Category: General Dentistry

Bruxism Quiz: Do You Need Treatment?

Do you know if you’re someone who needs bruxism treatment or if you are dealing with some other issue? Is this a new idea to you because before someone pointed out some of your symptoms, you never had any idea that you might require care? To get started regarding candidacy for treatment, we encourage you… Read more »

3 Things You Cannot See To Judge

There are some things that you can see with your own eyes that let you know your oral health needs care. For instance, you can see a cracked tooth, a bump on your lip, or bleeding gums. However, did you know there are some things you cannot see? Learn more about this very important aspect… Read more »

Mamelons: What To Know And How To Deal

When you don’t know why you have a bumpy appearance to the chewing border of your incisors (but your friend does not), it can be a little concerning. When you know what’s going on, you no longer find yourself wasting time worrying over what we refer to as mamelons. Instead, you feel educated, you know… Read more »

Regular Dental Care Is The Best Offense

When it comes to protecting your teeth and gums from decay, damage, and disease, vigilant oral hygiene, regular check-ups, and professional cleanings are your best offense. And the saying goes: a good offense is the best defense. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is essential to your oral health. Brushing keeps the surface of… Read more »

Quiz: After Your Extraction

Are you scheduled to come in for a dental extraction? If so, do you feel good about taking care of your oral health but you noticed there are some questions that are causing you to feel anything but amazing about this procedure? If they focus on what’s going to happen once the extraction is complete,… Read more »

What You Eat Affects Your Smile

You may remember being warned as a child that eating too much candy or snacking too frequently can cause cavities. This is true, but fortunately, not all food is a danger to your smile. Like the rest of your body, your mouth requires an adequate amount of minerals and nutrients to remain strong and healthy…. Read more »

Possible Causes Behind Your Toothache

Depending on the reason, you may or may not know why your tooth hurts occasionally (or more often). If you don’t remember chipping the tooth, and you haven’t noticed a cavity developing, then you might need your dentist to examine your mouth to determine the possible causes of your toothache. Then, you can receive an… Read more »