Archive for the ‘ Dental Emergency ’ Category

How to Stop Teeth Grinding

Bruxism, better known as teeth grinding affects about 8% of adults according to the National Sleep Foundation. Teeth grinding often occurs while we sleep and can be brought on by a number of different factors. Stress, anxiety, tobacco, alcohol, and caffeine are just a few known factors that can contribute to teeth grinding. Signs that […]

Tooth Extraction Aftercare

A tooth may have to be extracted for a number of different reasons and the aftercare is a crucial part of the healing process. Teeth can be severely decayed, poorly positioned or have advanced periodontal disease and extraction is necessary. Though the extraction process itself is major, the aftercare needs to be successful in order […]

How often should you go to the dentist?

Yearly dentist visits are key to keeping your mouth healthy and your wallet happy. Generally, anxiety over going to the dentist can keep some patients away, but these important visits can identify early signs of dental issues that can become bigger overtime. There is no exact amount of times you should be visiting the dentist, […]

What to Do with a Chipped Tooth

Has anyone every told you to place a chipped tooth in milk? What sounds like an old wives’ tale is actually rooted in science. Accidents happen, and a chipped tooth is not the end of the world, as long as you seek appropriate dental treatment as soon as possible. Now, if you’re still confused on […]