1. How To Tell If You Need A Root Canal

    Sometimes the first sign of the need for root canal treatment appears on an x-ray, where your regular dentist will notice a change in the density of the bone at the apex of the tooth. But usually you will know or become slowly aware of the need for treatment in perhaps one of several ways. You will start to notice toothache pain. Many people who need a root canal will start to feel pain at the too…Read More

  2. Help Your Child Overcome Fear of the Dentist

    If your son or daughter is afraid of going to the dentist, it can be difficult to know how to help him her. As a parent, you know how important it is to make sure your child gets good dental care, but you also don’t want him to feel scared and miserable. Children are always more comfortable when they know their surroundings and precisely what goes on in them. And if the dentist is new and unfami…Read More

  3. Five Foods For Healthy Teeth

    Milk It’s not just your bones that benefit from milk; your teeth get stronger and healthier when you drink, too, because it contains calcium. Calcium helps protect your teeth against periodontal (gum) disease and keeps your jawbone strong and healthy. Since women are more likely to get periodontal disease if they don’t absorb enough calcium from their daily diet, it’s especially important fo…Read More

  4. The Effects of Smoking on Your Smile

    We all know that smoking is bad for your overall health but what direct affects does it have on your smile? Using tobacco products has a very negative effect on your oral health. Some of the most obvious effects of smoking cigarettes has on your oral health are bad breath, tooth discoloration, and loss of taste and smell, but there can be more serious periodontal problems. One of the effects of sm…Read More

  5. The Importance of Regular Dental Visits for Kids

    The sooner children begin getting regular dental checkups, the healthier their mouths will stay throughout their lives. It is recommended that the first visit occur within six months of the child’s first tooth emerging. Preventive care such as cleanings and if necessary, fluoride treatments, provide children with ‘smile’ insurance. Routine dental exams uncover problems that can be easily tre…Read More