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5 Allergies You Should Tell Your Dentist About

When you visit your dentist, you probably know to discuss your brushing routine, last appointment or flossing habits. It’s also essential to share relevant allergies with your dentist, just as you might share medical information with your primary care doctor.

Excessive Saliva During Pregnancy? Here’s What You Need to Know

When it comes to pregnancy, women can experience numerous symptoms, including nosebleeds, dizziness, mood swings and acne, among other ailments.

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

After a long, hot run or day on the beach, you want nothing more than an ice-cold drink. You pull a chilled bottle from the fridge, chug it down — and wince.
Certain foods and beverages can cause pain, and sometimes even a burst of cold air can make your mouth hurt. You might even find yourself avoiding drinks you enjoy, wondering, “Why are my teeth so sensitive?”
If you experience tooth twinges when enjoying cold beverages and sweet foods, you’re probably suffering from sensitive teeth pain. You don’t have to stop sipping your favorite milkshakes — there are other ways to care for your teeth to avoid sensitivity.
Here’s what you need to know about sensitive teeth causes and how to control them.

10 Back-to-School Dental Tips for Students

As summertime comes to a close, the back-to-school season is nearly upon us. The beginning of the school year is an excellent opportunity to evaluate your child’s current dental habits, establish a new routine and schedule regular dental check-ups throughout the school year to help prevent future dental issues. If you’re wondering how to keep your kid’s teeth healthy this school year, this guide has you covered.

Root Canals Explained

The words “root canal” used to be code for a painful procedure. But a lot has changed about root canals over the past couple of decades. Thanks to advances in dental technology and better precision, the treatment is no longer synonymous with pain.


iTero intraoral scanners are one of the tools that we use at Dental Choice to make patient care a top priority.

Why Your Teeth Are Sensitive to Sugar

If you love sugary foods but experience tooth sensitivity when eating your favorite desserts, you’re not alone. Sugar-sensitive teeth are common and often result from incorrect dental hygiene practices that can damage the protective layers of your teeth. Luckily, you can still enjoy sugary snacks without pain or discomfort by engaging in good oral habits for your teeth.

6 Fast Facts About Mouth Cancer

What is Mouth Cancer? Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, occurs when cells in your mouth develop abnormally. When a group of cancer cells grows together, it can destroy nearby tissue. In some cases, cancer can spread to lymph nodes in the neck and beyond. Here are six quick facts about mouth cancer: Your … Continued

How Does Vaping Affect Your Teeth?

What are the effects of vaping on teeth and oral health? We explore the answers to these questions as well as what you can do to maintain optimal oral health. 

Electric Flossers — Are They Legit?

You may have seen advertisements in recent years for electric flossers and wondered if they work. Traditional floss is still the most effective way to clean plaque and tartar from the sides of teeth and remove food particles from between them. However, if the idea of new technology excites you and will help you clean your teeth twice daily, then flossing toothbrushes may be the tool for you.