Regular dental check-ups, diligent brushing and flossing, and overall good care of teeth still cannot prevent tooth loss for countless individuals every year. Losing a tooth, or several teeth, can cause complications for a patient. Here are a couple tooth replacement options that are commonly used today: dental bridges, and dentures.
If you are missing one or more teeth, you may notice a difference in chewing and speaking. Bridges can help Read More
Taking care of your teeth involves more than simply brushing and flossing, although that is great start! Routine cleanings and checkups with your dentist are essential in taking care of your healthy smile. That is why it is important to start the search for the right dentist before you find yourself in a situation where you need immediate dental care.
Her are a few tips to help get you started in the search for your new family dentist.
Know your Dental Healthcare Benefits
Your choice of dentist might be Read More
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
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
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
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