Toothache Tips

Does your tooth hurt? What should you do? A toothache may come and go, but when your tooth aches it gets your full attention in a hurry.

Teeth can hurt from a variety of reasons. The tooth could be cracked; The tooth could have a large cavity or maybe just a small cavity that occurs in a precisely bad place (close to a nerve); The tooth could have an exposed root; There could be an infection around the Read More

Objects stuck between teeth

We’ve seen it before, and it goes without saying… but: No foreign objects belong in between your teeth unless a trained dental professional is using sterilized and proper materials to treat you or clean your teeth in a dental Read More

Cut / Bitten Lip or Tongue

It happens – moving fast, talking fast or activities get a little rough or out of control…
An injury or cut to the lip or tongue can taste worse than it is. They also tend to heal fast. However, being gentle during initial treatment of the injury and during recovery (leaving it be!) can be a challenge.

 

Here is what to do when you have a cut lip, cut tongue or bitten lip or bitten Read More

Broken Tooth

Do you have a knocked out or broken tooth?  An injury such as a broken or completely knocked out tooth is a dental emergency and must be attended to by a dentist. What should you do in the meantime?

Most often, the missing tooth cannot be saved but time is still of the utmost importance if there is any chance. Any further damage to the surrounding bone or tissue could cause further infection or Read More