What should you do if you’ve got a toothache? Depending on what’s causing the pain, here are some things to consider:More
If you’ve recently had your braces removed, your dentist may have prescribed a retainer.
A retainer simply helps your teeth stay in the correct position after treatment with braces. Your dentist will determine exactly how long you’ll need a retainer — you should expect to wear them for a year or longer.
Unfortunately, bacteria can grow on your retainer, which may lead to things like tooth decay or gum disease.More
In its efforts to encourage good oral hygiene for kids, the ADA recently highlighted the theme of “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile,” along with encouraging kids to brush 2 times a day for 2 minutes.
Why are these habits so important for avoiding tooth decay in children?More