The phrase “sweet tooth fairy” was popularized by the 1990s sitcoms “The Real World” and “The Andy Griffith Show” and the film “Candy Crush Saga,” where it was often the reason for getting something for someone.
But a recent report from the American Association of Poison Control Centers found that “sweet” teeth are a more common problem than people may realize.
And the most common form of tooth disease is tooth decay, which affects the gum tissues and the enamel that protect the teeth from infection.
And a report released in April found that while people often say they have toothache or tooth sensitivity, they’re often more likely to get it if they have a toothache than if they don’t.
“The best way to prevent tooth pain is to prevent decay,” said Dr. Joseph Raffaelli, chief of the oral and oral care division at the American Academy of Family Physicians.
“If you’re not eating healthy foods, it’s more likely that you’re getting a tooth that isn’t healing properly.”
Dr. Raffielli said that some people with tooth problems may be allergic to certain foods, and that some other types of infections may also be to blame.
Tooth infections are the leading cause of preventable dental disease.
About a quarter of people have dental disease and about half have chronic tooth pain.
People who have gum disease can also have other conditions, such as heart disease, that can lead to the disease, Raffinaelli said.
For some people, tooth pain and tooth sensitivity can be relieved by oral health counseling and other dental health-related treatments.
But the condition of your teeth is the most important, Raffe said.
“You don’t want to get your teeth crushed.
You don’t need a crown.”
Raffiaelli said he recommends that people with dental pain, dental sensitivity, or other dental problems go to the dentist first.
“It’s better to go for the consultation if you’re very, very tired, and have no other alternative,” he said.
It can be expensive, but Dr. Jennifer McGlade, an assistant professor of orthodontics and oral medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, said people with chronic dental pain and dental sensitivity can have their teeth replaced with a crown.
She said it’s common to see people who have a dentist visit and not be able to see their teeth because of their pain.
“So they have no way of knowing they’ve lost their teeth,” she said.
McGlades said it can be very difficult to find a dentist who can treat a chronic dental problem, which can make it difficult to see a dentist.
She also said that the risk of developing a tooth infection is greater if someone has an oral infection or if they are taking antibiotics.
“They’re really putting the teeth at risk,” McGlace said.
Dr. Elizabeth K. Bouchard, the president and CEO of the American Dental Association, said that people who suffer from chronic tooth disease are at greater risk for other conditions like tooth pain, including gingivitis, which is a condition in which a tooth erupts.
In the summer months, people with gingiva are especially susceptible to tooth pain because they spend more time indoors, eating and drinking, and in general being in the sun, she said, adding that some gum disease is associated with the development of gingival atrophy.
“A lot of the time, they can’t get enough of the sun to get their teeth back,” she added.
The American Dylann Roof murders, the deadly 2012 shooting of a Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and the recent shootings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin all have echoes of racial tensions, Knee said.
Roof, who killed nine people at the Emanuel AME Church and wounded another nine in a church parking lot, was born with a congenital defect called dysarthria, a disorder that leaves one with no muscles or coordination in the jaw.
He was born in Georgia, and he has a history of mental illness, but the most recent mental health episode was in 2014, when he was charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend and then himself.
Knee described Roof as a “bad, violent man.”
“He was obsessed with himself, and this was a guy who was looking for his own identity,” Knee added.
“He had a lot of anger, a lot that was not in him.”