A Pain in the Tooth: The Causes of Tooth Pain
20 May 2016
Toothache is a very common dental problem. Tooth pain is caused when the nerves which are inside the pulp of the tooth come into contact with an outside source. The pain is your body telling you that you need to visit the dentist. Tooth pain can have several causes. Below is a run down of the major causes of tooth pain.
Teeth which have dental cavities are particularly prone to pain.
So you want to be a dentist?
3 May 2016
Dentistry is a profession that may attract your attention because it has a certain standing in society, is well paid and confined working hours. Not all dentists work office hours, though, but offer an after-hours service. This is a busy and demanding profession.
If you want to become a dentist, you need to have some specific qualities:
Tenacity and stamina
You will study for five to seven years before you can register and begin practising as a dentist.
Is Aspirin Bad For Your Teeth?
15 April 2016
While an effective analgesic, aspirin is not without its side effects. In some cases, it may have negative effects on your teeth and gums. While many people have no dental issues from using aspirin, you may encounter problems if you take aspirin regularly and don't simply swallow tablets. How might aspirin affect your oral health?
Aspirin May Cause Tooth Erosion
While swallowing aspirin tablets doesn't affect your teeth, you may have problems if you use chewable aspirin tablets or chew regular tablets rather than swallow them.
Three Scientifically Proven Oral Health Benefits of Green Tea
30 March 2016
Green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and it's becoming increasing popular due to numerous health benefits. Many of these are anecdotal rather than scientific, but a number of studies have scientifically demonstrated that drinking green tea can be enormously beneficial for your oral health.
1. Reduced Risk of Oral Cancer
Working for the Centre for Evidence Based Chinese Medicine, researchers Liu, Xing, and Fei collected the results of forty-three studies, four randomized trials, and one meta-analysis in order to determine whether green tea has any effect on the prevention of cancer, proving an overall correlation between green tea consumption and a reduced risk of developing the disease.