Archive for October, 2018
3 Reasons Not to be Too Embarrassed to Go to the Dentist
If it has been awhile since you were at the dentist then you may feel embarrassed. If you have bad breath, obvious signs of decay, or gum disease, then you may be too embarrassed to talk to your dentist. The bad news is that this is only going to lead to your oral health getting worse. Your dental issues will get worse and they will cost more to fix.
This is why we recommend you contact without embarrassment. Read on to learn three…
Get Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions About Root Canals
Most people do not like the idea that they may need to have a root canal procedure done. It generally sounds much more serious than a traditional dental filling. Many people either don’t know much about these procedures or they misunderstand what they are. Today we are going to go over some of the most commonly asked questions about root canals. When you are done reading, contact to make an appointment with an area dentist.
What exactly is a root canal?
Root canal both describes the part…
Is Your Toothache an Emergency? Find Out When to Call the Dentist
Any toothache can feel like it’s an emergency but when is it really? Any pain in the tooth can be serious but if it happens to you beyond the hours of your local dentist, then you may not know what to do. Should you wait? Or should you request emergency dental care? Read on to get a better idea of whether or not your toothache is an emergency. Then reach out to to make an appointment with a local dentist.
If the tooth pain was caused by an…
Teeth Whitening is Just the Beginning of Your Cosmetic Dentistry Options
Only a person who has experienced embarrassment about their smile can understand just how upsetting it can be. Some people feel so uncomfortable about the way their teeth look that they avoid smiling or laughing altogether. Some people may cover their mouths when they laugh or smile. While most people know that teeth whitening can be a good solution to some cosmetic issues, they often don’t know that there are other solutions out there as well.
Veneers can completely change the way your teeth look
Veneers are often made…
The Truth About Morning Breath: Causes and Solutions
It doesn’t matter how well you brush or who often you floss – you are likely to have morning breath some of the time. This stinky problem occurs when a person wakes up and their breath is particularly bad. Depending on the cause and severity of your morning breath, there may be simple or complex steps to be taken. Read on to learn more. If you need help from an experienced dental professional, contact today.
Morning breath could be minor or severe
The first thing to cover is what morning breath actually is and what…
Why So Sensitive? Learn the Most Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity
Have you noticed that when you take a sip of a hot beverage, your teeth hurt? Do you get pain in your teeth when you eat ice cream or other very cold things? If you answered yes to either of these issues then it is likely you have sensitive teeth – and you are not alone. More than 40 million people in this country have tooth sensitivity.
The science behind tooth sensitivity
Your teeth have layers to them. When your teeth are healthy, you will have a layer of enamel…
Your Damage Tooth Could Be Saved if You Follow These Steps
The average healthy tooth is strong and can handle quite a bit of pressure before being damaged. However, even the healthiest of teeth have a breaking point. It could be a baseball to the face, falling down and hitting the concrete, or even biting into a hard piece of food and a tooth could break. If your tooth has sustained damage and you are not sure if it can be saved, then we urge you to follow the following steps.
Get to your dentist right away
The bottom line is that the…
Do You Have Extensive Oral Health Issues? A General Dentist is the Place to Start
If it’s been six months since your last dental cleaning and exam then you know you need to contact your local general dentist. But what about a person who has more extensive oral health issues? It is common for a person with serious dental issues to assume that they must go straight to a specialist but this is not the case. The reality is that visiting your local general dentist is the best way forward. We can…
Genetics Can Play a Significant Part in the Health of Your Teeth and Gums
It seems that every month there is a new discovery about how important genetics are to a person’s health. Many major diseases have markers that can be passed down, and those markers have been discovered. There are companies out there that will test your DNA to give not just information on who your ancestors were, but on potential health issues you may be at high risk for.
Genetic dentistry is another emerging field that couples genetics with dentistry. How much of an impact do genetics…
3 Reasons Your Oral Health is More Important Than You Realize
Most people start taking care of their teeth before they can even read. Most of us have learned that we should brush at least twice a day, that we should floss daily, and that we should visit our dentist twice a year for a general cleaning and exam. However, not everyone understands just how serious oral health is. Read on to find out three reasons that it may be more important than you think. Then contact to make an appointment with a dentist.