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Two Main Causes of Tooth Erosion

Posted on 6/20/2022 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Tooth erosion is a case where acids dissolve part of the tooth enamel. Eroded teeth may become sharp, discolored, and sensitive to hot or cold food and drinks. Tooth erosion may occur at any age, but the elderly are more susceptible to this dental problem since they cannot produce enough saliva in their mouths to wash away the acids present. It is important to treat tooth erosion to prevent loss of tooth structure. Our team of experts can treat this problem by applying treatment to both the internal and external parts of the tooth. Such procedures may include root canal installation, veneers, and filings. Causes of tooth Erosion External causes of tooth erosion include exposure to an acidic environment where airborne acids are produced. Such acids may cause acid to find its way to your mouth and teeth leading to erosion and consumption of too many citrus fruits and caffeine. Caffeine reduces saliva production in the mouth leading to acid build-up. Medicine such as chewable...
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What is Oil Pulling?

Posted on 6/6/2022 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Oftentimes, old trends come back as new ones, are hyped, and then disappear again. Take a moment to reflect on the diet trends you have heard of in your lifetime. Each fluctuates between the right and wrong foods, naming the same food twice. Everything in moderation seems to be the direction that dominates all trends. Is that true for oil pulling? Ancient Ayurvedic oil pulling has become popular through celebrities and social media who post testimonials. The practice is believed to help clean and detox the mouth, whiten teeth, cure bad breath, and reduce inflammation that leads to gum disease, eczema, and arthritis. In this practice, one swishes their mouth for 20 minutes a day with a high-quality oil. Most often, coconut, sesame, and sunflower oils are recommended. Does It Work? Natural remedies, like any other kind of therapy, are challenging to prove scientifically. It is equally true that some people claim significant benefits, while others do not see any, and some...
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Can Electric Toothbrushes Cause Vertigo?

Posted on 5/23/2022 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Electric toothbrushes are a pretty popular choice for many people looking to clean their teeth better. However, some people have reported feeling a little dizzy or lightheaded after using one. There has been a slew of research projects on the subject, and the verdict is still out. Some studies suggest that electric toothbrushes can cause vertigo, while others say they don't. Read ahead to know more. What Is Vertigo? Vertigo refers to a range of sensations that can make a person feel dizzy or lightheaded. It can include feelings of spinning, tilting, floating, or plummeting, nauseating sensations, and muscle weakness. Vertigo usually occurs when something is wrong with the inner ear or the vestibular system that controls balance and coordination. It can be caused due to various underlying conditions, including infections, head injuries, stroke, and disorders like Meniere's disease or migraines. While vertigo can be unpleasant and even debilitating at times, it is...
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Two Main Causes of Tooth Erosion
6/20/2022
What is Oil Pulling?
6/6/2022
Can Electric Toothbrushes Cause Vertigo?
5/23/2022
Who is a Dentist
5/9/2022
The Importance Of Dental Cleanings
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Most Common Types of Dental Surgeries
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Does Dehydration Negatively Impact Your Oral Health
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What Is The Recommended Age Range For Invisalign For Kids?
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How Much Sugar Is Actually In Your Drink?
2/21/2022
Beating Horrible Halitosis
2/7/2022
Energy Drinks and Your Teeth
1/24/2022
Why You Should Visit Our Dental Clinic
1/10/2022
What Is a Dental Inlay?
12/23/2021
Benefits of Restoring Lost Teeth
12/10/2021
Is Sedation Dentistry Safe For You?
11/22/2021
What is the characteristics of an Onlay Concept
11/8/2021
What Are Dental Impressions?
10/25/2021
Bad Habits That Affect Kids Teeth
10/11/2021
Why Scraping is Better for Flossing Than Sawing Motions
9/21/2021
Abscess Symptoms to Keep in Mind
9/6/2021
The Roof of Your Mouth Needs to Be Brushed Too
8/23/2021
Do Your Teeth Need You to Floss Each Day?
8/9/2021
Why Do Your Teeth Need Vitamin D?
7/26/2021
How To Determine if Your Tooth Cracked
7/12/2021
Danger of Ingesting Too Many Sports Drinks
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Reasons We Still Use Bitewing X-rays
6/7/2021
How Endurance Training Could Negatively Impact Your Oral Health
5/24/2021
What are Wisdom Teeth?
5/10/2021
How to Prevent Common Dental Problems
4/26/2021
How to Care for Invisalign Braces
4/12/2021
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impressions
3/22/2021
Can Bruxism Contribute to TMJ Disorders?
3/8/2021
Three Common Reasons We Might Perform a Dental Extraction
2/22/2021
Do You Know What Dental Debridement Is?
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The Effect of Oral Health on Pregnancy and Baby
1/25/2021
How to Protect Your Smile this Holiday Season
1/11/2021
Does Creamer Lighten Your Coffee Enough to Avoid Stains?
12/21/2020
Do Over the Counter Mouth Guards Do Any Good?
12/7/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
Signs Your Bite is Unbalanced
10/19/2020
How Untreated TMJ Can Result in Ringing in Your Ears
10/5/2020
What to Do to Help Keep an Infants Gums Clean
9/21/2020
How a Composite Filling Works
9/7/2020
How Breath Mints May Be Harming Your Teeth and Gums
8/24/2020
Ways of Ensuring You Brush for a Full Two Minutes
8/10/2020
Chewing Tobacco Damages your Oral Health Just Like Smoking Does
7/23/2020
Stress Can Do a Number on Your Teeth
7/7/2020
Ways of Covering an Exposed Tooth Root
6/22/2020
Oral Problems in Which Bad Breath Is A Symptom
6/8/2020
Is Tooth Decay Reversible?
3/25/2020
How to Keep Your Tooth Safe When Recovering from a Root Canal
3/15/2020
What to Do to Keep Your Veneers Looking Great
2/29/2020
Which Problems are Actually Dental Emergencies?
2/15/2020
What Happens During Molar Uprighting?
1/25/2020
How to Manage a Toothache While You Wait for Your Appointment with Us
1/15/2020
Oral Health Benefits that Come with Eating Seaweed
12/25/2019
Natural Ways to Enhance the Whitening of Your Teeth
12/15/2019
Tricks to Fighting Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health
11/25/2019
Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth
11/15/2019
Why Poor Oral Health Can Leave You Feeling Exhausted
10/25/2019
What to Do About a Cracked Molar Until We Can See You
10/15/2019
Your Teeth Need To Get Vitamin D
9/25/2019
Why People Who Snore Tend to Have More Cavities
9/15/2019
How to Get Tobacco Stains Off of Your Teeth
8/25/2019
Can You Get a Cavity Around a Filling?
8/15/2019
Does a Toothache Mean You Have a Cavity?
7/23/2019
Can You Decide to Not Be Afraid to Come See Us?
7/13/2019
Could Your Oral Health Get Damaged if You Do Not Have Wisdom Teeth Extracted?
6/25/2019
Common Causes for Dental Misalignment When You Wake Up
6/15/2019
What Happens When Your Gums Dry Out?
5/30/2019
Why Do We Always Keep Your Oral Tissues Dry When Working on Them?
5/20/2019
Teeth Require Vitamin D Along with Calcium
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What is Required as Dental Veneer Care?
4/15/2019
Why Are There So Many Myths About Root Canals?
3/30/2019
Which Uncommon Vitamins Can Drastically Improve Your Oral Health?
3/20/2019
Downsides of Making Your Own Toothpaste
2/28/2019
Does Your Saliva Actually Do Your Mouth Any Good?
2/20/2019
Reasons to Consider Cosmetic Bonding
1/30/2019
Problems You May Face If Your Dental Fillings Are Too High
1/20/2019
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Do Your Teeth Stay Healthier When You Have Dental Bonding?
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