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Is it possible to brush my teeth way too much?

My mother says I brush my teeth way too much, but it's really just 4 times a day. I like brushing them in the morning, after my meals, and at night, which I don't think is much...

How is tooth decay caused?

I'm just curious about how exactly tooth decay is caused. I've had a few cavities in my lifetime, and all of them taken care of without issues after. But what causes them to...

What should I do for dry mouth?

My mouth has been getting dry so often lately, and it's causing a lot of discomfort. Is there anything that I can do at home for it?

Do you recommend Orajel?

I have a huge toothache in my mouth and I can't make an appointment with my dentist until late next week. My husband recommended to take Orajel for the pain, but I'm not too sure....

Are soft or hard toothbrushes better?

I typically use hard brushes for my teeth, but my wife thinks that I should be using soft since, according to her, they're just better overall. Is this true? Why are soft brushes...

I think I have an infection from my tongue piercing?

I pierced my tongue earlier this month, but now I'm experiencing some pain and swelling where my stud is. There's no pus in that area, though. I thought I followed the directions...

Is it possible to choke on the water in the dental office?

My grandmother is old and is scare of going to the dentist now because she thinks she gong to end up choking. She's never had this problem before, but after her stroke, she hasn't...

Are home remedies for teeth whitenings safe?

I'd really like to have a teeth whitening, but I just can't afford going to the dentist right now. I want to use some home treatments to whiten my teeth, like oil pulling or baking...

How many times a year should kids get a teeth whitening?

My child goes for their checkup at least once every three months. How often should I take her to get her teeth whitened? She's 10-years-old.

How often should I get a teeth whitening?

I want to get teeth whitenings as frequent as I can. How should I get them a year?

How safe are dental x-rays?

I have dental x-rays at least once a year, before cleanings; for dental work; for gum and periodontal work, etc. How safe are dental x-rays, really?

What causes tooth erosion?

What causes someone to have tooth erosion?

How can I strengthen my teeth?

I want to know the best way to strengthen my teeth to prevent enamel loss. Do you have any recommendations?

The food gets stuck often in my braces. What is the best way to keep them clean?

I have noticed that the food gets stuck in between my braces very often. What is the best way for me to keep them clean?

Can spicy food cause mouth ulcers?

I get mouth ulcers every time I eat spicy food. Is there a relation between the two?

How often should I get a cleaning for my teeth?

How often should I get cleanings? I go, close to, every 5 months now.

Is there a safe mouthwash for toddlers?

What should I look for when buying a mouthwash for a toddler? Is there any particular mouthwash that you would recommend?

Does a teeth whitening have long-lasting effects?

I need to have my teeth whitened for an event that I have coming up. Would getting a whitening have a long-lasting effect on my teeth?

Are ayurvedic toothpastes better than flouride?

Should I prefer an ayurvedic toothpaste over a fluoride one?

How often can I use a mouthwash in a day?

I have bad breath, and use mouth wash to make my breath smell as fresh as possible. But how many times can I use mouthwash away?

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