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Tooth Sensitivity

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 [...]

Is Your Tooth Dead If It Turns Dark?

Tooth trauma can lead to major damage to your tooth, causing anything from minor sensitivity to the death of the tooth. Often, when a tooth suffers a significant trauma, it turns dark in color. This dark color is a sign that the pulp has suffered an injury, similar to a bruise. Sometimes, this injury is [...]

When Tooth Pain Isn’t Tooth Pain

If your tooth is hurting you, you will likely go to the dentist right away to try to figure out what's wrong. Your expectation is probably that it's a cavity or some other trauma or decay-related damage to your tooth, and it often is, but it's not always. In fact, there are five common reasons [...]

Metal Amalgam Fillings Increase Tooth Sensitivity

Although you may not agree with the California cities working to ban metal amalgam because of its negative health effects, there is another reason why many people want to get rid of their metal amalgam fillings: tooth sensitivity. Metal amalgam fillings can make your teeth more sensitive to heat and cold. Metal Amalgam [...]

Should I Be Worried about Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity is very common, and it's not always a cause for concern. Often, you can just buy a desensitizing toothpaste, and after a few brushings your sensitivity will be reduced. However, before you can know whether your tooth sensitivity is something that can be treated with an over-the-counter toothpaste, you have to see a [...]