Cavities and tooth decay are among the world’s most common health problems. They’re especially common in children, teenagers and older adults. But anyone who has teeth can get cavities, including infants. So you wonder, what if cavities aren’t treated? Well they get larger and affect deeper layers of your teeth. They can lead to aread more
Dental plaque, also known as tooth plaque is that sticky film that coats teeth and contains bacteria. Treatable by a medical professional Requires a medical diagnosis. Lab tests or imaging not required. Medium-term: resolves within months. If dental plaque isn’t removed when it’s soft, it hardens and becomes difficult to remove. Dental plaque can damageread more
As the name implies, a dental pocket is an opening – shaped like a tiny little pocket – inside the mouth that opens up in the space between the gums and the teeth where the gum should normally be close and tight against the tooth. Of course this is not a normally healthy condition, andread more
A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away.