Now that the blazing days of summer have passed and the brisk fall weather has arrived, you decide it is the perfect temperature for taking a nice walk outside. While walking, you trip on a crack in the sidewalk and fall face first, injuring your mouth. You panic, with no idea of the first steps to take to help yourself. Accidents are not fun, but unfortunately, they are a part of life. Dental injuries, like with any other body part, can be as minor as a bitten tongue, or something more severe, like a knocked out tooth. It is important to be prepared with what actions to take for both minor and severe dental accidents.
Do you feel that your smile is lacking some sparkle? Just like your face, your teeth have pores that can absorb the color of anything you put into your mouth. Wine, coffee, dark berries, and smoking are catalysts for staining teeth. Over time, the natural color of your teeth wears away and becomes darker due to these stains, making it virtually impossible to remove on your own. With the holidays quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to remove those unwanted dark stains and bring the white sparkle back to your grin. Continue reading to find out how easy it is to achieve the white smile you long for.
A dental deep cleaning, sometimes referred to as gum therapy, is a treatment that cleans between the gums and the teeth, down to the roots. This type of cleaning involves the removal of bacteria, tartar, and other harmful debris in the teeth and gums. This process can also be referred to as root planing or periodontal scaling and may require several visits in order to complete the treatment. It is more extensive than a standard cleaning and is designed to treat gum disease and stop it from becoming worse.
Any vampire or werewolf will tell you that healthy teeth are the most important tool of the trade. With something that important, you want to give it the best care you can. So, for all the little vampires and werewolves out there (and adults too) Halloween is a great time to ensure that you are maintaining the proper care of your teeth. Continue on to learn some tips to make sure that you and your family will have the healthiest fangs this Halloween season!
The process of getting dental implants includes multiple steps. However, the fact that it gives you the most natural-looking and feeling alternative to your natural teeth and is a long-lasting solution to missing teeth makes the treatment well worth the time and effort.
No matter how well they take care of their teeth, many of our patients still wind up with a cavity. Dental fillings are one of the most common dental conditions we treat here in our office. Rather than the traditional silver fillings, however, we also offer an alternative that doesn’t draw attention to the fact that you’ve had dental work done. Read on to find out more.
Your teeth are constantly being attacked by acid, sugar, and other harmful bacteria that threaten their health. They are armed, however, with a natural shield that protects your pearly whites from chemical and physical damage: the enamel.
Small imperfections such as a chipped tooth, a gap, or misshapen teeth can cause our patients to be dissatisfied with their smile. However, there is a quick and easy solution that can transform the look of your teeth and help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Read more to find out about this treatment.
While teeth are very strong, a cracked tooth is a common condition in adults. They can crack for a variety of reasons, but the good news is there are several treatments that can save your tooth from further damage.
Are you experiencing red or swollen gums? Do your gums bleed after brushing your teeth? If that is the case, you could be suffering from a common dental problem that is important to treat because it is not reversible — but we can keep it from getting worse. Read more to find out about this issue.