A group of infected cartoon teeth are saddened by poor dental hygiene and threatened by the approach of harmful bacteria.

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

Cavities are bad enough, but did you know there are even worse tooth conditions? One such condition is known as a tooth abscess. This is when the “pulp” of your tooth (the soft tissue inside your tooth’s root) dies and becomes inflamed, resulting in a bacterial infection which leads to the formation of a pocket of pus. A tooth abscess can be one of the most painful dental conditions there is. If left untreated, a…

A man suffering from serious tooth pain is in need of emergency dental care.

Help! I Have a Dental Emergency!

Just like any other medical field, the dental world has its own set of emergency cases. A lot of times, light or minor pain and discomfort can be put off until a later date (although you should never wait too long), but there are a handful of issues that require emergency attention. To help get the word out, we’re listing five dental debacles that can lead to serious issues if they aren’t addressed as soon…

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Brush Up on Your Dental Hygiene with a Smart Toothbrush

Believe it or not, most humans are sub-par at the process of proper tooth brushing. As a result, many dentists are now recommending the use of an electric toothbrush, if only to ensure our mouths are being cleaned the way they should be. The problem with that however, is that even the most popular electric toothbrushes have their own set of challenges. They can be expensive, fragile, and require just as much professional training as…

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Six Surprising Things That Can Ruin Your Teeth

You try your best to keep your teeth healthy. Brushing twice a day, using the right toothpaste, and of course always flossing. You don’t want to fall victim to tooth decay, but did you know there are somethings that could damage your teeth without you even realizing? We’re teeth experts here at Cirocco, and we’ve put together a list of six of the surprising things that could be damaging your teeth. Acidic and Sticky Food…

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What Is The History Of Oral Care?

Dental care has evolved significantly over the hundreds and thousands of years humans have been taking care of their teeth. Before modern toothbrushes and toothpaste, which contains fluoride and pleasant flavors, humans still had to find a way to keep their teeth clean and breath fresh. From the beginning, people have tried many different ways to answer the question about how to best keep the mouth clean. When Did People Start Brushing Their Teeth? Dental…