Wisdom Teeth Symptoms

Are your wisdom teeth coming in? There are many different symptoms you may experience that are a sign to initiate wisdom tooth removal. Those symptoms may include the following: Infection Wisdom teeth often cause tenderness, swelling, redness, and pain around the site. As wisdom teeth begin to erupt through the surface of the gums bacteria may enter through the open …

Common Oral Care Occurrences for Teens

As teens continue to grow, they’re faced with certain dental issues, such as getting braces or having their wisdom teeth removed. Many of these procedures are a normal part of life, while others are proactive steps dentists take to help ensure a lifetime of oral health. Here are a few tips you can discuss with your teen: Bad Breath: Bad …

What Causes Yellow Teeth?

There are many different factors that come into play when it comes to yellow teeth. Here are a few of the most common causes: Diet: Certain foods that are high in tannins, such as red wine, are potential causes of yellow teeth. Coffee, soda, wine, and tea get into the enamel of your tooth causing long-term discoloration. Smoking: Smoking is …

Dealing With Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental problem that causes discomfort and pain. There are a few different ways to take care of your sensitive teeth.   Brushing too hard can wear down enamel, causing dentin (very sensitive part of tooth underneath the enamel) to become exposed. Gum recession. This often happens in people who suffer from periodontal disease. Cracked teeth. …

5 People with Ridiculous Tooth Bling

We’ve all seen them, the rich and famous. Some so famous that their smile looks gaudy, making a person wonder why in the world someone would put $50k worth of diamonds in their mouth. Tooth bling, it’s popular, especially among famous rappers actors and artists. However, there are some surprising celebrities on this list; individuals who you would never expect …

5 of the Best Toothpastes on the Market for 2016

Believe it or not, many people unconsciously have a favorite brand of toothpaste, you know, that one go-to brand that you simply dump into the cart without thinking too much about it at the grocery store? Yeah, that’s it. Dentists have their own favorite brands as well. At Ence Dentistry, we believe in maintaining a healthy smile with great dental …