What is considered a dental emergency? You have a mild toothache, but can you wait a few days to call your dentist? What about a chipped tooth? Should you make an appointment right away? Sometimes it is difficult to decide. Let’s pinpoint exactly what is considered a dental emergency.
Have you ever taken a big gulp of cold water and felt a surprising pain right through to your jaw? Maybe it was a sip of hot coffee that almost put you through the roof. Hot and cold beverages or foods can be problematic if you have tooth sensitivity, and it makes you wonder what caused it. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore tooth sensitivity.
We love having options, don’t we? Some choices are frivolous, but others have real consequences requiring some thought and research before making a decision. Now you have a choice about what treatment you want for missing or broken teeth. Let’s review what to consider when choosing between dentures and implants.
Many of us have taken our healthy smiles for granted at one point or another, and are left to deal with the damage later on. If you are looking for ways to be proactive about your oral hygiene, then you may want to start by cutting these 6 habits out of your life.
Do you hesitate looking in the mirror or positively hate smiling for a selfie or photo? If you have always wanted to have the picture perfect smile of a news anchor or celebrity and hate your discolored front teeth, it is easier than you probably think to make that wish come true. When is it time to consider getting veneers? Maybe now.
We doubt anyone actually looks forward to seeing their dentist, but white knuckling it is a bit over the top. Still, there are many who absolutely despise going. With the advent of COVID-19, dental anxiety might even be more prevalent than before. If you are anxious when seeing your dentist, here are tips you should know.
Many of us remember (or were) the kid who wore braces in the 5th grade. Now that we are adults, the last thing we want to do is wear metal braces to straighten our misaligned teeth. Yes, we want the best smile possible, but braces are a non-starter. The good news is that today there are actually options and ways you can straighten your teeth without braces!
Invisalign is a great alternative to metal braces. It gives you the opportunity to straighten your teeth without being self-conscious about those metal contraptions everyone used to wear. Before you make the decision about moving forward, here is what you should know before Invisalign treatment.
Just the words root canal sound painful, don’t they? It usually means something is amiss in your mouth and you need treatment. Too bad they can’t come up with a name that sounds less intimidating.
Some people are procrastinators by nature. They put everything off until the last minute or end up doing nothing. It might be fine waiting to do certain inconsequential things, but when it comes to a chipped tooth, it’s essential to act as soon as possible. Here are some important reasons to get a chipped tooth repaired without delay.