Is something strange happening with your taste buds? Got a problem that’s on the tip of your tongue, prompting strange white spots, bizarre tastes, and cracked lips? The culprit might be oral thrush, but don’t panic! Managing oral thrush is easy with the right combination of medical intervention and natural remedies.Details
Wisdom teeth are one of the biggest mysteries of the mouth. Why? Because we don’t know exactly when and how they’re going to grace us with their presence. Every person has a different experience with wisdom teeth and there aren’t any hard or fast rules to when or how they’ll come in. Some people don’t even have wisdom teeth! Knowing what to expect and what to look for can help you avoid pain, problems and expensive procedures.Details
Being faced with prospect of living out your years with dentures can be quite daunting – not to mention stressful and emotional. There are so many unknowns swirling around in your mind. This article will help you make informed decisions while providing you with peace of mind.Details
When you first read the definition of the paleo diet, it can be a little overwhelming. How am I going to eat food I love when nothing can be processed and I can’t have grains, dairy, legumes, and more? Look no further! Dr. Burhenne is sharing a delicious, simple, and paleo-friendly recipe for tuna salad.Details
We’re living in a world where headlines scream at us 24/7. We’re subject to around-the-clock tweets and posts telling us what to do, what not to do, and what’s going to kill us if we keep doing it. While all that instant information can be really great, we have to know how to cut through the clutter and be able to ascertain which headlines are hype and which are worth heeding.Details
Why not give a gift that keeps mom healthier, happier, and around on this planet longer this Mother’s Day? You won’t find any perfume or pajamas in this list—only things that we’ve tried, tested, and believe will make a meaningful difference to your mom’s health.Details
Invisalign is likely the greatest advancement in dentistry in my 30-year dental career—but like anything great, it has nuances that need to be fully understood. If you’ve been discussing Invisalign with your dentist, or even just researching it on your own, you likely have a lot of questions. This guide will explore everything you need to know about Invisalign—from whether it’s actually invisible to how well it works to get the results you want.Details
Dr. Burhenne here of AsktheDentist.com for another little tip. And this time, it’s about the Invisalign. Invisalign is a wonderful product. I’ve been using it for about 15 years myself, and it really works well. I’m not sure if you’ve been told, but here’s something that you should know about Invisalign: they can break. And, specifically, I’m talking about the retainers. Today, I’m sharing a short video on how to avoid breaking your retainers and, therefore, saving yourself some money.Details
Do you remember those commercials that told you to suffer through your mouthwash routine? Well, a lot of us still follow that regimen. After all, mouthwash kills harmful bacteria in the mouth and leaves your breath smelling minty fresh… right? Not exactly. While mouthwash does kill bacteria, it doesn’t distinguish between harmful bacteria and the helpful flora that live in your mouth. Today, I’m sharing 6 all-natural mouthwash options for you to consider.Details
Conventional toothpastes like Crest and Colgate may make snazzy promises to turn your teeth white as snow, freshen your breath, or ward off cavities, but the truth is that most of these promises are subject to debate – and in some cases, the ingredients used to cater to these desires might be more harmful than helpful. Luckily, there are several products on the market that are much better for you than conventional toothpaste ever could be. Here are seven to try as you transition away from conventional toothpaste.Details
Seeing blood in your sink after you brush your teeth can be alarming, but there’s no need to panic. You may be able to cure your bleeding gums without even seeing a dentist, depending on the situation. In this article, I’ll explain the common causes of bleeding gums, what you can do to stop the bleeding, and how to know when it’s time to see the dentist.Details
Gum disease is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world—60% of us have it.
When did we become okay with this? It’s not normal for a population to be this sick! If we were talking about heart disease or diabetes being this prevalent, we’d call those rates unacceptable. And yet, gum disease persists. Many of us, including dentists, think of gum disease such as gingivitis and periodontitis as solely a problem of dental health. If you feel pain in your mouth, you have gum disease, or you sense that any part of your body is inflamed, then please consider the great power your next meal has on your ability to heal.