Using a Basic Filling to Repair a Small Cavity

Sometimes even the most effective and diligent oral hygiene regimen isn’t enough to prevent a small area of tooth decay from forming on one of your teeth. If you notice a problem area on one of your teeth, like a change in texture, a sharp edge, or tooth sensitivity issues, you should not ignore the… Read more »

Pregnancy and Oral Health

Expecting a child is certainly an exciting time in a woman’s life. While you’ve no doubt done your research about how best to care for your baby, did you know that your pregnancy can impact your oral health? Your teeth might need a little extra babying in order to stay healthy and strong. Pregnancy affects… Read more »

Including your New Bridge in Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new bridge represents a serious investment in restoring restoring the full function and appearance of your mouth. Even though it is made from artificial materials that are not subject to tooth decay, the bridge will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene routine. Gum disease can still pose a serious threat… Read more »

Dealing with an injured Tongue or Lip

A blow to the face or a fall can sometimes injure your lip or cause you to bite your tongue. If an emergency like this happens, it’s important to stay calm. If the injury is severe you should consider calling 911 or visiting the emergency room. If your lip or chin is bleeding you can… Read more »