What to Do If You Have an Abscess

What to Do If You Have an Abscess

A tooth abscess can happen when a tooth has decayed, chipped or broken. This can allow bacteria to enter the inner part of the tooth which can lead to infection. The infection may cause a buildup of fluid and swelling, resulting in an abscess. If left untreated, the...
How to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

How to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Are you often craving cookies, pastries, soda or chocolate for the sweet flavor and quick energy boost? A craving for sugar has earned the nickname of a “sweet tooth,” but there’s nothing sweet about how sugar affects your teeth. So, how to satisfy a sweet tooth...
A New Year and a New You

A New Year and a New You

Another year has rolled around again, the calendars are changing, the days are getting longer and brighter, and you’re ready for a change as well. You’re probably itching to meet those New Year’s resolutions you’ve carefully thought out. So much is on the horizon,...
Why Wear a Mouthguard?

Why Wear a Mouthguard?

If you or your child plays contact sports you’re probably curious to know more about mouthguards and why you should wear a mouthguard. Mouthguards, also known as mouth protectors, are thin soft pieces of plastic that fit over the teeth to protect and cushion your...
Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Sensitive teeth can be frustrating and enigmatic. What could cause this phenomenon, and is there a way to avoid it? If you have sensitive teeth, addressing one of these causes may help you to manage your tooth sensitivity. Brushing Too Hard Brushing with harder...
How to Find a New Dentist

How to Find a New Dentist

Looking for a new dental home may seem like a daunting process, but finding an office that is clean, comfortable, and staffed by knowledgeable and friendly professionals that share your goals for your dental health is possible. Read on to learn a few ways that can...
3 Ways to Help Tooth Sensitivity

3 Ways to Help Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity can be frustrating, uncomfortable, and make it difficult to eat foods you love. But in order to address tooth sensitivity, it can be helpful to understand what causes it, so you can determine the best way to help tooth sensitivity. 1. Consider the...
How to Keep Gums Healthy

How to Keep Gums Healthy

We often think of teeth when we think of maintaining good oral hygiene and a winning smile. But what we most often overlook is the unsung hero: The Gums. Gums help keep teeth secure, and form a tight seal around the roots of teeth to prevent bacteria from harming the...

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