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Nov 9, 2018, 8:44 PM
After wisdom teeth are removed, you are at risk for a condition known as ‘dry socket.’ While this condition can occur after the removal of any teeth, it’s most common after wisdom tooth removal. This condition can be very…
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Oct 22, 2018, 9:50 PM
Human teeth are incredibly strong and durable and, if we take proper care of them, our teeth can last us a lifetime. However, wear and tear on the teeth is normal as we age, which means we’ll need to be even more vigilant…
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Oct 8, 2018, 9:52 PM
Migraines and headaches can be caused by certain dental problems. Some patients who suffer from chronic migraines and head pain have even found that treatment for these dental problems can help to reduce or eliminate their…
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Sep 27, 2018, 9:59 PM
Most people know enough about dental cavities to understand how to prevent them and how they develop. We know that good at-home oral hygiene in addition to regular visits to the dentist are the best ways to keep dental…
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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…