How to Make a Good (Dental) Impression

Dental impressions will be taken every time a dentist has to create an object that is to be fitted in the mouth, for example, a crown or bridge. As no two teeth are the same or positioned in the same way, a mold of the patient’s mouth is created. This is so that...

6 Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

The wisdom teeth are the last of our natural teeth to erupt in the mouth, normally during the late teen years or early twenties. However, through the course of man’s history, our jaws have shrunken, meaning we no longer have enough room in our mouth for a third pair...

What is Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)?

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) or Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) is a condition when the joint and muscles that connect the upper and lower jaw no longer control the jaw properly. This results in pain and a feeling of the jaw sticking and popping. Any...

Glossary of 20 Common Dental Terms

Here is a list of 20 common dental terms that are associated with common dental procedures and conditions. Knowing and understanding these terms can contribute towards a greater understanding of your dental condition and your dental health. Dental Glossary Amalgam: A...

Is it a Toothache or Sinus?

Although the two conditions can have very different signs and symptoms, a sinus infection and toothache can be connected. Nearly 28 million Americans suffer from sinus infections, or sinusitis, without knowing that the infection and inflammation of the nasal passages...