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Pregnancy and Oral Health

ASIDE FROM THE OBVIOUS, there are all kinds of changes the body goes through during pregnancy. Some of them can even impact teeth and gums, from morning sickness to changing hormone levels that increase the risk of several oral health problems. Hormones Can Lead to Pregnancy Gingivitis Pregnancy is a very busy and exciting time, but … Read morePregnancy and Oral Health

When Should You Visit the Dentist?

Many people don’t like the way their teeth look, and even more people have dental issues that are going untreated. You shouldn’t have teeth pain or sensitivity to heat and cold. You shouldn’t be getting aches and pains in your jaw either, and you definitely shouldn’t be ashamed of showing off your smile. But a … Read moreWhen Should You Visit the Dentist?

What to Do When a Toothache Strikes

TOOTHACHES CAN HAPPEN for a number of reasons. It’s important to know what to do about them, because they don’t always happen when the dentist’s office is open. Do you have a plan for how to deal with an after-hours toothache? Major Causes of Toothaches Tooth decay is the main culprit behind a painful tooth, but … Read moreWhat to Do When a Toothache Strikes

Sleep Apnea, Jaws, and Gums

IN JUST THE UNITED STATES, sleep apnea affects over 18 million adults and up to 20 percent of children who habitually snore. Sleep apnea is a disorder involving brief, repeated interruptions to normal breathing during sleep. In addition to being potentially life-threatening, this disorder can be very harmful to oral health. The Different Types of Sleep … Read moreSleep Apnea, Jaws, and Gums

What Are Tongue Ties and Lip Ties?

BEING “TONGUE-TIED” is a common expression in the English language, but it’s also a real medical condition. Being lip-tied is another, and both are caused by thin pieces of tissue called frenula. One frenulum connects the upper lip to the upper gums, and another connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth. We have other … Read moreWhat Are Tongue Ties and Lip Ties?

How to Get Affordable Dentures

Most people get cavities in their teeth at some point in their lifetime. As they mature, most people will lose a tooth or part of a tooth due to gum disease, a cavity, or some injury to the tooth.  If you’re like most adults, you’ll have your wisdom teeth removed at some point. In fact, … Read moreHow to Get Affordable Dentures

What to Do When a Toothache Strikes

TOOTHACHES CAN HAPPEN for a number of reasons. It’s important to know what to do about them, because they don’t always happen when the dentist’s office is open. Do you have a plan for how to deal with an after-hours toothache? Major Causes of Toothaches Tooth decay is the main culprit behind a painful tooth, but … Read moreWhat to Do When a Toothache Strikes

How Can You Find Emergency Dentists?

Most people have no idea that emergency dentists are actually available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are many reasons why you may need the services of emergency dentists who can provide you with immediate dental care. If something happens to traumatize your teeth or you’re feeling extreme dental pain, don’t hesitate … Read moreHow Can You Find Emergency Dentists?

Conquering Dental Anxiety

EVEN THOUGH WE know, logically, that going to the dentist is a safe, normal, and important part of staying healthy, many of us don’t find it particularly fun to lie flat on our backs while someone pokes around our teeth and gums. For some people, the very thought of visiting the dentist fills them with anxiety, … Read moreConquering Dental Anxiety

Dental Bridges and Other Restoration Options

Dental issues can impact every area of your life, dental bridges, dental crowns, dental implants, and high-quality dental care can help to improve your oral health, and how you feel about your smile. The right dental care can be a game-changer for you. Broken, missing, and painful teeth impact your personal life, your professional life, … Read moreDental Bridges and Other Restoration Options

The content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

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