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Learn about your dental health here. Whether you’re worried about a cavity, need advice on a wisdom tooth or want tips on brushing, you can find it here in the Wellness Central.

Abrasion

Abrasion is the abnormal wear of a tooth. It is usually caused by a toothpaste that is too...

Bite Class

There are three categories of bite class. Class I is considered a normal, balanced bite. Class...

Calculus

Calculus, or tartar, is a hard calcified material that forms when layer ...

Cavities

Dental caries (cavities) is a hole in the tooth that can grow bigger and deeper over time...

Decalcification and White Spot Lesions

Decalcification is the loss of mineral content in the enamel or other tooth structures...

Dental Plaque

Dental plaque is an invisible layer of food debris that build up on the tooth. It is always...

Erosion

Tooth erosion occurs when the teeth are exposed to acids, causing their surface...

Fillings

Fillings are restorative materials used to replace missing tooth structure, often caused...

Gum Disease

Gum disease, also referred to as gingivitis or its more advanced form; periodontal disease...

Inflammation and oral lesions

Oral lesions commonly manifest as mouth ulcers (aphthous ulcers). Soft tissue lesions...

Overcrowding

Overcrowding occurs when there is a mismatch between the size of the jaw and the size...

Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene is the practice of keeping one’s mouth clean and free of disease and other...

Periodontitis

Periodontitis is an infection of the gum and the underlying bony structures that support...

Gum Recession

Gingiva or gums are the pink tissue that covers the root of the tooth and the bone around...

Root exposure

The root of a tooth is normally covered by the bone and gum supporting the tooth...

Soft Tissue Lesions

Mouth ulcers or soft tissue lesions of the oral cavity come in all shapes and sizes.

Stained Discolored Teeth

Discolored or stained teeth can be the result of stains that are either extrinsic or intrinsic...

Teeth Spacing

Teeth spacing is a condition in which the front (anterior) teeth are separated by small...

Teeth Straightening

Many people want a straight smile and for those who are interested, there are...

Third molars/Wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth tend to erupt between the ages of seventeen and twenty-five. An...

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