Why A Dislodged Dental Crown May Be An Emergency Issue

If you have a number of dental crowns protecting your teeth, then you may experience a situation where the crown becomes completely dislodged. This is concerning and may require emergency treatment. Keep reading to learn why immediate treatment is necessary to ensure that a temporary crown is secured while a new one is created for your tooth. The Tooth Dentin Will Be Exposed The vast majority of dental crowns require the complete removal of the tooth enamel that sits across the surface of the tooth. Read More 

3 Tips For Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Cavity-Free

Cavities and tooth decay are something that should be avoided as much as possible at any age. However, it's especially important to have good dental habits from the beginning. Keeping your children's teeth cavity-free should be a priority. Around 42 percent of children ages 2 to 11 have cavities in their baby teeth while 21 percent of children ages 6 to 11 have cavities in their permanent teeth. The good news is that there are a few things that you can do to prevent tooth decay in your children's teeth. Read More 

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