Endodontics

Dental Care for Infants and Children

A baby’s primary teeth begin to come in at around six months of age, with the full set of teeth coming in by age 3.   Many parents wonder when they should begin dental care for a child’s teeth, and how to get started.  Read on for some guidelines. Starting Dental Care...

Why Does My Jaw Hurt On One Side?

Any sort of pain in your facial area can feel overwhelming, be it ear, jaw, or any other part. If you feel pain on one side of your jaw, you don’t need to panic. It’s not an emergency but is a sign of an underlying medical condition. Here are seven causes for why your...

11 Reasons For Jaw and Ear Pain

There are many reasons why you may experience ear and jaw pain at the same time. The two parts are very different, but they lay close to each other.  The cause of pain could be a problem with your ear, jaw, or mouth. Additionally, you may experience jaw and ear pain...

Gum boil: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

A gum boil is a pus-filled formation on the gums. Specifically, a gum boil can look like a bump on the gum and is often painful or tender.  Gum boils mainly develop when plaque, tooth decay, or food debris build up and cause an infection in the area under the gums....

What Are The Causes Of Inflamed Taste Buds?

Your taste buds are what let you experience the flavor of your favorite food or drink. Be it salty, sweet, sour, or bitter, these tiny organs enable you to identify the different tastes.  The Four Types Of Lingual Papillae The tongue contains 4 types of papillae that...

Dental Anxiety

Are you afraid of the dentist?  If so, you are not alone!  In studies conducted by the American Association of Endodontists, approximately 80 percent of Americans are afraid of the dentist.  And anywhere from five to 10 percent of those people are so afraid that they...

What Are Rubber Bands For Braces?

Braces can help treat several oral conditions that can affect your teeth and jaw, using force to shift them to desired positions. When wearing braces, it’s possible that your dentist will ask you to wear rubber bands. Elastics or rubber bands exert added pressure to...

How Many Teeth Do Adults Have?

Do you know how many teeth adults have? If not, then you are reading the right piece of content. The number of teeth adults have depends on certain factors, such as a person's age and any medical or oral condition he or she might have. Kids and adults have different...