How Does Diabetes Impact Oral Health?
DIABETES (ANY TYPE) tends to make good dental health a much more difficult goal to achieve, and poor oral health also makes diabetes harder to control. More than one in five diabetics will develop a form of gum disease, which […]
Are tooth extractions an emergency?
Tooth Extractions As a child, losing a tooth is a happy occasion. This is not the case for adults especially if it is unexpected and results in one or many emergency tooth extractions. Many times, people do not perceive dental […]
Dental Bone Grafting
How dental bone graft works? When a person with good general health loses a tooth due to periodontal disease, injury, or another infection, a dental implant is an excellent, safe, and lasting solution. Dental bone grafting is a very popular […]
Smoking With Dental Emergencies
If you are a smoker, that last thing you want to hear when an emergency strikes is that it’s time to kick the habit. In fact, studies show smokers use this vice to manage their pain with an increase in […]
Why A Dental Exam?
You find yourself in a dental chair while the dentist examines your mouth to address your primary dental emergency. But in addition, there are a number of different things that they are noting and observing. All of this is included […]
Know the Stages of Tooth Decay
While the tooth fairy may come overnight, the process of tooth decay happens gradually over time, often being unnoticed. Knowing where you are in the process helps determine what needs to be done. Most people assume that a resultant cavity […]
Oral Cancer Facts
As we celebrate National Gum Care Month, we hope to highlight some gum conditions. Disorders such as periodontal disease are important and deserve attention. But others, like oral cancer, need awareness as well. The most common symptom is a sore in the […]
Dental Emergency and Pregnancy
Special Considerations and Expert Solutions Pregnancy is a time for lots of change. Between doctor’s appointments and preparing for your new arrival, it can be easy to overlook dental health. Understanding the changes that occur with oral health during pregnancy […]
Jaw Pain and Emergency
Generalized discomfort in the face and jaw pain can make it difficult to function in day to day activities like talking, chewing, or even smiling. This discomfort can be sudden or gradually get worse over time. In addition, there can […]
Soft-Tissue Dental Emergency
Dental emergencies don’t take a vacation, and teeth aren’t the only thing in the mouth to worry about. You can get cuts and scrapes in your mouth just like other parts of your body. Soft-tissue dental emergencies of the cheeks, […]
Root Canal Information
You just found out you need a root canal. Although you have never had one before, you are already anxious because of what you heard about root canals. Root canals, or root canal therapy, are not as scary as they […]
Dental Infection Can Be Deadly
It is tempting to ignore that pain in your jaw and figure it will eventually go away. Or you might put it off until the timing is more convenient. But dental infections can become very serious very fast. Putting off seeing […]
Questions Considering Dental Emergency
When you experience a dental emergency, sometimes you don’t know if you need to go to the dentist or not. Here are some questions that can help point you in the direction you need to go and help you decide […]
Problems Your Dentist Explains
Most of the time when you go to the dentist, it is for specific problems, like a toothache. There isn’t a lot of time to sit around and talk. While the dentist helps you remedy your current distress, there are other […]
Find Out The Facts About The Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation
Getting your teeth cleaned and examined may seem like a routine procedure at this point. However, do you ever wonder exactly what your dentist is looking for? Aside from the normal cavities and plaque build-up, what makes a healthy mouth? […]
What’s the Difference Between a Regular Cleaning & a Debridement Cleaning?
You go to your regular dentist for a simple cleaning and are told you need a debridement instead. Is this a dental emergency? What have you been doing that lead to this? Most importantly, if your cleanings were covered, will […]