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If you have a question about your dental health or appearance, it’s best to speak with a qualified dental professional — a dentist, oral health therapist, hygienist or specialist (for example, an orthodontist).

But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start or what to even ask. That’s why we’ve compiled some of the most common symptoms, concerns, and conditions to give you rough guidance before (or even after) you speak with a professional. Whether you’re experiencing symptoms like pain or discomfort, or maybe just mulling whether you want to straighten a few crooked teeth, a little bit of basic info might help you get started.

Explore popular dental questions and concerns below.

Teeth and Gums Teeth and Gums From funky breath to bleeding gums, explore common questions and topics related to your teeth and gums. Read More Teeth and Gums Beyond Teeth Your oral health is about more than just brushing teeth (though that’s important too!). Explore a variety of health topics related to your mouth and jaws. Read More Appearance Appearance A healthy smile is a beautiful thing, but it’s also common to wonder about the way your teeth or gums look. Read More Pain and Sensitivity Pain and Sensitivity Why do teeth sometimes hurt? What makes them feel sensitive? Is it normal? Find out causes behind dental discomfort and what you can do about it. Read More
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