4 Things to Know About Tooth Abscesses
11 February 2016
If you are experiencing severe pain and have an odd taste in your mouth, you might be suffering from a tooth abscess. This is a type of tooth infection that requires treatment from your dentist. Here are some things to know about tooth abscesses.
There Are Different Types of Dental Abscesses
You may have one of two types of dental abscesses, which vary based on their location and cause. The first type is the more common one, which is a periapical abscess.
Why You're Never Too Old for Braces
25 January 2016
Dental braces and other related orthodontic treatments are most commonly associated with teenagers, and for good reason—this is the period when most people choose to straighten their teeth. However, if you've passed your teenage years, yet are still bothered by crooked teeth, it is worth investigating whether you should have braces. After all, you're never too old for braces, and in fact, there are significant benefits to having braces later in life.
How to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery Procedure
6 January 2016
If you are planning on getting oral surgery, such as having your wisdom teeth removed, there are certain things you need to do beforehand. Don't leave things until the last minute, or the stress and anxiety of trying to nail down plans will only make things worse during surgery. Here are some different ways to prepare for the procedure.
Follow the Dentist's Pre-Procedural Instructions
The instructions your dentist or oral surgeon gives you prior to the procedure are not recommendations.
What to Expect at Your Baby's First Dental Check Up
16 December 2015
Your baby's first dental check up is one of the most important health events in his or her life. As research has suggested, oral health is directly linked to overall human health. That being said, your kid's first dental visit shouldn't be postponed and should be before he or she turns 1 or not later than 6 months after he or she develops the first tooth.
What will occur at the first dental check up?