Oil Pulling – Does it work?

Magic Bullet

Noun
1.

something that cures or remedies without causing harmful side effects:
So far there is no magic bullet for economic woes.

Hartford dentist gums hurt after dental appointment

Why Are My Gums Sore After a Cleaning?

We all know that being poked and prodded for an hour isn’t a fun thing. As dentists, we do all we can to increase the comfort of this experience (and we’ve come a very long way in a short amount of time), but somethings can’t be helped. If you’ve ever walked away from a dental cleaning with sore and tender gums, then you know that it’s not the nicest thing in the world. There IS a practical reason to why your gums are sore after a cleaning, however, and it’s not because we dentists like to make people suffer. Most of the time your bleeding gums mean one thing, someone hasn’t regularly been flossing.

Dental Traveling Checklist

The Holidays are finally here! For a lot of us this means traveling, family, giant dinners, and lots of presents. One thing you can’t forget in the midst of all of this hubbub and excitement is, of course, your teeth. Studies show that even though the vast majority of people own a toothbrush and toothpaste, at least 15% of travelers this holiday will forget theirs behind (and subsequently have to buy new ones when they arrive at their destination). Don’t be one of those people! But a toothbrush and toothpaste aren’t the only things you should be packing as you travel this year. Go ahead and use the following checklist to make sure you’re ready for the travels ahead!