestone for any child and parent, but it can also be a source of anxiety and pain. Understanding why this pain occurs and how […]

Oral health for children

How do I help my children care for their teeth and prevent cavities? Teaching your child the proper oral hygiene methods is an investment in health that will provide benefits for a lifetime. The first is to set a good example; by caring for your own teeth the child will get the message that oral […]

Make natural toothpaste with baking soda

Everyone learns the importance of brushing their teeth when they are a child. Although toothpaste is a staple of proper dental care, many brand names contain fluoride, colorants, preservatives, and sulfates. Making your own baking soda paste is an effective, healthy, simple and economical alternative to commercial dentifrices that are sold in supermarkets and pharmacies. […]

Late development of permanent teeth

Most children begin to develop permanent teeth or adult dentition between the ages of 6 and 7 years. The first 28 of these teeth usually end up dating at age 13. These include the four incisors, four canines, four lateral incisors, eight premolars and eight molars. The last teeth that develop are called wisdom teeth. […]