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Sep 17, 2018, 3:46 PM
Dry mouth can be frustrating and uncomfortable, but it can also cause a good amount of damage to your dental health. Dry mouth is caused by a number of factors, which can include certain autoimmune disorders, diabetes,…
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Aug 23, 2018, 8:46 PM
Dental implants are becoming a more and more popular choice for adults who may be missing teeth. If you’re able to undergo most routine dental procedures, you’re likely able to receive dental implants.
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Aug 7, 2018, 8:55 PM
It’s common to forget to wear your orthodontic retainer every now and then. Missing a night or two occasionally isn’t likely to cause too many problems, but if you forget to wear your dental retainer too often, your teeth…
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Jul 25, 2018, 10:00 PM
No matter how you choose to consume tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, etc.), you are doing damage to your oral and overall health. Tobacco use is widely associated with lung cancer, oral cancer, and gum…
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Jul 17, 2018, 6:57 PM
We know that having a baby on the way is a very exciting, stressful, and busy time! But we suggest adding one more thing to your pre-baby to-do list; a dental checkup! Receiving a dental cleaning and an exam during your…
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Jun 26, 2018, 2:03 PM
Stress is a common problem in today’s world. No matter who we are, stress will affect us at some point or another. However, what you may not know is that anxiety can have a profound effect on your dental and oral health, as…
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Jun 19, 2018, 4:07 PM
Dental crowns are one of the most common dental restorations. A crown is like a cap that covers a broken, damaged, or misshapen tooth, restoring the look and functionality of the tooth. Dental crowns are also placed over…
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May 24, 2018, 4:14 AM
Tooth infections are cause for concern for many reasons. They are painful and can put your tooth at risk. However, if you allow a tooth infection to go untreated, it can become dangerous and even life-threatening.
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May 11, 2018, 3:56 PM
Root canal therapy has become something to be feared and even ashamed of. It’s likely that you’ve heard something (either by word-of-mouth, on the internet, or in the movies) that has caused fear or anxiety about the process…
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Apr 12, 2018, 9:55 PM
Making sure to visit your regular dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and a checkup is a vital part of maintaining your oral health. However, your dentist is able to detect a lot more than just dental problems. He…
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Mar 29, 2018, 4:47 PM
Gapped teeth, also called diastema, is a distinct gap between the teeth. Diastema is a term most often used for describing the gap between the two front upper teeth, which is the most common gap. Around 50% of children under…
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Mar 16, 2018, 5:42 PM
It can be stressful and painful when you have a tooth knocked out. Luckily, there are a few ways for a knocked-out tooth to be saved and reinserted into the mouth, but the proper steps must be taken swiftly. It’s important to…
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Feb 28, 2018, 6:57 PM
Women who are going through menopause are more likely to suffer from dry mouth than they are at any other time in their lives. Dry mouth can cause quite a few dental problems, which is why women going through menopause are…
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Feb 13, 2018, 5:02 PM
There are several ways that teeth can become stained or discolored. The three main reasons for tooth staining discoloration are extrinsic stains, intrinsic stains, and age-related stains.
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Jan 29, 2018, 8:18 PM
Gum recession can cause embarrassment and lack of self-confidence due to the aesthetic effect it can have on your smile. However, it’s not just the appearance of receding gums that should cause concern. In fact, gum recession…