How to Identify and Repair a Chipped Tooth

How to Identify and Repair a Chipped Tooth

Do you feel a rough jagged surface when running your tongue over a tooth? Or are you experiencing irritation or pain in the gum around one specific tooth? Does this pain increase when you bite down? If you can currently relate to one or all of these questions, then...
What Does a Cavity Look Like? Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

What Does a Cavity Look Like? Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

While children are more likely to get cavities than adults, cavities are still one of the most common chronic diseases in people of any age. In fact, more than 80% of Americans have had at least one cavity by the time they’ve reached their thirties. When seeing the...
Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

As we’ve written in a previous blog, a healthy adult should have a total of 32 teeth, although why does more than half the population need 4 of these teeth extracted? On average, about 65% of the population is born with wisdom teeth that are typically removed between...