Conditions

Abscess

Conditions Abscess A dental abscess is the term given when pus accumulates inside teeth, gums, or bone in the dental region. Dental abscesses can be particularly painful if left untreated, though the early stages of an abscess might be pain-free and undetectable. What is a dental abscess? A dental abscess is the term given when

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Toothache

Conditions Toothache Toothache is exactly how it sounds – a sudden sensation of pain and/or sensitivity which could be acute and throbbing or dull and intermittent or perhaps even constant –  originating from the affected tooth and gum area within the mouth. What is toothache? Toothache can appear to worsen when consuming food and drink – especially

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Teeth Clenching

Conditions Teeth Clenching Teeth grinding/clenching is a manifestation of bruxism, which is hyper activity of the chewing muscles. What is Teeth Grinding/Clenching? Teeth grinding/clenching is a manifestation of bruxism, which is hyperactivity of the chewing muscles. It is a condition characterized by the involuntary grinding, gnashing, or clenching of teeth. It often occurs during sleep

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Receding Gums

Conditions Receding Gums Receding gums, otherwise known as gum recession, is a common dental health condition. It is where the gum tissue sealing the top of each tooth shrinks away exposing the roots of the teeth. This part of the tooth ideally should have the natural protection of the gums and, once exposed, becomes vulnerable.

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Mouth Sores

Conditions Mouth Sores Mouth sores are painful lesions that can develop on the inside of the mouth, including the lips, cheeks, tongue, and gums. What are Mouth Sores? Mouth sores are painful lesions that can develop on the inside of the mouth, including the lips, cheeks, tongue, and gums. These sores can be bothersome, causing

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Broken Tooth Filling

Conditions Broken Tooth Filling A broken tooth filling refers to an instance where a past restoration has been damaged and potentially is leaving the interior of the tooth exposed. What happens when a dental filling breaks? Like your teeth, fillings are susceptible to damage from everyday chewing, grinding, clenching or decay underneath. Whilst fillings are incredibly strong

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Black Teeth

Conditions Black Teeth ‘Black teeth’ is less a condition and more a symptom of an underlying dental disease. Typically, the natural tooth colour ranges from white to yellow. What are black teeth? The natural tooth colour ranges from white to yellow. They are covered by enamel, which is a very hard and white substance thanks

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