What Is Black Hairy Tongue?

Have you ever seen what looks like a black hairy tongue? This condition may sound (and look) alarming, but it’s thankfully not as scary as it sounds. When the typically small bumps on top of your tongue—called filiform papillae—grow longer than their normal 1 millimeter and don’t shed the way they are supposed to, they […]

How to Cure Gum Disease Without a Dentist

If you have gum disease, it’s important to do everything you can to help resolve it, including starting gum disease treatment at home. Learning how to cure gum disease without a dentist can be just as important as the work that’s done in your dentist’s office. Causes of Gum Disease Gum disease typically begins as […]

How To Drain Tooth Abscess With Home Remedies | 2022 | Dr. Kami Hoss

How to Drain a Tooth Abscess at Home If you experience dental pain and think you have a tooth abscess, you might hope you can take care of it at home. You may wonder how to drain a tooth abscess at home or what your tooth abscess treatment options will be. Find out what you […]

How To Prevent and Fix Receding Gums | Treatment & Causes | Dr. Kami Hoss

How to Fix Receding Gums Receding gums are a common problem, yet few people understand what to do about receding gums treatment. First, it’s important to understand what causes receding gums so that you can learn how to stop receding gums from getting worse. Here’s what you should know. What Causes Receding Gums? Receding gums […]

Chewing Ice Is it Bad for Your Teeth & Kids | Dr. Kami Hoss

Chewing Ice: Is it Bad for Your Teeth? Chewing ice is a common habit, but it’s also one you should break. Why is chewing ice bad for your teeth? It might seem like an innocent habit that satisfies the need to crunch on something, but the truth is that regularly chomping down on ice could […]

Are Juice Boxes Bad for Children’s Teeth | Dr. Kami Hoss

Are Juice Boxes Bad for Children’s Teeth? Many of us grew up drinking juice as a healthy way to get some of our daily fruit. However, pediatricians and dentists now discourage giving juice to kids on a regular basis. So, are juice boxes bad for children’s teeth and bodies? Why Do Dentists Caution Against Drinking […]

Toddler Cavities: How to Treat Cavities in Children

Cavities in children are not uncommon, but toddler cavities may be more surprising to many parents. So, are baby teeth more prone to cavities? Yes, but thankfully, there’s a lot you can do to prevent cavities in young children. Read on to learn how to take great care of your kids’ baby teeth and how […]

Cosmopolitan | Good advice for Bad Breath

Thankfully, it’s the 21st century and there are so many expert-approved ways you can make sure your breath on point. For the most part, they’re all pretty low-maintenance, but you may have to scale back your two to three cups of coffee a day and your **dumps garlic powder all over everything** habit. Below, we […]

Health | Think you can work on your own teeth? Think again!

Dangerous TikTok Trend Shows People Using Nail Files on Their Teeth—And Dentists Are Cringing Videos on the social media platform feature young influencers and amateurs showing off the dangerous tooth-smoothing technique, which involves grinding the enamel with an ordinary emery board or metal nail file. “I’m gonna file my teeth down with a nail file […]