If your wisdom teeth need to come out, you probably have questions. Why do you have them in the first place? Why do they need to be removed? Wisdom teeth are a vestige from our past. If you’re struggling with wisdom teeth, here’s what you need to know.
Braces have long been a popular orthodontic treatment for individuals looking to straighten their teeth and achieve a more beautiful smile. However, braces offer more than just aesthetic benefits. But at what age should you get them?
Tooth loss can kill your confidence, but it’s more common than you may think. About half of all American adults are missing at least one tooth. Find out what myths could prevent you from getting the dental care you deserve.
Dental emergencies are common, but not all dental issues need emergency care. A knocked-out tooth and severe tooth pain are considered dental emergencies. Learn how to spot the signs that you need dental care right away.
If you grind your teeth at night, chances are you don’t know you have the problem unless someone in your household notices. That means you can’t connect the dots between teeth grinding and other health problems. Read on to learn what to watch for.
Does the mere suggestion of seeing a dentist make your child anxious? Find out how pediatric dentists deal with dental anxiety and what role you play in making your child more comfortable when they’re facing wisdom tooth removal.
Having biannual dental cleanings is the best way to protect your teeth and gums. In addition to brightening your smile, these visits allow your dentist to diagnose problems before complications arise and permanent damage occurs.
Your upcoming summer break may mean fun in the sun, but it’s also the perfect time to deal with your wisdom teeth once and for all. While no one looks forward to having a tooth pulled, we can keep you comfortable every step of the way.
Suffering from TMJ leads to chronic headaches, insomnia, neck and back pain, dizziness, and more. As research on this disorder continues, one thing is clear: women are far more likely to be diagnosed with TMJ. Why is that? Read more here to find out.
Minor pain is part of life, and you usually know what caused it and can soldier through until it passes. But a toothache is different. Is it infected? Broken? When should you grin and bear it, and when should you seek help? Let’s find out.
When kids get tooth decay, the process that happens when tooth enamel breaks down, they can get cavities and face other health consequences. Here’s why it’s important to stop tooth decay in children, and what you can do to help.
Bruxism is a condition in which you grind your teeth. Unfortunately, many people who suffer from bruxism aren’t aware that they do, especially if they grind their teeth at night. Read on to learn telltale signs of nighttime teeth grinding.
If you’re one of the 178 million men or women in the United States missing at least one tooth, you should consider dental implants. With high satisfaction rates, implants provide a permanent, natural-looking result.
Are you considering braces? Which type is right for you? In addition to traditional metal braces, clear braces and lingual braces can also straighten your teeth. Read on to learn more about each type of braces.
Almost everyone has a toothache from time to time. The causes may vary, but there are situations when your toothache is cause for concern. Learn more about the causes of toothaches and when you should see a dentist.
Taking care of your gums is just as important as taking care of your teeth. Learn how to spot the warning signs of gum disease and why early intervention can mean the difference between missing teeth and a great smile.
Looking for a way to help save yourself (and your wallet) from the pain of tooth and gum disease? Find out how you can help protect your smile by establishing healthy habits that last a lifetime. Read on to learn more.
If you’re missing your professional teeth cleaning appointments, you’re also missing out on an opportunity to protect your long-term dental health. Find out what’s involved in a professional teeth cleaning visit and why it’s so important.
Forget what you may have heard about traditional braces. We’re busting some of the most common myths about metal braces to help you make the best choice in orthodontic treatments to improve your smile.
Are you having a dental emergency? It’s important to know, because sometimes emergency dental care results in a better outcome than waiting, even if the situation seems manageable. Here’s how to know if it’s an emergency or not.
Does it seem like everyone you know has had their wisdom teeth removed? The procedure isn’t always necessary. This post explains why so many people need to have their wisdom teeth extracted, as well as what you can expect if you have the procedure.
Getting your teeth professionally whitened is the best way to reduce the appearance of stains and discoloration on your teeth. You want to do everything you can to make that improvement last as long as possible.