Why do I have a smelly tooth? How can I fix stop it smelling?

reasons you might have a smelly tooth

A smelly tooth or bad breath can be terrible thing to endure, and also to inflict on others! Whether you have noticed it yourself or it has gotten to the stage that someone else has commented, there are plenty of reasons why a tooth may smell bad.

Why do I have a smelly tooth?

1. The tooth has started to decay

If the tooth has stated to decay there are bad bacteria that are eating away at enamel (outside layer) and inner layers of the tooth. This is one of the most common causes of a smelly tooth. Decay is important to get fixed by a dentist before it gets worse!

2. The tooth is not clean and there is bacteria build up

If the tooth or gums are not clean there is bacteria on the tooth that can smell very bad. The bacteria will smell till you get the tooth cleaned well!

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Does Invisalign hurt? Do invisible braces hurt like normal braces?

does invisalign hurt

Does Invisalign hurt? We know that other type of braces can hurt, but what about the invisible braces? When you get Invisalign or clear aligners you should not necessarily expect to feel pain or discomfort. Some people do however get a surprising amount of pain or soreness. Usually this discomfort is a great sign that the Invisalign is working!! But you should try and figure out what type of pain is happening to figure out how to fix it!

So Does Invisalign hurt? The types of discomfort people feel with invisible braces

Clear aligners are one of the most popular new types of braces used to straighten teeth. Invisalign is the most recognised international brand that dentists use to provide clear aligners braces. Three different type of pain or discomfort that people with Invisalign can get are

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Six Best Celebrity Teeth Before and After Dental Makeovers

Niall horan before and after braces and dental work

People love celebrities. We like many things about them, we even like their teeth! Celebrity teeth and before and after celebrity dental makeovers are very popular and many people want to see before and after celebrity dental work. Whether its braces, invisalign, tooth whitening, veneers or even implants – the before and afters of celebrity teeth can be astonishing!

Celebrity Teeth Makeovers

I thought I would combine some of the best celebrity dental work to help celebrate the important effect a nice smile can have on even an already famous face.

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Can You Straighten Teeth Without Braces?

Orthodontics (tooth straightening) and braces have improved a great deal since the days of the old school metal braces. So can we straighten teeth without braces?

Traditional metal braces are still one of the most common options used by dentists and orthodontist to straighten teeth. But you might be interested to know that though there are a few other ways that teeth can appear straighter.

Options to straighten teeth without braces

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Best Valentine’s Day Teeth Images for Social Media

valentines love teeth love heart hands

Valentine’s Day (like pretty much every holiday) is a great time to promote healthy teeth and a beautiful smile. Whether just you just want to let your patients know you care, or want to celebrate being a tooth lover with other tooth lovers, check out some of the best Valentine’s Day teeth funny images I could find. My favourite is the x-ray with the love heart teeth!

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How Many Wisdom Teeth Do People Have?

how many wisdom teeth

A wisdom tooth is the tooth most towards the back of the mouth. Wisdom teeth typically appear between the ages of 17-24. There is not always enough space for wisdom teeth. Often people experience pain, discomfort or infection from wisdom teeth. But how many wisdom teeth do we have?

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I made a Tooth Crush Game App for iPhone and Android!

Hi guys, if you look in the side bar you might notice I am promoting a free fun dental game I made! It’s called TOOTH CRUSH.


The aim of Tooth Crush is to smash as many of the cute flying teeth as possible! You can get high scores and combinations as well.

I’m an Australian dentist who just wanted to make something a little bit different for the app store for those of us who loves teeth but want something a little badass.

I’d love for you to check it out on the iTunes App Store



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