Got a Toothache? Try These At-Home Remedies

No one likes having a toothache. The discomfort, swelling, and pain while eating or drinking can be enough to put anyone in a bad mood – and make them want to get to a dentist right away. But what do you do if you can’t get into your dentist’s office? Here are a few at-home … Continued

Thumb Sucking and Your Child’s Teeth

If you look through the windows of your kid’s school or daycare, you’re bound to see a few kids sucking on their thumbs. This is a common habit in infants and very young children, and one that usually goes away before the child enters elementary school. However, some children have a more difficult time breaking … Continued

How Do You Recognize a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency is a problem with the teeth, gums, bone, and supporting tissue that requires urgent intervention by a professional. Pain doesn’t always accompany emergencies, although it is often a sign that something needs to be checked. The unpleasant sensation can come from the tooth, gums, or surrounding tissue. It can also feel like … Continued

Tooth Whitening: Procedure, Types, Side Effects and Risks

Tooth whitening is performed to lighten tooth color, not necessarily render teeth brilliant white as the term might suggest. It is achieved by changing the color or removing the formation of stains. Tooth bleaching is when chromogens on or within the tooth are chemically degraded. Most whitening products have hydrogen peroxide as their active ingredient. When this … Continued

When is it Time to Repair Your Dental Bridge?

Cosmetic dentistry can solve a whole host of issues, from medical problems due to an improper bite to helping to build confidence by straightening or whitening teeth, there are a wide array of issues that can be solved through cosmetic means. While any kind of cosmetic dental procedure will leave you with an improved smile, … Continued