Category: General Dentistry

Chewing: Things That Shouldn’t Happen

There is one primary thing that should happen when you chew: It should work well, allowing you to comfortably break down your food. However, if this isn’t happening, then it’s important for you to recognize that all is likely not on track with your oral health. What types of problems may occur, you wonder? Let’s… Read more »

Dental Care: Easy Rules To Live By

We often find that patients have a lot of questions about who needs to practice which type of dental care and when. While you may think that there’s quite a massive grey area whether you’re curious about when to come in for something like a filling or which members of your household require certain types… Read more »

Oral Cancer: Things To Cut Out

When given the option between protecting yourself against oral cancer or instead, doing things to promote it, chances are good you’d prefer to avoid it! Unfortunately, you may not be sure what you should be doing to keep it from happening. Some culprits that you should avoid are more obvious than others. Let’s quickly soar… Read more »

Allergy Season: 2 Things To Note

The most beautiful season of the year (according to many) is on its way. Before it shows up, is there anything you’re a bit worried about? If you’re someone who suffers from allergies, then the immediate answer is, “Yes!” You know that many are excited about the beautiful pastel colors of spring that show up… Read more »

Smile Care: Stuff We Suggest You Do Not Do!

Of course, with just about anything these days, there appears to be a searchable, do-it-yourself (DIY) option for something you need to accomplish. Whether it’s home improvement, a makeup look, or otherwise, you’ll find it on the internet. While there are some DIY techniques that can be extremely helpful, we never suggest this for your… Read more »

Quiz: Discovering Decay In Your Smile

Part of your efforts in maintaining a healthy smile include doing your best to keep tooth decay at bay. When you understand how to recognize this problem with your teeth and how to prevent cavities from developing, it makes protecting yourself from damage very simple. When you aren’t well educated on the topic, it can… Read more »

2 Surprising Reasons Your Tooth Hurts

Your tooth hurts and you immediately think the following to yourself: “Oh no! My tooth must be decayed or infected!” While this frequently is the case, it’s not always the answer. Since you can’t simply guess on your own, this is the very obvious reason that we typically instruct our patients to come in when… Read more »

Smile-Safe College Care Package: 3 Things To Send Your Kids

Are you trying to figure out what to send your son or daughter that would elicit a smile? Perhaps as you’re making a mental list of the fun stuff you’d like to toss into the care package you’re sending your child in college, concern about your child’s actual smile health may suddenly cross your mind…. Read more »

Your Canker Sore: A Quick Quiz About What’s Normal

What’s that you say? You can’t believe a single sore can so completely disrupt your daily life? If you have a canker sore in your mouth, then this tale is more common than you might realize. True to form, they can become very annoying. However, if you are not extremely familiar with this oral health… Read more »

Understanding Oral Pain: 2 Examples

When you find yourself dealing with immediate pain that starts up suddenly or discomfort that begins and then never really seems to go away, it can bring on many emotions. You might feel anxious, frustrated, overwhelmed, and the list goes on. First, we can say that severe or persistent pain is something that requires our… Read more »