What To Do If Your Tooth Is Knocked Out In A Car Accident

Car accidents can wreak havoc on your entire body, including your mouth. It's fairly common for people to experience dental trauma when in a car accident due to hitting their faces on hard parts of the car, like a wheel, dashboard, or the edge of a window. If you've realized that you're missing one or more teeth after the accident, here's what you need to do to ensure your dental health. Read More 

Food Under The Gums: Common, Irritating, And Urgent

It happens to most people -- you realize one day that part of your gums are swollen, usually right at the gumline in between two teeth. This alarming appearance usually has a simple cause: Something got stuck under your gumline and created a lot of irritation. This is not something that will go away on its own, but you may be able to take care of it yourself. There is always the chance that it could need immediate care from a dentist if you don't start healing it now. Read More 

3 Reasons Why It’s Never Too Late To Get Braces

When you think about people who have braces, you probably think of children or teens who still have growing teeth and are trying to ensure everything comes in correctly as they enter adulthood. But if you are already an adult and your smile isn't as you would like it to be, there's no reason why you can't decide to get braces a little later on in life. Here are three reasons why you should contact your dentist about getting adult braces today. Read More 

Considering Dental Implants: 4 Steps You Should Take Before You Make Your Decision

If you're suffering from the advanced stages of gum disease, and you're going to be losing your permanent teeth as a result, you may be considering dental implants. Dental implants provide a multitude of benefits, including the fact that they're a permanent replacement for your missing teeth. However, the decision to have dental implants shouldn't be entered into lightly. Because the procedure requires surgery, you'll need to make sure that you're fully prepared. Read More 

Suggestions To Keep Your Mouth In Great Shape

Dental professionals provide important in-office care to help ensure that your teeth and gums remain healthy. Still, restorative and preventive treatments alone do not sufficiently protect your oral health. The dental care that you provide to your mouth at home is also important. As a result, dentists offer advice to help ensure that your teeth and gums receive proper care even when you are away from the dental office.  Here are a few homecare suggestions that dentists offer to keep your mouth in great shape. Read More