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6 Causes of Tooth Wear

Tooth wear is different from tooth decay. It’s when your enamel is lost because of chemical and mechanical damage. While damage from tooth decay is localized to specific areas and can be treated with simple tooth-colored fillings, tooth wear is more likely to need treatment with dental crowns and possibly an entire smile makeover because [...]

A Hopeful Message about Bulimia Teeth Damage

Millions of American women struggle with bulimia nervosa, one of the most damaging eating disorders. Many of these women experience extensive damage to their teeth as a result of their purging behavior. Like bulimia itself, this tooth damage can be discouraging, and it can seem an insurmountable obstacle. That’s why it’s nice to read the [...]

Finding the Best Solution to Your Black Triangles

An attractive smile is a healthy balance between the teeth, gums, lips, and negative space in your mouth. But there’s one thing that can really throw off the appearance of your smile: the formation of black triangles between your teeth. These black triangles form around the bases of your teeth, showing the spaces between your [...]

Introducing Our Tooth Decay Risk Questionnaire

Tooth decay is the most common chronic health problem in the US. More than 95% of US adults have tooth decay, so virtually everyone will experience tooth decay at some point in their lives. However, not everyone is at the same level of risk for recurring and serious tooth decay that can lead to infected [...]

A New Necklace Could Help Protect Your Teeth by Hearing What You Eat

When it comes to wearable tech, there are many devices out there that can help you with weight loss, sleep, and other aspects of your health, but not much that is designed to watch out for your oral health. Now, a new development from the University of Buffalo might help fill that gap, although, admittedly, [...]