Celiac disease in children extends beyond gastrointestinal problems. Although the disease is a chronic digestive disorder characterized by the body’s inability to absorb nutrients from foods, defects in tooth enamel are common. The disease results in an intolerance to gluten – a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley, and rye. Defects in dental enamel related to celiac disease generally develop during childhood. Dentists sometimes notice damage to the enamel of a child’s permanent teeth before other symptoms of the disease become obvious.…Read More »
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Having stained teeth can be embarrassing and you don’t want to show your teeth while out in public. Many people have found the natural teeth whitening solutions that work for them and give the appearance of whiter teeth. Here is a simple list of some natural items that can help whiten teeth. Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar acts as a natural stain remover that works to remove tough stains like coffee and nicotine from teeth.…Read More »
Gum recession refers to the change in your gum line, moving further towards the root of your tooth. This recession exposes small or large amounts of the root of the tooth. Unlike the crown of the tooth, which is covered in enamel, the root is covered in a much thinner, porous and weaker material referred to as cementum. Because the cementum does not provide the same coverage that enamel does, it causes sometimes severe sensitivity to cold, hot or acidic foods.…Read More »