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Did you really get a Tooth Tattoo! | TOOTHY’s BLOG: #tatteeth #tattooth

  TOOTHY’S BLOG - A lot of people have dental phobia for some reason.  They believe dental procedures and even check-ups are going to be painful although most people will tell you most dental procedures are pretty painless.  I’ve even heard people say they are more af

Learn the warning signs of Tooth Decay

The symptoms of advanced tooth decay include: toothache. tooth sensitivity – you may feel tenderness or pain when eating or drinking something hot, cold or sweet. discolored spots (grey, brown or black) appearing on your teeth. bad breath. an unpleasant taste in your mouth. When to se

Dental Crown Low Down – What they are and Should you get one?

  A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth – to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance. The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at a

Manual vs. Electric – The Toothbrush Debate

    Like every other thing these days, the simple task of choosing a toothbrush also presents itself with several options. But the biggest debate in this category is whether to opt for a manual one where you brush on your own or to go for an electric toothbrush where the bat

Tasty Tips for Healthy Teeth

  There are foods that are enemies of your teeth.  On the flipside, there are foods out there that are your teeth’s very good best friends!  While there’s no substitute for good oral hygiene, here are some food items that can boost your oral health: Got milk? Calcium is one of th

Ten Quick Tips for Moms on the Go to Maintain Healthy Teeth

10 Tips for Moms with a busy schedule stay up on their dental health. Drink more water. Keep travel toothbrushes and floss handy. Snack smarter.  Drink sugary drinks through a straw. Chew (xylitol) gum.  Keep toothbrushes by the kitchen sink. Use rinses with fluoride. Pre-make snacks

Could Your Gums Be the Death of You?

Swollen gums, bleeding after brushing, loosening of teeth, constant bad breath and receding gum line — all these are signs of poor oral hygiene and its adverse impact on gums. Problems in gums in initial stages are easy to combat, but results could be as bad as loss of tooth, if not t

Your Teeth, Tobacco and Why the Two Don’t Mix

Smoking is a horrible habit, for you, those around you and the health ramifications are just NOT worth it.  But if the warning labels on cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and other tobacco products haven’t gotten the point across, we’ll say it again: smoking and tobacco are bad for

When to Start and How to Do It: Baby’s First Visit to the Dentist

So you’ve recently had a child, and you’ve probably been so involved in making sure that every other stage of their development is on track.  It’s important to make sure their dental health doesn’t fall through the cracks. Here are some tips to ease you into the introducti