Paying The Piper, After Years Of Dental Neglect

Let's face it-- many of our dental insurance plans leave something to be desired. When you realize that you haven't been to the dentist in a few years, and your teeth are paying the price, what are some things you can do to get back on track? Read on to find out. Deal with Decay Likely, there are a couple of cavities. If you're lucky, they are surface cavities that can be repaired with a simple filling. Read More 

When Must A Tooth Come Out?

No one likes to think of having a tooth pulled. But sometimes, it's necessary even for adults. These are some of the signs that you should get that tooth pulled. The Tooth Is Infected If you have an infected tooth, you are probably eager to relieve the pain. In some cases, replacing the infected material, treating the tooth with antibiotics, and filling the cavity is enough to make an infection go away. Read More 

Don’t Forget About Your Teeth: 4 Steps To Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

Now that you're pregnant, your body is going to be going through a lot of changes, including hormonal changes. Those hormonal changes can directly, and indirectly, affect your teeth. In fact, during pregnancy, you're at an increased risk for tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. That's why it's so important for you to take special care of your teeth while you're pregnant. Here are four steps that will help keep your teeth healthy during pregnancy. Read More 

Want Whiter Teeth? Know These Four Ways To Do It

Have you been wishing for whiter teeth? If so, you may have considered many options to change their color. Before you move forward with teeth whitening, be sure you understand these four ways to do it. Bleaching Teeth bleaching is a very safe and effective method to whiten your teeth, especially when done by a dentist. Bleaching works great when you have stains due to old age, drinking dark beverages, or smoking. Read More 

Why Does Your Child Get Canker Sores In Their Mouth?

Has your child had canker sores in their mouth at some point. They are small lesions that form in soft tissues found inside the mouth and along the gums. They are painful, making it hard talk or eat in some situations. Here are some reasons why they can get them. Stress Everyone has to deal with stress, but it can cause a canker sore to form. Pay attention to when your child notices canker sore, and if the days before it formed were especially stressful. Read More