Category Archives: General
What is Preventive Dental Care?
Oral health plays a significant role in the beauty of your smile and your overall well-being. However, tooth decay and gum disease can wreak havoc on your smile and affect your quality of life. Although they are treatable when caught early, it is better to prevent oral health issues before they occur or become more […]
An Overview of Preventive Dental Care
A healthy and beautiful smile boosts your confidence and supports your overall wellbeing. By practicing proper oral hygiene and attending regular checkups, you can keep your smile healthy as well as the rest of your body. When you have a dental infection, the bacteria can spread to the rest of your body, leading to a […]
All You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy
Many people often feel apprehensive when their dentist suggests root canal therapy. After all, most people have probably heard the old cliché, “I’d rather have a root canal.” Although many people think it is painful, root canal therapy is a pain-relieving treatment and surprisingly more common and safer than you think. What is Root Canal […]
What is the Difference Between a Filling and Inlays and Onlays?
You are probably familiar with dental filling since many people have at least one, but you might not be aware of the different types and how they’re used. Besides ordinary fillings, you can also restore your smile with an inlay or onlay. Read on to learn more about these types of restorations, and when your […]
What to Do About Sensitive Teeth
Millions of adults suffer from tooth sensitivity. When you eat hot or cold substances, you can experience sharp, temporary pain. Many things can cause sensitive teeth, and fortunately, there are ways to reduce it. First, consider the variety of things that could be the source of your dental sensitivity. What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Teeth sensitivity […]
Detecting Oral Cancer Before It’s Too Late
You probably know you should visit your dentist every six months for a cleaning, but did you realize that keeping your regular dental appointments might save your life? With the technological advancements in dentistry over the past few years, what was once considered an unfortunate diagnosis is now preventable. Today it is easier to detect […]
How to Handle Dental Emergencies
Dental emergencies can occur at any time, and whether your child has broken a tooth playing sports or you have a damaged restoration, it is best to be prepared. Delaying treatment can lead to further complications and can turn a small issue into a major problem. Take the time to prepare by creating an emergency […]
How Dental Care Helps Sleep Apnea
If you are one of the many adults diagnosed with sleep apnea, your dentist can help you enjoy better sleep through personalized dental treatment. Using innovative treatment such as specialized dental appliances, you can finally get the quality rest you need. Do I Have Sleep Apnea? One of the most challenging things about diagnosing sleep […]
Preparing for Dental Emergencies
Dental emergencies can come up out of nowhere, causing pain, damage, and financial headaches. The best way to prepare for a dental emergency is to plan ahead so that if something happens, you can act immediately. Having a plan will reduce stress and could mean the difference between saving or losing a tooth. Here are […]
Have You Cleaned Your Tongue Lately?
New information continues to make the connection between the health of our mouths and the rest of the body very clear. As a result, taking care of your teeth and gums moves higher on the self-care priority list. But what about your tongue? Like the rest of your mouth, your tongue is home to millions […]