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What Is Mucocele And How Can It Be Treated?

A mucocele is a mucous cyst that appears to be clear or bluish. It occurs on your lips, the roof of the mouth, and tongue. It can cause discomfort when you chew, speak and swallow. The good thing is that it resolves on its own. How it forms? Your saliva moves from the salivary gland […]

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Does your Tooth Taste Weird?

There are several possible reasons your tooth tastes weird. One of the most common is an infection. Your tooth will taste weird if there is discharge from an abscess as it empties in your mouth. You will also notice a bad smell if the infection is in the gum or jawbone. Fortunately, you will quickly […]

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What Can Flossing Do For Me?

What Can Flossing Do For Me? Most people don’t enjoy flossing their teeth. Some of our patients even ask our dentists at Kane & Kerper Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, “What can flossing do for me?” You may think that flossing is just to maintain your smile and keep it pretty and healthy. However, maintaining a […]

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My Tooth Tastes Weird

There are several possible reasons why your tooth tastes weird. One of the most common causes is an infection caused by discharge from an abscess that empties in your mouth or an infection in your gum or jawbone. If the infection is still at its early stage, the bad taste typically isn’t accompanied with pain. […]

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Gums are Swollen

“My gums are swollen” is a common complaint among our patients at Kane & Kerper Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. Though there are several reasons your gums could be swelling, the most common cause is gingivitis. Gingivitis Gingivitis is an inflammation of your gums caused by a bacterial infection. If it’s left untreated, it can lead […]

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Can Flossing Pull Out a Filling?

Flossing should be an essential part of your dental hygiene routine. But some of you may wonder, “Can flossing pull out a filling?” It’s true that flossing may pull up a filling. But it doesn’t happen all the time. Reasons fillings may fall out There are several reasons dental fillings can fall out, and one […]

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My Tooth Aches Only at Night

Nighttime tooth pain can be the result of several factors. Some of them aren’t even related to your tooth problem. When you complain about why “my tooth aches only at night,” you should visit your dentist to know how it can be resolved. Tooth pain, whether it occurs at night or in daytime, is a […]

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What Could Be Causing Pain in My Gums?

All of us could suffer from dental problems. Thus, it’s ideal to maintain a good home dental care routine and visit your dentist for regular dental checkups. Professional dental cleanings are also essential to ensure that your mouth is in healthy condition. When you think about dental problems, you’re likely to consider cavities found in […]

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I’m Pregnant and My Tooth Broke

You’ve probably heard of the saying that “you’ll lose a tooth or break a tooth for every baby.” This belief, of course, is out of date. Although hormonal changes as a result of pregnancy can lead to a pregnancy gingivitis, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re going to have dental problems if you’re pregnant. If […]

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Does Teeth Whitening Work?

Teeth whitening works as long as it’s performed by your dentist. It’s important to remember that the government doesn’t actually regulate OTC teeth whiteners. Most of them are ineffective, especially if you’re using over-the-counter products without ADA seal. Our teeth will get darker as we grow old. For some people, however, their teeth turn brownish […]

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