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Tooth and Nerve Pain: Triggers & Treatment

Whether it’s a sharp, stabbing sensation or a dull ache, tooth nerve pain can take the enjoyment out of eating. Identifying which foods are most likely to trigger a painful reaction helps reduce your suffering, but tooth sensitivity is often a sign of a deeper problem. Tell your dentist if you suffer from pain during…

Flossing Benefits

Many people successfully brush their teeth twice a day, but they forget to floss their smile at least once a day. This is a very big problem because flossing is extremely important. If you are one who avoids flossing, our team asks you to please change your ways and floss between your teeth each day….

Looking for the Underlying Cause of Tooth Sensitivity

Pain in one or more teeth when you eat hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods, is often a warning sign of a potentially serious problem. While toothpaste formulated for sensitive teeth might provide some short term relief, it’s still a good idea to investigate the underlying source of the problem. It could be an early…

What To Do in a Pediatric Dental Emergency

If your child is experiencing a dental emergency, we first ask that you stay calm and try to sooth your child. Next, we ask you to call as soon as possible and schedule an emergency appointment with Dr. . Lastly, do the following things until you see your dentist: · For a knocked-out tooth: Keep…

Temporary Dental Crowns: 4 Caring Tips

Generally, we provide temporary dental crowns to those who need to wait for their permanent crown to be created. If you are one of those people, we suggest taking special care of your temporary crown by doing the following things: · Avoid sticky and chewy foods, like caramel, gum, and hot tamales, because they tend…

Your Dentist’s Bleaching Procedure for the White Smile You Desire

It’s not uncommon for the bright white smile you enjoyed in your youth to dull with stains brought upon by aging, tobacco use, or dark foods and drinks. If you feel this way, then chances are good it’s time for you to investigate your tooth whitening options. How deeply your teeth are stained will directly…

All You Need to Know About Dental Bridge Work

Are you considering correcting your smile with a dental bridge? If so, good for you! Dental bridges are great restorations that bridge the gap in your smile and replace your missing teeth. Now that you’re ready to improve your oral health with this beneficial dental product, we are happy to help you know what to…

Tips for Preventing Tartar Buildup

Food particles and residual sugar in the mouth create a prime breeding material for bacteria. Over time the bacteria in your mouth can build up and develop into a film known as plaque. If this plaque is not removed, it can harden into tartar. Tartar is especially harmful at the gum line, which is where…

What’s In Your Mouthwash?

You know that mouthwash is a great addition to an oral hygiene routine, especially if it is a therapeutic one, but you may wonder what ingredients are in your mouthwash and what they do. Here are some of the ingredients commonly found in most mouthwashes and how they can freshen your breath, reduce the speed…