Ice Packs to Manage Dental Pain

Posted by Joshua Walker on 6/27/2014 to Gum & Oral Health

There are numerous benefits of using ice packs to manage pain. Doctors use cold therapy for treating muscular injuries, arthritis pain, neck and back pain and dental pain. Dentists recommend ice packs for patients after tooth removal, oral surgery and wisdom tooth removal and basically any form of toothache.

The fact that so many dentists feel that ice packs are the best way to relieve toothache only adds to the viability of the product.

What if your Toothbrush is really harming you?

Posted by Joshua Walker on 3/21/2014 to Gum & Oral Health

You go shopping and grab the first toothbrush that you see, or pick the fanciest one, assuming that they all work the same and do the same job. Whoa! That just isn’t the way it works. The bristles on a toothbrush are an extremely important factor in how well a toothbrush does its job; however, the handle of the toothbrush can impact your overall oral health even more than the bristles. If you want to prevent cavities and tooth decay, you will need to pay special attention to the toothbrush you use for daily care.

A Look at Why Gums Bleed

Posted by Joshua Walker on 3/17/2014 to Gum & Oral Health

When it comes to proper oral care, most people don’t seem to have the time or the knowledge.  With so much to do, and so much to keep track of, it can be difficult to make the time.  However, making the time for proper oral care is central to being healthy, and can help you and your body fight off gum disease.


To better understand your mouth, lets take a look at your gums.  The health of your gums can tell you a lot about your general health.  For example, bleeding gums can be a sign of serious medical conditions like platelet disorders and leukemia.  If your gums bleed, or you have a history of bleeding gums, then the best thing you can do for yourself is to do some research.  Provided below is a starting point.  We will briefly review some of the causes as well as possible solutions for your gums.