Oral Health and News Journal


The latest information oral health, dental care, dental implants and oral hygiene. Tehachapi dental news, press releases and announcements from Sedation and Implant Dentistry of Tehachapi.


December 2, 2021 Tips0
Cavities are damaged areas in teeth that develop into tiny holes. When harmful bacteria enters the mouth, it uses the sugars in the foods and drinks we consume to make acids. The acids, if left in the mouth, eat away at the tooth’s hard outer enamel, eventually causing tooth decay and cavities to form.


October 11, 2021 Tips0

Being scared of the dentist is a worldwide problem. Fear can take many forms, from nervousness to all-out panic. For mild sufferers, visiting the dentist is an unpleasant experience. But for a significant minority of acute phobics, anxiety can be intense enough to deter visiting the dentist altogether.


December 17, 2020 Tips0

Kids might not keep their baby teeth for long, but that’s no reason to ignore proper dental hygiene. Aside from the risk of getting cavities, untreated gum disease compromises kids’ ability to eat well, sleep properly, and function at home and school. Plus, healthy baby teeth keep jawlines straight and hold the space for adult teeth to grow in.


October 28, 2019 Tips0

Tooth pain can be caused by a variety of issues, including tooth decay, a damaged filling, a tooth fracture, infected gums, or an abscessed tooth. If severe enough, tooth pain can make it hard to eat, drink, or even talk. Before you reach for the over-the-counter numbing gel, remember that pain is a warning signal to your brain, alerting it that something isn’t right. The first step in any teeth pain treatment is to call your dentist for an evaluation. And while you wait for your appointment, here are some tooth pain remedies you can try:


October 24, 2019 Tips0

Tooth plaque is very common and almost everyone gets it. Plaque is a film that forms when oral bacteria builds up on your teeth. When plaque remains in your mouth for too long, your teeth suffer. Plaque eats at your teeth and makes them weak. This can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.

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