January 18, 2024
Toothaches can strike at any time. Whether it’s some plaque you missed between your teeth or a sudden crack, you may find yourself on the receiving end of oral discomfort. In times like this, you may need to call your dentist for emergency dentistry, but until you can get into the chair, you might be on your own. That’s why you might need some home remedies to tie you over.
If you want some easy resolutions for tooth pain that you can do at home until your appointment, continue reading.
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December 15, 2023
Some patients are all too happy to invest in their smiles through cosmetic dentistry. Others are more skeptical. The same question often comes up among the latter group of patients: How long will it last? While there’s no definitive answer, this blog aims to shed some light on the average time certain treatments are expected to last.
Continue reading to finally answer your burning questions about cosmetic dentistry longevity!
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November 10, 2023
Dental implants are a wonder of modern dentistry. They mimic teeth in both form and function, allowing them to restore a smile to its original appearance and biting ability after tooth loss. While they are considered the pinnacle of tooth replacement, there are a few common misconceptions floating around about them. Here are a few little-known facts about dental implants to help people make informed decisions about them.
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October 13, 2023
Halloween comes around every year to remind us about the fun side of all things spooky, scary, and disturbing. However, the ghoulish abundance of candy thrown around does cause some concern among the dental community. Here are a few tips from your dentist to keep this season of freakishly fun frights from leading to dental emergencies down the road.
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September 8, 2023
Dental emergencies can occur unexpectedly, requiring immediate dental care. Whether it’s a broken tooth, a severe toothache, or any other urgent dental issue, being aware of what to expect during your emergency dental visit is crucial. Familiarizing yourself with the steps involved can help ease any anxiety and ensure you receive timely and effective care for your dental emergency. Read on as we walk you through the process of what to anticipate when facing a dental emergency.
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August 11, 2023
There are few common experiences that seem quite as frightening as having a tooth knocked out of its socket. Blows to the face, car accidents, or trauma from contact sports like football are all culprits for tooth avulsion (the medical term for a forcefully removed tooth).
So how would you weather such an event? Without knowledge or training, your first instinct would probably be to panic! As with most emergency situations, this would only make the problem worse. You need to see your dentist right away.
Continue reading for an anti-panic checklist that will help you get through this traumatic experience with confidence and keep your smile looking bright.
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July 5, 2023
Are you suffering from persistent jaw pain? If so, this could be due to temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMJ issues. Your jaw is a vital, intricate part of your body, enabling everyday functions like biting and chewing up your favorite foods. However, it’s prone to injuries. If you have symptoms like jaw clicking, headaches, or tenderness, you should schedule a visit to your dentist. Continue reading to discover why.
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June 6, 2023
Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures. It’s fast, easy, and can make a massive difference in how people look. More than that, just about everyone sometimes wishes that their smile could be a little bit brighter.
However, cosmetic dentistry is ideal for people who have otherwise healthy smiles that they want to improve the look of. If you have certain oral health problems, like cavities, you may want to have to deal with them before getting cosmetic dentistry. Here’s why that is, and how it may change the trajectory of cosmetic treatment for you.
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May 15, 2023
A dental bridge is an effective solution to replace 1 or more missing teeth in a row. They are supported by generations of success, but how long will a dental bridge last? Most traditional fixed bridges need to be replaced every 10 to 15 years, while an implant-supported solution can last for a lifetime. However, many factors affect their life expectancy. Here’s how you can get the most from your investment.
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April 3, 2023
Dental implants are one of the most popular tooth replacement options, but they’re also the only one that requires surgery. That means that dental implant aftercare tends to be much more involved than other tooth replacement options.
If you took time off to recover from dental implant surgery, you may want to live that to the fullest. For you, that might involve taking a trip. However, flying can sometimes be a problem after certain surgeries. If you’re looking to take a flight after dental implant surgery, here’s what you should know.
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