Category: ‘By Mr. Smiles’

A Guide to Dental Braces

So your teeth are so crooked and so ugly that you refuse to smile and you have to wear a pork chop around your neck so the dog will play with you! Malaligned teeth can lead to premature wear, tooth loss, gum disease and jaw joint problems commonly referred to as “tmj.” Orthodontia may be […] Read more

Oct, 12, 2018

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What is Root Canal? – Root Canal treatment

What is a Root Canal? A root canal is a dental treatment used for the purpose of repairing or saving a tooth that is badly decayed or aching and possibly showing signs of being infected or abscessed. During this procedure, the nerve and pulp of the tooth is removed, then the inside of the tooth […] Read more

Aug, 12, 2018

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20 Tips for better sleep

A good night’s sleep always helps the body and mind to heal. It’s essential to get a good night’s sleep but do you get it? There are many factors that affect the quality of your sleep. Here are 20 tips on to improve your quality of sleep. Power down The soft blue glow from a […] Read more

Jul, 03, 2018

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What does your mouth say about your health?

Mouth bacteria and your health: Some studies have shown that people with gum disease are more likely to have heart disease than people with healthy gums. Why that occurs remains a mystery as there doesn’t seem to be any relation between gum disease and other medical conditions. It still makes good sense to care for […] Read more

Jun, 06, 2018

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Why do you snore? How to stop snoring?

If you snore it’s because the relaxed tissues in your throat vibrate as the air you breathe rushes past them. About half of adults are guilty of snoring from time to time if not consistently. Other factors such as weight, general health and mouth shape can contribute to your being to prone to sawing logs […] Read more

Apr, 21, 2018

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Kissing and Oral Health – Good and Bad of Kissing

Fresh breath has got to be number one on the “before you kiss someone” mental check list. That would be just a breath before using chapstik. How might thinking about the details of oral health have the potential to ruin the moment, especially if you’re wondering if the one who you’re about to lock lips […] Read more

Apr, 07, 2018

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Tasty Tongue Tidbits – Taste Buds

How many muscles make up your tongue? Looks like one big muscle, but it is actually made up of 8 muscles. There are four to help it change shape and four to move it around. These are all grouped together by a mucous membrane. How many taste buds are found on your tongue? There are […] Read more

Mar, 26, 2018

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Uncommon Mouth Disorders

Black hairy tongue This condition occurs when you get a buildup of protein in your mouth. It can be accompanied by a gagging sensation, tickling on the roof of your mouth and bad breath. It looks way worse than it is so not to worry. Brushing your tongue or using a tongue scraper will usually […] Read more

Mar, 06, 2018

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10 most common places we come in contact with germs

Germs are tiny critters that can invade our bodies and make us sick. Once germs come for a visit, they like to settle in for the long stay. They gobble up nutrients and energy and produce substances that act like poisons. This nasty stuff can cause common infections like fever, sniffles, rashes, coughing, vomiting and […] Read more

Feb, 04, 2018

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Wisdom Teeth Removal: Procedures, Pain and Recovery

Does the name imply that wisdom teeth will make one smarter? What if you have them removed? Are you suddenly less smart? Why are they called Wisdom Teeth? They are called wisdom teeth because they show up in the mouth at about age 17-21. Located at the very back of the mouth there are two […] Read more

Jan, 25, 2018

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