The Difference Between Sensitive Teeth vs. Sensitive Gums

Sensitive teeth and sensitive gum issues can sometimes be confused with one another. At ToothMatters Dental Clinic we are happy to help our patients understand the difference! Pain related to sensitive teeth occurs when your tooth enamel is worn down, or your gum line has receded exposing the dentin of your tooth. Dentin is the […]

Banish Bad Breath with These Dental Hygiene Hacks!

Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath, is a condition that affects countless people around the world. It significantly impacts self-esteem and confidence. Although it is not a terminal condition or a life-threatening disease, it is still a serious health issue that needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency. It is time to […]

The Wisdom Tooth Extraction Recovery Period

After your wisdom teeth extraction, one of the first questions typically asked is, “How long is the recovery period?” A wisdom teeth extraction is considered to be a major dental surgery. In this procedure, sedatives are used and specific instructions must be followed before, during and after the surgery. While the wisdom teeth extraction procedure ends […]