Is a Root Canal Painful?

For some people, when the dentist says “You need a root canal treatment”, this is met with dread and anxiety. There is often a strong association with root canal treatment and pain. However, root canal treatment is actually performed to relieve pain. When is a root canal treatment necessary? The core of every tooth contains…

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SPIT or RINSE?

Should I rinse my mouth after I brush my teeth? Do you rinse out your mouth straight after brushing your teeth? If so, this might not be the right thing to do. Toothpaste contains an ingredient called fluoride, which has been shown to strengthen the minerals in your teeth and make them less likely to…

Should I Rinse my Mouth After I Brush my Teeth?

Do you rinse out your mouth straight after brushing your teeth? If so, this might not be the right thing to do. Toothpaste contains an ingredient called fluoride, which has been shown to strengthen the minerals in your teeth and make them less likely to develop cavities (holes). Fluoride can also help to reverse early…