Dental technology is constantly on the rise. Dental research teams and new studies continue to show us where we can make more improvements from what was being done in the years past. 50 years ago the best fillings were mercury fillings. Today, composites have since mostly replaced those. When composite fillings first came out they […]
When is a Dental Bridge the Right Choice?
The great thing about dentistry is that it is always being researched. Over the years this has created lots of new developments in dentistry and now you have the luxury of choice when it comes to dental treatment. The challenge that also comes with this is choosing the right choice of treatment when there are […]
3 Tips To Improve Bad Breath
Bad breath can be embarrassing, but thankfully you don’t need to suffer from it forever. Bad breath is often a result of bacteria in your mouth that gets a little out of hand. Managing this bacteria is usually one of the best ways to bring health back to your mouth as well as kick bad […]
Protect Your Mouth – Tips to Keep Your Mouth Safe From Impact
With some sports, such as football and hockey, there is no doubt that physical impact will happen. Mouthguards are a requirement for these sports and it is easy to see why. One blow to the mouth could injure or even lose many of your teeth. As with most things in dental, prevention is the best […]
Root Canal and Crown Fell Out! Now What?
After the age of 13, most of us have lost our baby teeth. So you can imagine it is quite alarming when you’re 30 and a tooth falls out. It is highly unlikely that a whole natural tooth falls out at this age but it does happen sometimes for adults that they lose their crown, […]
When is the Best Time For Wisdom Teeth Removal?
It can be challenging to name the best age for having wisdom teeth removed. Part of this difficulty stems from everyone being unique. Everyone’s wisdom teeth grow at different rates, some people are missing a wisdom tooth or more, and yet others can maintain a healthy mouth without having their wisdom teeth extracted. As with […]
Should You Pull Your Own Tooth?
The quick answer is “no”. While it’s likely that you pulled out a tooth or two when you were a child, this doesn’t classify you as one who is experienced to do your own extractions. nor does it justify pulling your tooth out as an adult. When it comes to removing a tooth, many assessments […]
7 Tips to Prevent Baby Tooth Cavities
Tooth decay, more commonly referred to as a cavity, is the breakdown of tooth enamel in your child. Enamel is the outermost layer on your child’s tooth and when it is intact it works to protect your child’s tooth and prevent decay. Tooth decay is primarily caused by bacteria that is in the mouth feed […]
The Real Reason You Need to Brush Your Teeth at Bedtime
Bedtime can be a hard time. You’ve had a long day and the last thing you want to do is take time to brush your teeth. While it’s tempting to skip brushing and flossing, we encourage you to take two minutes to brush your teeth before jumping into bed. The benefits of brushing extend beyond […]
Common Dental Problems for Teens
Did you know that your teens likely have all their adult teeth? Many dental problems that can arise for teens are similar to the dental issues we face as adults. Prevention is one of the best ways to avoid teenage dental care problems. We know that the best prevention techniques are those your teenager can […]