No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • When Your Child Loses Their First Tooth: Celebrate With These Crafts

    14 October 2015

    When your child loses their first tooth, it is one of the most exciting times of their lives, and it's a pretty exciting time for you as well as a parent. It is a life event that will never happen again, so it is important to properly celebrate it. Here are a few crafty DIY ideas to celebrate that first tooth loss and to provide something for the Tooth Fairy:

  • 3 Homemade Mouthwashes to Help Soothe an Abscessed Tooth

    29 September 2015

    An abscessed tooth is the result of a bacterial infection that has reached the tissues underneath your tooth. An abscessed tooth is painful to deal with and usually results in extreme pain and throbbing gums. As a result, it is important to see a dentist at the first signs of an abscessed tooth. However, your dentist is not on 24-hour call, therefore, you might find yourself in pain for a few days if you are unable to schedule an appointment.

  • 4 Smart Tips For Helping Your Child Through A Dental Crown Appointment

    8 September 2015

    Tooth root infections, excessive decay and large fillings can all lead to the need for a crown on your child's tooth. Temporary dental crowns on primary teeth do not take as long to put on as permanent adult crowns do. Despite the quick and easy process, your child may feel apprehensive about the upcoming crown installation appointment. Thankfully, you can help ease your kid's fears and promote comfort before, during and after the appointment with the following tips.

  • Have A Toothache? Learn 5 Ways To Soothe It

    17 August 2015

    A painful toothache can cause your day to come to a halt. It's hard to get anything done when all you are focusing on is the throbbing pain in your mouth. Until you are able to visit a dentist to get to the bottom of what's wrong, try these 5 ways to soothe a toothache.  Salt Water Rinse An easy way to treat your toothache is by rinsing your mouth out with some salt water.

  • Why Do Wisdom Teeth Become Impacted And How Are They Treated?

    31 July 2015

    Wisdom teeth seem like they should bring some sort of great benefit when they arrive in your mouth, judging by the name. For many people, however, the only thing wisdom teeth bring is the need to remove the teeth. Why do wisdom teeth become impacted? How do you know that they are impacted? What is done to treat impacted wisdom teeth?  Many people have teeth that come in fine up until the wisdom teeth decide to erupt.

  • 3 Potential Side Effects To Common Dental Products -- And How To Treat Them

    15 July 2015

    Your family dentist reminds you at every appointment that proper oral health care is vital to a bright, beautiful smile. So you hit up the drug store and stock up on mouthwashes, toothpastes, and whitening agents to keep your mouth as healthy as possible. But then you start noticing some odd side effects to these common products and you might not be sure what is happening. While it's always best to see the dentist when a problem arises, here are a few potential side effects to common dental products -- and how to treat the problem.

  • Subtle Methods For Fixing Dental Issues

    22 June 2015

    Sometimes, time is not on your side. While wearing braces and headgear will fix your teeth, you may not want to use such an overt method as an adult. If you cannot go the route of heavy artillery when it comes to fixing your teeth, there are subtle and less expensive measures to take. Here are some methods for fixing your pearly whites that won't be noticeable to others while they are being worked on.