Archive for December, 2017

How To Reduce Braces Pain

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
benefits of braces

Are you experiencing pain from your braces? Here are a few simple remedies to help soothe swelling or inflammation.

While braces are extremely important for creating a beautiful and healthy smile, they can be uncomfortable and at times, painful. The good news is that braces pain is usually temporary and can be treated with a few simple methods.

Is Fluoride Toothpaste Good Or Bad For Toddlers?

Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Should or child use fluoride toothpaste or not?

A common question that parents ask is “is fluoride toothpaste bad for my child?” After a change in guidelines from the American Dental Association, the question is heard by dentists everywhere. The ADA used to recommend that parents wait until their kids turn two before using fluoride toothpaste, but in 2014 they revised the statement to say parents can use a “smear” of fluoride toothpaste when their child’s teeth begin to show. (more…)

What To Do When You Break A Tooth

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Broken tooth? Here’s how to deal with it.

Broken tooth? Here’s how to deal with it.

There are not many dental traumas worse than breaking a front tooth. It can be painful to eat and talk and can make you feel self-conscious about your smile. When you break a tooth, you should be prepared by knowing the best steps to take and the decisions you need to make. (more…)

What To Do Before And After Your Root Canal

Friday, December 1st, 2017
Continue read for tips on root canal preparation and aftercare to ensure you procedure goes as smoothly as possible.

Continue reading for tips on root canal preparation and aftercare to ensure your procedure goes as smoothly as possible.

Root canals aren’t as scary as you may initially think, but they do require some preparation and aftercare. There are a few things you can do for the days leading up to your root canal appointment that will make the procedure go smoothly, as well as essential aftercare to ensure the tooth heals properly. (more…)