Soda’s Effect on Your Teeth

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The average American drinks about two cans of sugary sodas each day, either the diet or regular variety. Regardless of its real sugar or sugar substitute content, your dental professional will advise you to stay away from the stuff—whether you call it a soda, pop, a coke, or a soft drink. Regular sodas can include as much as 9 teaspoons … Read More

Reasons a Permanent Tooth May Be Loose

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As an adult, the realization that one or more of your permanent teeth is loose can be disturbing. What causes a permanent tooth to loosen, and what should you do about it? Common reasons that adult permanent teeth can loosen include gum disease, an injury, or grinding, usually something that occurs at night. You may not even realize that you … Read More

Three Surprising Causes of Tooth Pain

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At Cottonwood Dental, most patients who complain about tooth pain can trace its origins back to oral issues such as cavities and receding gums. There is a small segment of the population though, whose pain is not as easy to track down. Below are some unexpected causes of tooth pain that isn’t directly related to the mouth. Diabetes Diabetes that … Read More