Dental symptoms that warrant a dental visit

3 Preventable Causes Of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is another name for gum disease. It can occur for a number of reasons, and if it progresses, it can result in tooth loss. Still, the inflammation that causes periodontal disease can be reversed with good oral hygiene and proper professional dental care, such as the scaling of the teeth beneath the gums. […]

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Tooth Truth: What You Need To Know About Getting A Tooth Pulled

Having a tooth pulled is never fun for anyone, adult or child. But it does become a little more worrying when you’re an adult, as you don’t have any adult teeth to grow into the spot that previously held a white, shiny tooth. There are many reasons (which will be discussed below) as to why […]

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Common Options For Teeth Whitening

Dealing with dental stains and discoloration can be frustrating, especially when your good dental hygiene efforts do nothing to relieve the problem. There can be many causes of persistent teeth discoloration, but thankfully there are many solutions as well. Here are some of the most effective solutions for teeth whitening.  Whitening Toothpastes and Mouthwash A […]

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Five Reasons To Call A Dentist After Hours

Most dentists provide after-hours emergency service or emergency referrals to partner dentists that do perform these services. The key is knowing what constitutes a dental emergency. The following guide describes several common scenarios that necessitate an immediate call to your dentist. Issue #1: Knocked-Out Tooth Acting quickly is the key to saving a knocked out […]

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Fill the Gaps or Close Them: Veneers vs Braces

A misshapen smile does not have to be permanent. With the right dental work you can improve the looks of your smile and not only boost your confidence, but open doors. Braces are a common approach to repairing damaged teeth, but you do not have to feel like braces are your only option. Instead, you […]

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Two Teeth-Related Causes of Headaches

If you’ve been suffering a lot of headaches lately, you no doubt wonder what could be causing them. You may wonder if they’re stress related or if they signal a health problem. But have you ever considered whether they could be related to your teeth? Dental problems can and do cause headaches in people. Here […]

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Dentures Complications: Dry Mouth

For the most part, when your dentures fit well, you should not experience problems with the oral appliance. However, the occasional problem can occur and result in discomfort or impact the fit of the dentures. One possible problem you can experience is dry mouth. Even though it might not seem serious, it can lead to […]

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3 Ways That Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Your Oral Health

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that makes your body’s immune system attack the linings of your joints. This leads to pain and swelling in your joints, especially in your hands and feet, but many parts of your body can be affected by this disease. Surprisingly, rheumatoid arthritis can also affect your oral health. Temporomandibular […]

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Dental Problems During Pregnancy: 3 Ways To Combat Pregnancy Mouth

If you’re expecting your first child, you’re probably excited to experience all the joy that accompanies pregnancy. Unfortunately, some pregnancy moments aren’t as wondrous as others—like dental problems. You might be surprised to find out that dental problems seem to go right along with pregnancy. Here are some helpful suggestions for overcoming those problems. Gum […]

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2 Common Gum Diseases In Adults – And Their Potential Treatment

The mouth is home to naturally occurring bacteria called plaque that proper oral healthcare is meant to combat. Bacteria that are allowed to linger in the mouth can become a hardened tartar that sinks into the gums. This tartar can then cause gum disease. When gum disease begins, symptoms are relatively minor inflammation and tenderness. […]

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