Three Habits That Could Result In A Trip To The Emergency Dentist
13 June 2017
People commonly associate emergency dentistry with sudden oral trauma, such as getting hit in mouth with a hockey puck. However, your daily habits—even some good ones—can also have you banging on the dentist's door after hours looking for help with damaged teeth and gums. Here are three things you're doing that may result in a trip to the emergency dentist's chair.
Chewing Hard Candy, Ice, and Other Items
There's something satisfying about crushing hard items between your teeth, especially when you're feeling frustrated or angry.
Has A Tooth Filling Fallen Out? Here's What You Can Do
13 June 2017
Few things are worse than realizing that your cavity filling has become dislodged at a time when you're unable to visit a dentist. You may start to experience pain and become concerned about what's wrong and what you should do in order to avoid further tooth trouble.
What Happened? Why Did My Tooth Fall Out?
It might help to know why the filling fell out in the first place. One reason could be that there is some kind of decay to your tooth underneath the permanent filling which has become bad enough that the filling no longer fits well and can pop out.
3 Tips For Flossing While You Have Temporary Dental Crowns
18 May 2017
If you have recently had temporary dental crowns placed, you may wonder if there is anything special you need to do to take care of them. If so, use the following three tips for flossing between temporary crowns.
Use The Right Dental Floss
While you may think all dental floss is made the same, there are a few options available. One key to taking care of your temporary crowns is to choose the right one that will not snag on the bottom and pull on the crown.
How To Cover Up Silver Amalgam Fillings Without Replacing Them
4 May 2017
If you've ever had a tooth filled with a silver amalgam filling, you know how unsightly they can be. An otherwise perfect-looking smile can be marred by a silver amalgam filling, which points out to anyone looking at your smile that you've had dental work done. Unfortunately, getting amalgam fillings replaced isn't easy, but thankfully, covering them up is. Read on to learn more about what you can do to make your smile look perfect without having to have your fillings removed and replaced.