Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany

For Black History Month, we’d like to pay tribute to trailblazers and honor lesser-known people of color in the dental and oral surgery fields.  In 1919, Dr. Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany entered the freshman class at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (at the time known as the School of Dental and Oral Surgery) where […]

Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Headache Pain?

Article written by: Healthline Headaches can be traced to a variety of causes, including wisdom teeth that are emerging, impacted, or need to be removed. Keep reading to learn why wisdom teeth can cause headaches, and how to treat pain from wisdom teeth. Emerging wisdom teeth Your wisdom teeth typically come in between the ages […]

4 Home Remedies For Abscessed Teeth

Article Written By: Amy Freeman, Colgate You’re experiencing some serious pain in your mouth, and you think a dental abscess, a bacterial infection in the teeth or gums, might be to blame. Are there any home remedies for abscessed teeth that will help ease the discomfort while you’re waiting for your dentist appointment? You have […]