Does a root canal really hurt?

Does a root canal really hurt?

Root canals have a bad reputation. Just the mere mention of the treatment can produce a cringing expression to the listener as if he or she is on the dentist chair, mouth wide open and getting the 21st century version torture method of the Spanish inquisition. Well,...
Can chewing gum prevent cavities?

Can chewing gum prevent cavities?

Do you chew gum? According to surveys approximately 50% of Americans chew gum, averaging about 170 servings per person per year. Why do people chew gum? The reason most people give for chewing gum is to freshen their breath. People also chew gum to stave off hunger,...