Month: December 2017

Regular Dentist Visits Protect Your Smile

When it comes to protecting your smile and the health of your mouth, prevention is one of the most important pieces of the pie. Many major dental issues can be prevented just by maintaining routine checkups and cleanings. The recommended dental checkup and cleaning is twice a year or once every six months. This level of… Read more »

Are You Prepared For A Dental Emergency?

An emergency of any kind can spike your adrenaline and send your brain into a tizzy. Despite this, it is important to stay calm when an emergency happens. And the best way to stay calm is to feel prepared. A dental emergency can be anything from a broken crown to severe pain from a toothache to a knocked-out… Read more »

When A Dental Extraction Becomes Necessary

Your dentist’s goal will always be to preserve your natural teeth. Unfortunately, there are times when that is not an option. A dental extraction can become necessary in order to protect both your oral and overall health. Tooth decay can progress so far that it causes a severe infection, which can necessitate an extraction. An… Read more »

Tips For Smile Health During The Holidays

A week into December and the holiday season is certainly upon us. Behind us are Halloween candy and pumpkin spiced everything, but ahead of us are cookies, candies, and dancing sugar plum fairies. On top of all the sugary treats, everyone is so busy. Between shopping and parties and recitals, there is little time to… Read more »

Saving Your Tooth With Root Canal Therapy

Tooth decay is continues to get worse and worse without treatment. Detected by your dentist early enough, tooth decay can be reversed in the earliest stages. Once the decay has formed a cavity in the enamel of your tooth, a filling may be needed to clear out the decay and repair the tooth. If the… Read more »