Why Does My Tooth Ache After A Filling?

If you recently got your tooth filled, you are not alone. Over 90% of adult Americans have at least one filling. While many people can get a tooth filled without too much trouble, there are some people who experience pain after a tooth filling. If you are one of those people, you may need more information about why your tooth …

What Happens if a Dental Crack is Left Untreated?

Maybe you saw it in a mirror. Maybe your mom saw it. Maybe it was your aunt. Or (gasp) maybe it was your spouse. Whoever it was, no one is happy when they find out that they have a crack in their tooth. The question is, what do you do if you have a crack in your tooth? And what …

Do You Come in and See Us Every Six Months Like You Should?

We recommend that you come in for regular cleanings and evaluations every six months. These periodic appointments are important for your overall dental health. Find out why you should keep up with your regular dental appointments. Remove Tartar Plaque and tartar are dangerous substances when it comes to your dental health. Over time, a sticky, bacteria-filled film called plaque will …

Have You Ever Heard of Molar Uprighting?

Unless you’ve had a molar that tilted, you may not have heard of molar uprighting. It’s the process used to correct a molar that has tipped either forward or backwards for whatever reason. This process is fairly common, and it’s important to prevent further damage to your teeth and to make certain you can chew correctly. What Causes Molar Tilting? …

When a Toothache is More Than a Toothache

Sometimes, a toothache is more than a toothache. There are times when it may be an abscessed tooth, bruxism, periodontal disease, or some type of trauma. Knowing the difference between these things will help you get the type of treatment you need to feel better. Abscessed Teeth This is a severe infection between your gums and your tooth that’s caused …

What Your Teeth Get Out of You Eating Lots of Green Vegetables

Growing up, your parents likely told you to eat your vegetables if you wanted to grow big and strong. However, they may not have told you just how important green veggies are for your teeth. The truth is that indulging in green vegetables regularly can leave you with a healthy and beautiful smile. Spinach Spinach is high in many important …

Can Wisdom Teeth Hurt Your Mouth Even if They Come In Straight?

Wisdom teeth usually come in when a person is in their late teens or early 20’s. Often they come with problems. These molars are known for coming in crooked, which will cause pain when eating. They also will sometimes not come in all the way, which will cause its own set of problems. What if your wisdom teeth came in …

Do Not Push Into Your Gum Tissues and Saw Back and Forth

Pushing things into your gum tissues or sawing items back and forth across them is bad. Either of these actions can damage your gums. This is especially true of the area between your teeth where cleanliness is vital. Why Sawing Back and Forth With Floss is Bad The proper way to floss your teeth is to pull it up and …

Relaxing in Our Office Makes the Experience for Everyone Better

Recent surveys show that a considerable percentage of clients get frustrated with lengthy waits. While service delays may be inevitable from time to time, our facilities ensure that every minute you spend on our premises is as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. Our Space We care about keeping our clients from fretting about wait time, and our space is a …

Reasons Your Gums May Get Sore Now and Again

Your gums are sensitive and can easily be damaged. That’s why you may feel some soreness in your gums from time to time. While constant pain or soreness that is focused on one spot can be signs of concern, when should minor soreness worry you? If you understand why your gums could be sore, you will know when you need …