Have you ever had a dental emergency and not known what to do? Taking immediate action before visiting your dentist can prevent the issue from getting worse and sometimes even save your tooth. Take a look at the 6 most common dental emergencies and what you can do about them! 1. Chipped, Cracked or Broken Tooth If your tooth has been chipped or broken, save any pieces of the tooth you can to show to your dentist. If you are bleeding, apply gauze to the affected area for about
Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month! It is so important for children to develop good oral health habits at an early age. Starting strong dental health habits early will give kids a fantastic foundation for good oral health and a lifetime of healthy smiles. Let’s look at the essential tips for keeping our kids’ smiles happy and healthy for years to come! Start Early Don’t wait until your child’s teeth start coming in or they can hold a toothbrush - good oral hygiene
‘Tis the season for lights and merriment, friends and family, and delicious food and drink! Though the holidays may look a bit different this year, we’ll still be celebrating safely with virtual gift exchanges and gatherings, and by choosing our holiday feasts and eating habits wisely. We’ve put together a little guideline on how to keep your mouth happy and healthy this holiday season, check it out below! Be Picky if it’s Sticky, Sweet or Starchy While eating nearly anything
You’ve just received your new set of custom-made dentures, and are eager to have back your old (or improved!) smile -- congratulations! Like getting a new pair of stiff leather boots, dentures take a bit of adjustment, or “breaking in” time. It’s normal to experience some discomfort as one gets used to new dentures, but it won’t last forever. With a bit of practice, patience and care, soon enough you will be smiling, eating, and speaking with ease and confidence again! Feel a
Summer is for sun, fun and smiles! Keep away tooth decay and keep your smile healthy and bright with these summer smile tips, for you and your entire family! Stick to a Routine | Brush and Floss Daily With vacations, reunions, social events and more, it can be easy to fall off routine during the summer. But no matter how busy or eventful your summer gets, it’s important to keep to routine for yourself and for your kids. Make a point to set aside a few minutes at the beginning
We live in a world of choices, with a glut of options in everything from restaurants to streaming subscriptions and even to toothbrushes! Here are a few simple factors that will help you choose the right toothbrush for you: 1) Always Choose a Soft Bristled Toothbrush. Though toothbrushes also come with medium and hard bristles, most dentists agree that a soft bristled toothbrush is the way to go. Soft bristles offer less risk of damage to gums, gum recession, and worn tooth e
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