Cavities can develop when sugar-containing foods are allowed to stay in the mouth for a long time. Bacteria that live on the teeth feast on these bits of food and can eat away at tooth enamel. Saliva washes away the acid between meals, but if your child is always eating, there may not be time for this acid to get washed away.
Plaque contains millions of bacteria that constantly forms on our teeth and along the gum line. Plaque contains bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease. When plaque is not removed through brushing and flossing, it turns into tartar
Tartar is calcified or hardened plaque that attaches to the enamel on your teeth and below the gum line.
Pain is a common symptom of sinusitis … Any of these can hurt when you have a sinus infection. Inflammation and swelling cause your sinus to ache with a dull pressure. You may feel pain in your forehead, on either side of your nose, in your upper jaws and teeth, or between your eyes. Click for more!
Over time your teeth darken due to many reasons such as diet, age, or even medications. Here at CrimsonCare we have options for a brighter smile.
Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by slowing the breakdown of enamel and increasing the rate of the remineralization process!
The intensity of the sucking is a factor that determines whether or not dental problems may result. If children rest their thumbs passively in their mouths, they are less likely to have difficulty than those who vigorously suck their thumbs. Some aggressive thumbsuckers may develop problems with their baby (primary) teeth.
When you think of braces, do you think of traditional shiny gray metal bands used to straighten teeth exclusively for the sake of appearances? Did you know that today braces come in colors (even sparkles!) and that health troubles as varied as headaches, jaw pain, earaches, mouth breathing and sleep apnea can be potentially alleviated with proper alignment of the teeth and jaws? Many adults are wearing braces now, too. Click here!
Some of the most common beverages that Americans drink actually have loads of sugar, even drinks that are marketed as “healthy” or “all natural”
Smoking & tobacco use we all know is harmful for your body, but how does it effect your oral health. Learn more below!