The Exciting World Of Dentistry

How To Improve Your Oral Health Between Cleanings: The Foods You Eat Matter

23 November

What you eat and drink is just as important to your oral health as brushing and flossing regularly. If you already go to the dentist twice a year, then you understand the importance of keeping your teeth clean. When you suffer from problems such as bleeding gums or frequent decay, your dentist may even recommend […]

Back To School With Braces: A Guide For Teens

23 November

Going back to school when you’ve gotten braces over the summer can be a bit intimidating. You’re not sure what your peers will think or how you’ll manage to navigate the cafeteria with this extra element of food restrictions. Remember, though, that thousands of kids return to school with braces each year. They’re okay, and […]

How to Treat Swollen Gums Between Dental Appointments

03 November

Gum discomfort can occur for numerous reasons, including nutritional deficiencies, certain prescription medications, and periodontal disease. If you notice a change in gum appearance or sensation, schedule an appointment with your dentist. But if you’re dealing with swollen and tender gums, you can also take the steps listed below to decrease your discomfort before you […]

What To Do If Your Child Knocks Out A Tooth

17 October

If your child comes running up to you because they accidentally knocked out a tooth, you need to know how to handle it. Just because a tooth has been knocked out doesn’t mean that it has to stay knocked out. There are things that you can do that will help the tooth start healing.  Handle It […]

Conservative Wisdom Tooth Removal: 4 Things You Need To Know About Having A Coronectomy

29 September

Have you been told recently that you need to have a coronectomy? While less common than traditional wisdom tooth removal, the coronectomy procedure is a more conservative procedure for removing problematic wisdom teeth. Here are four things you need to know about having a coronectomy. 1. A Coronectomy Treats Impacted Wisdom Teeth When a wisdom […]

Can A Tooth Abscess Cause A Blood Infection?

02 August

Decaying teeth are the demon with a tooth abscess because dead tissue and harmful bacteria are the direct results of an infection in the center of your tooth. The white blood cells/pus gathers and will need to be treated with antibiotics. Sometimes, it leads to sepsis which is a blood infection. Continue reading to see […]

3 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Teeth Clean On A Camping Trip

02 August

If you are planning to go camping during your next vacation, you may be concerned that your teeth will suffer from the event. After all, there will be no traditional bathroom sink as there is in your home, and you may not feel as though you can clean your teeth properly. Here are a few […]

3 Things To Do If Your Toddler Chips A Tooth

02 August

With the amount of time that toddlers spend exploring the world around them, it’s no surprise that injuries are bound to happen. While some injuries can be treated at home, other injuries, such as those that affect the teeth and gums, should be evaluated by a dental professional. To learn more about how to handle […]

How Dentists Predict That Your Teenager Will Need His/Her Wisdom Teeth Removed

18 July

If you have recently been informed by your family dentist that your teen’s wisdom teeth will need to be removed, you may be wondering how it is your dentist would know that when your teen’s wisdom teeth have not erupted yet. There are actually several indicators that a dentist looks at, which help him or […]

2 Tips To Prevent Your Inlays And Onlays From Developing A Bacterial Infection

29 June

If you suffer from cavities and other tooth decay, then your dentist may suggest getting inlays and onlays. This dental restoration works to patch up the areas of your teeth that have been damaged by tooth decay. Inlays and onlays work just as well as traditional fillings and crowns. While inlays and onlays work well […]