Choose a Pediatric Dentist for Your Child's Smile
Contact sports are an admirable hobby or profession to partake in, but they’re typically not one that goes together well with traditional braces. If you want a straighter-looking smile but you’re worried about whether it’s safe to wear braces, here’s what your options are for achieving that smile without breaking your dental investment.
Sublingual braces are one of the best options for people who play sports. They’re almost exactly like traditional metal braces, as they use the same types of brackets and wires and have the same capability of improving severely crooked bites. Read More»
Just the words “root canal” can create all sorts of less-than-positive connotations in the mind. You might want to consider, however, that this very common dental procedure is getting an unfair rep. It would be a pity for those who could benefit from this simple procedure to put it off due to misconceptions. Read on to find out more about this procedure and set the record straight on some old and useless myths. Read More»
It is extremely important to schedule your dental cleanings once every six months to remove all of the tartar from the teeth. And, while the cleaning appointment may seem like it requires no work on your part, there are certainly a few things you should be doing to prepare for the appointment. Keep reading to learn what these things are.
Brush Your Teeth
Some people believe that they can skip their morning brushing if they are going to the dentist for a cleaning. Read More»
Dental emergencies can occur at any time, and it is useful to know what to do when an emergency happens. If you have an adult tooth that comes loose because of a fall, or a tooth falls out, fast action is necessary to save the tooth. If you have pain in a tooth, pain relievers and an ice pack may work temporarily. If the problem is an abscess, you will need treatment as soon as possible to relieve the infection and your pain. Read More»
You need to get your wisdom teeth out as an adult, which can be more of an invasive procedure as you get older than if you were to have had your wisdom teeth taken out as a teen. Most people get their wisdom teeth taken out at a younger age when they first start to erupt before they begin to get crowded and painful, but for one reason or another, you might still have yours. Read More»