Entries by Miko Nkungula

What can cause gum pain?

  By: Rachel Nall RN MSN, Medical News Today   The gums are soft, fleshy tissue that supports and protects the teeth. Gum pain can be a sign of irritation, infection, or injury to the gums and teeth. Medical News Today discussed some of the possible causes of gum pain, treatment, home remedies, prevention, and when to […]

Baby Teeth

By: MouthHealthy, American Dental Association (ADA)   👶 If you think your baby’s toothless smile is cute, just wait until their first few teeth make an appearance! After that first tooth comes in, don’t forget to follow these key takeaways from the American Dental Association to care for your baby’s oral health! The Oral Surgery DC Team   […]

Which comes first, brushing or flossing? New study shows that we should clean between our teeth before brushing

By: George Bushell, Oral Health Foundation   Brushing may come before flossing in the dictionary, but it shouldn’t when it comes to our teeth according to the Oral Health Foundation! The Oral Surgery DC Team   That’s because new research has shown interdental cleaning before brushing is the best way to clean our teeth effectively. The study […]

Why do our kids have tooth decay?

  By: Alvin Danenberg, DDS, DrBicuspid.com    DYK that the primary reasons our kids have tooth decay and gum disease are because of nutritional deficiencies? Some of the top causes related to this issue are acidic and sugary drinks, compromised gut bacteria, and a sedentary lifestyle. 👩🏾‍⚕️ Worried about your kids? DrBicuspid has some advice! The Oral Surgery […]