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Bleeding gums

There are many things that can cause your gums to bleed. The early stage of periodontal disease, gingivitis, can cause your gums to bleed. If your gums are swollen, red, or if they bleed when you brush your teeth, make an appointment with your dentist to examine your teeth and gums. Bleeding gums may occur [...]

2017-06-28T09:22:39+00:00December 25th, 2012|

Sjögren’s Syndrome and Your Teeth

Sjögren’s Syndrome is an auto-immune disease that causes moisture-producing glands to be attacked by white blood cells. And the symptoms show it. Skin, eyes, nose, and mouth all become dry. Dry mouth is caused by a decrease in saliva. Saliva assists in chewing, swallowing, and talking. It reduces the acid in your mouth and protects [...]

2017-06-28T09:59:24+00:00December 7th, 2012|

Local or general anesthesia for wisdom teeth extraction?

My daughter is getting all of her wisdom teeth removed after her next semester. What are some things we should consider in choosing local or general anesthesia for the surgery? Thank you – Darlene C. Darlene – If your daughter prefers to be awake during the surgery, she should consider local anesthesia. Numbness from the [...]

2017-06-28T10:06:46+00:00November 26th, 2012|

Teeth are sensitive to cold after my wisdom teeth were removed

Three weeks ago, all 4 of my wisdom teeth were removed. I am starting to notice that many of my bottom teeth are sensitive to cold. Should I be concerned? – Victor Victor – At times, when wisdom teeth are removed, teeth in front of it become sensitive to cold or air. The sensitivity is [...]

2017-06-28T12:35:32+00:00July 27th, 2012|