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Common Dental Emergencies and What to Do About Them

Common Dental Emergencies and What to Do About Them

Realizing you have a problem in your mouth can be a terrible experience. Examining the issue by yourself is often a struggle—and knowing if it needs immediate dental care may not be easy. Read on to learn how to determine a dental emergency and what to do about it.
How Is Chronic Halitosis (Bad Breath) Treated?

How Is Chronic Halitosis (Bad Breath) Treated?

Chronic bad breath, or halitosis, affects almost 25 percent of the population.  Halitosis can cause  significant anxiety and embarrassment.  There are many products to help to combat bad breath:  mints, gum, mouthwashes and mouth sprays.  However, these products only provide temporary relief; they do not cure the root cause.
What Cosmetic Procedures Can a General Dentist Perform?

What Cosmetic Procedures Can a General Dentist Perform?

The field of dentistry includes many different specialties that help not only the function of your teeth, but also the appearance of your smile. The desire for a nice smile appears to be universal across time as archaeologists discovered various methods to replace missing teeth dating back thousands of years. In China, tooth-shaped bamboo pegs replaced missing teeth. The Egyptians are credited with the first dental bridges by joining fake teeth together with gold and silver thread over 3000 years ago!
Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Most people have or have had a missing tooth at some point. If you have a missing tooth, replacement treatment is perfect for you. You can get dental implants to replace natural teeth. They look and feel natural and offer a great option, whether you are missing one or several teeth. 
How to Know If You Need Emergency Dental Care ​​​​​​​

How to Know If You Need Emergency Dental Care ​​​​​​​

There are few things worse than mouth pain. It affects everything you do: eating and talking, and even breathing and sleeping can be affected. Mouth pain and toothaches can start mild and quickly turn into unbearable pain that prevent us from our day to day activities. This may be a sign you need emergency dental care. There are many different types of toothaches with different causes. Being able to tell the difference can help you save money and manage your pain.
6 Reasons to Remove Wisdom Teeth

6 Reasons to Remove Wisdom Teeth

Did your dentist just suggest you have your wisdom teeth removed? Do you wonder why? In rare cases, a person’s mouth can accommodate wisdom teeth without any issues. More often than not, however, wisdom teeth can cause problems such as crowding and pain. Here are six reasons your dentist may suggest you have your wisdom teeth removed.
What to Expect During a Dental Implant Procedure

What to Expect During a Dental Implant Procedure

Dental implants are screw-like posts, usually made from titanium, that fuse to the jawbone. They help replace tooth roots and support artificial teeth and function just like natural teeth. A dental implant procedure is an alternative to dentures or a dental bridge and is effective for replacing missing or damaged teeth. It is helpful to know what to expect during a dental implant procedure.
What Is Sedation Dentistry?

What Is Sedation Dentistry?

Does the thought of visiting the dentist for tooth cleaning make you tense and anxious? Would you rather endure the pain of a toothache than visit the dentist? Dental anxiety is more common than you’d think. Luckily there are options to help those who struggle with this fear: sedation dentistry.
Can Invisalign® Help With Overbite and Underbite?

Can Invisalign® Help With Overbite and Underbite?

If you have misaligned teeth, you will find a few options to help you improve your smile. Orthodontics help improve the appearance and function of the teeth by adjusting the teeth and correcting several dental issues. Invisalign®, which are clear aligners, are a popular alternative to regular metal braces. They help improve the appearance of teeth over several months. Here is more information on how Invisalign can help with overbites and underbites.
Is Halitosis a Dental Disease?

Is Halitosis a Dental Disease?

Chronic bad breath or halitosis can result from poor oral health habits or signify something more serious. The condition can also be a sign of certain health problems. Regular brushing, using mouthwash or mints are just not enough for some people.
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