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Your First Week With Braces: Tips To Minimize Discomfort

03 February

Getting braces can be both exciting and a bit frustrating. You can’t wait to finally have the straight, perfect teeth of your dreams — but those first few days with the braces on your teeth are anything but comfortable! Thankfully, there are a lot of things you can do to minimize your discomfort during your […]

Frequently Asked Questions About All-On-4 Dental Implants

06 January

All-on-4 dental implants are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional implants and even dentures. Specifically, these unique dental implants allow you to transform the appearance of your entire smile using just four strategically placed implant posts on either side (top or bottom) of the mouth. How Is This Different? All-on-4 dental implants are different […]

Five Hints For Adjusting To Dentures

29 December

While getting new dentures can drastically improve life by making eating and smiling easier, they take some time to adjust to. Here are five tips for getting used to life with dentures. Wear Them They may not be very comfortable to begin with. They may even hurt and rub on your sensitive gums, but this […]

2 Tips To Getting Relief For A Pulpal Infection

12 December

A pulpal infection occurs when bacteria seeps underneath your tooth and contaminates your dental pulp. Your dentist will most likely need to perform a root canal in order to thoroughly remove the infection. The infection should be removed as quickly as possible since it can spread to other areas throughout your mouth. Before this happens, […]

What Risks Do Receding Gums Pose?

22 November

Receding gums is a common problem, especially with seniors and people who use tobacco products, but this is something that can happen to anyone. If your dentist tells you that your gums are beginning to recede, you should talk to him or her about treatment for this. Receding gums is not something you should ignore, […]

You Have Your First Baby: 4 Steps to Care for Their Developing Teeth

03 November

If you have a new baby, you want to make sure you provide them with the best care possible. Part of that care includes their developing teeth. If you’re a first-time parent, you might not realize this, but good oral hygiene and dental health begins before the first tooth appears. Here are four steps you […]

2 Tips To Prevent Your Gum Tissue From Becoming Infected When Battling A Vertical Root Fracture

14 October

Tooth fractures often happen due to extreme impact. The fracture can either result in a crack along the chewing surface or may result in a vertical root fracture. Vertical root fractures occur near the base of your tooth. This is where your root and dental pulp is located. These types of fractures are more difficult […]

Tooth Be Or Not Tooth Be: That Is The Question

28 September

If you have to have a tooth pulled, then you’ll have some other decisions to make regarding the space that’s going to be left from that tooth being removed. There are some different options you’ll have available to you. Your dentist will suggest one or more to you, but you’ll have the final decision, and […]

More Than A Breathing Problem | 4 Severe Health Consequences Of Untreated Sleep Apnea

09 September

If you’re like 83 percent of American adults, you drink coffee to boost your energy. While coffee and other caffeinated drinks may temporarily increase energy, they can also cause underlying health problems to go unnoticed. One such health problem is sleep apnea, which disrupts breathing during sleep. If you’re suffering from sleep apnea, you have […]

Sleep Apnea: How You Can Optimize The Effects Your Oral Appliance

23 August

Sleep apnea makes it hard to get a good night’s sleep. You may find yourself feeling lethargic, unmotivated, and even depressed when your sleep cycles are constantly interrupted. Luckily, your dentist can provide you with some serious relief by fitting you with an oral appliance to wear at bedtime. There are a few things you […]