3 Ways To Prevent Cavities

One dental challenge that is common to almost everyone is tooth decay. More than 90 percent of Americans have experienced cavities during their adulthood, so this is an ongoing threat to oral health for most of us. Despite the prevalence of cavities in the United States, there are many ways to keep them at bay for a … [Read more...]

Reasons Why You May Have Discomfort After Getting a Dental Crown

  While dental crowns have a long-term survival rate that exceeds 90 percent, like any type of dental restoration, they can present challenges. After a dental crown is placed, you should not ordinarily expect to feel any discomfort. If you do, it is important to understand what might be happening and know when … [Read more...]

What to Expect from Your First Visit With a Cosmetic Dentist

Most of us have visited a general dentist for regular checkups at some point in our lives, but if you’re thinking about visiting a cosmetic dentist for the first time, you may be wondering how the experience will differ. The short answer is: parts of it will seem very familiar to you, but you will have an opportunity … [Read more...]

5 Tips If You Have A Dental Emergency

The Boy Scouts of America have long had the motto “be prepared,” and it is a good phrase to live by. Understanding the best steps to take if you experience a dental emergency can make the difference between an unfortunate incident that ends well and one that generates far more concern, stress and worry. Here are a … [Read more...]

What Toothpaste Should I Use?

If you go to the dentist for regular checkups, you undoubtedly have been encouraged to brush your teeth twice a day. Brushing your teeth is helpful for several reasons, the most important being that it disrupts the bacteria plaque that forms on your teeth after eating or drinking. But not all toothpastes are created … [Read more...]

Signs You May Have an Abscessed Tooth

Even if we take good care of our teeth by brushing and flossing daily and seeing our dentist for regular check ups, we can encounter a dental injury that puts us at risk for a tooth abscess. Contact sports collisions or even something as innocent as biting down hard on a nut or popcorn kernel can cause a chip or … [Read more...]