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Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after


When you need a root canal? If the cause of your teeth pain is serious decay or infection in the tooth pulp, your dentist may recommend a root canal. A root canal is a multi-step dental procedure that involves removing the infected tooth pulp (and sometimes the nerve) from a tooth, and sealing it to protect against future teeth pain.  Not all types of teeth pain are indications for a root canal. But signs of infection severe enough to...


6 Home Remedies For A Toothache That Will Make The Pain Go Away


It may not be the most interesting topic, but this article will sure bring joy to those who are oftentimes bothered with a severe toothache. It is not a problem of modern times, and historical records show that even cavemen had cavities, but there were not dentists at the time to treat their problem.But, same as this ache has been here since always, there are particular natural remedies that ‘share the same age’ as the ailment they are meant...


Ultimate guide to dental emergencies


Today, I want to talk about dental emergencies that we see in the dental office every day and how to best manage them. I get a lot of calls from patients especially over the weekend that they cracked a tooth or are experiencing a toothache. These situations can be stressful for patients so it is good to know some basic home remedies to deal with these situations and also learn how to prevent dental emergencies. Any trauma to the mouth that...


Things to do when you child has a dental emergency


Dental problems for kids may arise suddenly. When a tooth becomes dislodged or broken, when debris becomes lodged between your child’s teeth, or when your child suffers from severe discomfort that you cannot alleviate, we offer emergency dentistry services. Your child’s best interest and comfort are always our top priorities.Toothache: Clean the area of the affected tooth. Rinse the mouth thoroughly with warm water or use dental floss to...


How to Save a Tooth That Gets Accidentally Knocked Out


Maybe it was a sports injury, a bite from an apple or your child’s head slamming into your mouth, but whatever the cause, you find yourself holding your tooth in your hand. Before you panic, know that in many cases a knocked-out tooth can be saved and reimplanted. You just have to act fast.Take Precautionary Measures ImmediatelyThe first thing you want to make sure of is that you are holding the tooth by the crown and not the root. The roots...


How to find an emergency dentist


If you have ever been in a situation where you need an emergency dentist, you know that it is not the easiest thing to identify and go to one when you are already in an emergency dental situation. Dental accidents happen, just like regular accidents, when people least expect them and often on their leisure time. Most people have no idea who they would call under these circumstances which often leads to panic. It is important to know how to find...


Avoid the ER when you have a dental emergency


This year, over 800,000 Americans will end up in the ER for a dental emergency. That number continues to rise each year, and it’s costing a fortune.The averages ER visit can run you $1000-$2000 per visit, and in a vast majority of cases, they were not able treat the cause of the problem. So, on top of the high ER bill, the patient was referred to a dentist, where they likely spent only a few hundred more dollars for treatment.ER visits cost...


Seven steps to do when your tooth gets knocked out


As a general rule, the sooner a tooth can get back into its socket inside the mouth, the better chance it has to survive long-term.1. When a tooth gets knocked out, it is important to pick it up while only touching the crown of the tooth (the crown is the part of the tooth that is normally visible inside your mouth.)  If you can’t find the tooth try as hard as you can to find it.  Although aspiration rarely occurs, it is possible that...


What are orthodontic dental emergencies?


At first, having orthodontic treatment may take a little getting used to. It isn't uncommon to experience a bit of soreness when appliances are first put on, or some minor aches as teeth begin moving into new positions. Yet it's comforting to know that genuine orthodontic emergencies are rare.If you think you may have an emergency, however, the first step is to determine the severity of the problem: Is it an urgent situation that requires...


How can you prevent injuries like tooth fractures, chipped teeth, broken teeth, cracked teeth, fractured teeth and other tooth trauma?


How can you prevent injuries like tooth fractures, chipped teeth, broken teeth, cracked teeth, fractured teeth and other tooth trauma 1.  Have dental checkups every 6 months to discover problems early and receive treatment before decay undermines tooth structure or fillings and weaken them, predisposing them to fracture.2.  Have dental crowns placed on teeth that have undergone root canal therapy as soon as recommended by your dentist...



Invisalign Treatment Process and Its Benefits

Invisalign Treatment Process and Its Benefits

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The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

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Floss or not to floss

Floss or not to floss

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Parents guide for dental health for kids

Parents guide for dental health for kids

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Patients guide to sedation dentistry

Patients guide to sedation dentistry

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The guide to dental implants

The guide to dental implants

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Top 12 things to look for in a good dentist

Top 12 things to look for in a good dentist

Finding the best dentist is a bit difficult, but finding a good dentist can be...
Ultimate guide to dental emergencies

Ultimate guide to dental emergencies

Today, I want to talk about dental emergencies that we see in the dental office...
Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after

Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after

When you need a root canal? If the cause of your teeth pain is serious decay...
Things to do when you child has a dental emergency

Things to do when you child has a dental emergency

Dental problems for kids may arise suddenly. When a tooth becomes dislodged or...
When Will My Baby Start Getting Teeth?

When Will My Baby Start Getting Teeth?

TeethingTeething, the process of baby (primary) teeth coming through the gums...
What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?

What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?

What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?Tooth brushing is one of the most...
Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)

Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)

Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)Parents are often concerned...
How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?

How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?

How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?Good oral hygiene removes bacteria and the left...
Brushing, flossing, and eating healthy for kids

Brushing, flossing, and eating healthy for kids

Brushing tips for kidsStarting at birth, clean your child's gums with a soft...
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