Promoting Fast Healing After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

If you have impacted third molars, also known as wisdom teeth, your dentist may recommend that you have them extracted. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain, raise your risk for dental infections, and affect your bite. Here are some ways to help ensure a speedy recovery following wisdom teeth removal surgery.  Protect The Clot After wisdom teeth removal surgery, a protective clot will form over the empty space. This clot will help prevent a painful condition called dry socket. Read More 

Answering Your Top 4 Questions About Dental Implants

Did you know that 17% of adults aged 65 and above have lost all of their teeth? That's a huge number! And today, even younger people are losing their teeth due to various reasons like tooth decay, injury, and periodontal disease.  Dental implants are a method of replacing lost teeth. But if this is the first time you're considering this surgical procedure, chances are you have many questions that need answers. Read More 

Protect Their Teeth: Why Schedule Dental Cleanings For Your Children

If you have children, you know how important it is to take care of dental problems as quickly as possible. But, if their dental exams don't include cleanings, they're not as protected as they should be. One of the benefits of dental cleanings is that they help your children get used to routine dental care. If your children aren't getting their teeth cleaned at the dentist's office, it's time to make a change. Read More 

Children, Tooth Sensitivty, And How A Pediatric Dentist Can Help

Does your child have sensitive teeth? Sensitivity to hot, cold, or sweet foods and beverages doesn't only affect adults. If your child winces when they eat or drink, take a look at what you need to know about tooth sensitivity and how a pediatric dentist can help. What Is Tooth Sensitivity?  Tooth sensitivity is a feeling of discomfort that happens at specific times—such as when your child eats or drinks. Unlike other oral aches or pains, sensitivity may or may not linger after your child finishes a meal or snack. Read More 

Kiss Of Death (For Your Teeth): Can Kissing Give You Cavities?

Some diseases are contagious, and some are not. The World Health Organization has called dental cavities the most common non-communicable (non-contagious) disease worldwide. But there has been (thanks to social media) some confusion about whether cavities are actually contagious. Can you actually get dental cavities from kissing? With a Kiss It's not as though someone's tooth decay can be transplanted to your mouth with a kiss. This is not how the decay and progressive breakdown of a tooth's structure happens. Read More