How Often You Should Change Your Toothbrush (And Other Dental Tips)

When was the last time you changed your toothbrush? How do you decide when to buy a new one? Most people use their toothbrushes far longer than recommended. The reason that toothbrushes can come so cheaply is because they are supposed to be a consumable. The American Dental Association recommends replacing your toothbrush every three… Read more »

Root Canal or Tooth Extraction? Differences and Benefits

Whenever possible, a good dentist will try to save your existing teeth. There are a lot of benefits to keeping your own teeth rather than getting extractions and dental appliances. However, sometimes saving the tooth is not possible. Here’s what you need to know. What Is a Root Canal? A root canal is a treatment… Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

You know that if you break a bone or cut your hand you go to the emergency room or urgent care for immediate medical treatment. But what do you do when your emergency involves your mouth? Emergency rooms and urgent cares are not equipped to handle the various problems that can cause tooth pain. Whether… Read more »

Benefits and Advantages of CEREC Technology

Have you ever had to have a crown? If so, you have already experienced the traditional process for getting a crown. If not, you have probably heard of the cost and how long it takes. Today, there is a new technology from CEREC that allows crowns to be completed in just one day. Here are… Read more »

Four Daily Habits That Will Protect Your Oral Health

Are you concerned about your oral health? If not, you should be. Your oral health has a massive effect on your overall health. It affects nutrition, bone density in the jaw, and can spread infection to the rest of the body. As part of protecting your oral health, you should see your dentist for an… Read more »

Three Reasons Not to Put Off Dental Pain

Whether it is dental anxiety or financial burden that keeps you from the dentist, there are some very good reasons not to put off dental pain. Many people will ignore dental pain until it simply becomes too unbearable and something must be done. Unfortunately, by this point the dental work you need may be greatly… Read more »

When Your Child Should See the Dentist

The health of your children is important, and you probably make sure that you follow your pediatrician’s recommended well child visit and vaccination schedule. Just like you protect your child’s overall health, you also need to protect their dental health. Even though your child’s milk teeth are not permanent, your child’s oral health now greatly… Read more »

Recognizing Dental Anxiety and Facing It Head-on

No one ever really wants to go to the dentist. It is not something that very many people enjoy. Yet at what point does dread about the dentist become dental anxiety? Here’s how to recognize dental anxiety and what you can do about it. Symptoms of Dental Anxiety When you have dental anxiety, the feeling… Read more »

Four Ways Your Dentist Can Combat Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a serious problem. After all, if you’re afraid to go to the dentist, you can’t take care of your teeth and gums very well. Then, you end up staying away from your dentist’s office until you’re in too much pain to ignore it. Instead of preventing dental problems, your dentist can only… Read more »

Three Signs You Need to See a Dentist

Almost no one wants to go to the dentist. It is something that you really have to do for your health, but few people enjoy it. There are some instances that seeing a dentist is absolutely necessary. Here are three signs you need to see a dentist in the near future. Dental Pain If you… Read more »