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What Could Be Causing My Gums to Bleed?

Posted by James Kline DDS on June 18, 2019

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Category: Bleeding
Bleeding gums can be alarming. However, they are to be expected if you are not practicing proper dental hygiene. What Are the Causes of Bleeding Gums? 1. Incorrect Brushing Technique This is the most common cause of bleeding gums. Most people brush their teeth vigorously, as they think that this will keep their teeth clean. However, your gums are made of sensitive tissue. Brushing forcefully can damage them, causing them to bleed. For that reason,

Why Do I Need Teeth Whitening from a Dentist?

Posted by James Kline DDS on May 5, 2019

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Category: Teeth Whitening
Any DIY project can create a huge health risk. This applies to dental projects, especially when it comes to whitening your teeth at home. This imposes more risk than when you have your teeth whitened at your dentist’s office. But why do you need teeth whitening from a dentist? In-office teeth whitening is more effective than DIY teeth whitening. You will get what you pay for. Your dentist will not only whiten your teeth but

Does Teeth Whitening at the Dentist Work?

Posted by James Kline DDS on March 9, 2019

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Category: Teeth Whitening
Teeth whitening at the dentist works. This type of teeth whitening procedure offers optimum results. It is more preferred than the use of over-the-counter products. Unfortunately, professional teeth whitening is more expensive than the whitening treatments that you can find at the drugstore. Nevertheless, it is worth it as the result can last for months or years. However, before you undergo teeth whitening at the dentist, make sure that you educate yourself of the overall

What is the Difference Between a Root Canal and Extraction?

Posted by James Kline DDS on February 15, 2019

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Category: Root Canal
A tooth can get cavities, even though it is the hardest substance in the body. The cavities can be extensive. If it reaches the nerve or pulp of the tooth, your dentist may suggest a root canal or extraction. What is the difference between these two options? Root Canal If your tooth is severely damaged and no tooth filling can save it, then your dentist may suggest a tooth canal. But there are factors that

Tongue Scrapers For Bad Breath?

Posted by manhattanbdc on January 5, 2019

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Category: Dental Hygiene
Tongue scrapers are a special tool that removes extra particles that cause bad breath from the tongue’s surface. Thus, they are a highly useful tool if you are suffering from halitosis. What do the Tongue Scrapers do? This dental tool scrapes and removes the sulfur from your tongue to get rid of the stench. Sulfur accumulates on the tongue’s surface. It sits there like a carpet. If your breath starts to stink, you will notice

Do Tongue Scrapers Help Bad Breath?

Posted by manhattanbdc on September 7, 2018

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Category: Bad Breath
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Halitosis or bad breath is a common issue. It is expected considering the many substances that travel throughout our mouth. Some could avoid it by not eating offensive foods and beverages. They also use mouth rinses or chew mints or gums. Unfortunately, others could not escape from it. But do tongue scrapers help bad breath? Exactly What is Tongue Scraping? Tongue scraping is a quick means to eliminate particles from the surface of your tongue.

Why My Teeth are Turning Yellow?

Posted by James Kline DDS on July 30, 2018

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Category: Discolored Teeth
Are you one of those people who is wondering, “Why my teeth are turning yellow?” Then, this post is for you. Several factors affect your tooth color. You can control some of them; while others can’t. Unfortunately, only a few individuals are blessed with having pearly white teeth. Most people are born to have teeth with a couple of shades darker. Having bright white teeth could look unnatural. What truly determines the color of your

My Teeth are Turning Yellow

Posted by James Kline DDS on July 3, 2018

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Category: Discolored Teeth
The majority of reasons for tooth staining fall into two groups: extrinsic and intrinsic stains. Yellowing could likewise be triggered by a range of health aspects. The number one reason for teeth yellowing is your way of living. Cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, drinking coffees and teas, as well as “chewing” cigarette, could cause your teeth to turn yellow. Various other dark-colored foods and drinks, like red wine, soda pops, dark sauces and numerous fruits could

How Do I Choose The Right Mouthwash For Me?

Posted by James Kline DDS on May 29, 2018

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Category: Mouthwash
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“How do I choose the right mouthwash for me?” With dozens of products to choose from, it’s no wonder that patients would ask such question. All of these products promise to prevent tooth decay and protect them against gum disease. The wide range of mouthwash products can be overwhelming to first-time users. However, they are beneficial. For that reason, it is vital that you find the right product for your purpose. Although mouthwashes are more

Do Dental Fillings Hurt Afterward?

Posted by James Kline DDS on April 29, 2018

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Some dental fillings hurt afterward and may cause pain. This situation is common. But it is irritating. When your tooth hurts after it has been restored, you should consider going back to your dentist. In this way, your doctor will diagnose the cause of it. Most teeth that need fillings do not hurt. They may cause pain if the cavity affects the nerve. When that happens, pain can easily set in. To get rid of