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Explaining Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

Are you experiencing jaw pain? Do you know what causes the pain? A pain in the jaw can be caused by TMJ disorders or also known as Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders. TMJ or the Temporomandibular Joints are the jaw joints and muscles that allows you to open and close your mouth. These joints are

Dental Fluorosis Treatment

In Canada, 16 percent of children may have mild or very mild dental fluorosis. While fluorosis is considered a cosmetic dental problem, we recommend that you supervise your children in their oral care routine to prevent dental fluorosis. Dental fluorosis is a is a condition that causes white lines or dots appear on your child’s teeth due to

Oral Health Care for Children

Some people wonder whether there is a need to take care of children’s first teeth since they will just fall out anyway. Nevertheless, we all want a healthy oral cavity as adults, and that begins with having healthy teeth as children. Therefore, as parents, it is essential that you take care of your children’s oral

What Causes The White Coating On Your Tongue

You wake up one morning and start brushing your teeth in front of a mirror, as you begin to clean your tongue, you notice that it’s not pinkish anymore but rather white. What happened? The white coating on your tongue could look alarming, but don’t get too worked up. First, you must learn what causes

The Effects of Alcohol on Oral Health

For most people, occasional consumption of alcohol is part of a social lifestyle. However, alcohol isn’t considered to be generally healthy. Whether you drink mixed drinks, beer, champagne or wine, you should know that alcohol negatively affects your oral health. According to Oral Cancer Foundation, alcohol abuse is the second most common risk factor of oral

3 Stages of Gum Disease

Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth? Do they appear red and swollen? If so, you might be a victim of periodontal disease or gum disease. While it is fundamental to know the general signs and symptoms of gum disease, taking in the three phases of this condition adds to much better treatment

Knocked Out Tooth: What to do?

One of the most serious dental emergencies is having a knocked out tooth. Dentists medically termed this as an ‘ vulsed tooth’. The cause could be due to an accident, assault or playing rough contact sports. When you have this dental emergency problem, it is essential that you know what to do to prevent any

The Right Way to Clean Your Tongue

Good oral habits don’t end in brushing twice and flossing once daily. You need to clean your tongue too! If you notice you have bad breath or halitosis, the problem doesn’t fall on your brushing or flossing technique, but it could be because you’re not cleaning your tongue the right way. Cleaning your tongue is

Drink Milk for Strong Teeth!

Here at Dr. Sidarous and Associates, we care about keeping your teeth healthy and strong. We make sure that your teeth and gums are protected from dental problems like decay and infection. Nevertheless, we also want to share that apart from our professional help, you can keep your teeth strong and healthy by drinking a

Dental Emergency: What to Do

Accidents are sometimes inevitable and mostly unpredictable. When it comes to a dental emergency, it’s important to know what to do. Knowing what to do during a dental emergency can be crucial to saving your teeth. Here are some tips that can help you during certain dental emergencies. Cracked tooth – When you suddenly break your tooth

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