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Why do my teeth hurt when I have a cold

Colds and Oral Health

Between the sniffling, snot and sneezing, do you ever stop to ask yourself, “Why do my teeth hurt when I have a cold?” Sinuses are air chambers that rest behind your cheeks, eyebrows, and jawbones. They have tiny hairs (“cilia”) inside them, which help clean out mucus and keep air chambers free of debris. However, when […]

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Poor Oral Health Can Mean No Olympic Medals

Athletes from all over the world continue to prepare as the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games creep closer and closer, kicking off on August 5th. The life of an elite athlete means to win it all, you have to have it all: the talent, dedication, coaching and nutrition. And just like skipping a day of […]

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Seasonal Allergies and Toothaches

Desert destinations like Phoenix and Tucson used to be top locales for those who had bad allergies. Thousands of allergy suffers heeded their doctor’s advice, headed West and moved to Arizona. Perhaps because they longed for the comforts of home, they brought their plants—and pollen—with them, and now Phoenix and Tucson are among the worst […]

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3 Surprising Toothache Causes

Got a pain in your mouth? Don’t assume the worst right away. Cavities aren’t the only things that can make your teeth hurt. Check out these three common toothache causes – and what you can do to combat them. Sinus problems. If your upper rear teeth are giving you trouble, you may have a sinus […]

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The Pressure Is On – Your Teeth, That Is

Like many people, you might have plans to board an airplane to head somewhere for vacation this summer. If you find your teeth mysteriously aching somewhere between cramming your carry-on in the overhead compartment and tearing open a tiny bag of peanuts, don’t be too alarmed. That ache is probably just barodontalgia, or sometimes referred […]

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You can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies but you can be prepared. when a dental disaster strikes far from home.

Don’t Let Dental Disasters Ruin Your Vacation

For many people, summer is a time to hop in the car for a road trip or book a flight to the nearest sandy beach. Unfortunately, you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies but you can be prepared. Here’s what to do if dental disaster strikes when you’re far from home. The Emergency: A […]

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