What to Do About a Cavity

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Did you suddenly notice a sharp pain while chewing or drinking? You might have a cavity. The treatment you need depends on the severity of the decay, but you will definitely need to see a dentist. In the meantime, there are some things you can do to make yourself more comfortable and prevent the problem… Read more »

Why Braces Are Medically Important

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Are your child’s teeth crowding, angling, or otherwise not coming in properly? If your child’s smile is beginning to look a bit crooked, you might be wondering how important it is to correct this problem with braces. Braces are very expensive. They are definitely an investment, even if you have the assistance of insurance, but… Read more »

Deciding to Pull a Tooth or Save It

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No one wants to have a hole in their mouth, but sometimes saving a tooth just isn’t possible or recommended. The decision is ultimately up to your dentist, and it will be based on an examination, x-rays, and other tests or information. Before going to the dentist, it is a good idea to know the… Read more »

Signs Your Child Needs a Braces Consultation

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It is important that you take your child to the dentist every six months for a routine checkup, but it may be necessary to make an extra appointment. If you have noticed that your child’s teeth do not seem to be coming in straight or if they are having issues getting their adult teeth, your… Read more »

Benefits and Advantages of CEREC Technology

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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

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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 »

When Your Child Should See the Dentist

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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 »