A root canal cleans out decay in your tooth’s root and pulp. Your teeth have an outer enamel layer, a second dentin layer, and a soft inner core extending into your jawbone’s root that consists of nerves, blood vessels, and… Read More
Why You Need to Take Care of Your Gums
Proper oral health means taking care of your teeth AND gums. You take care of both by brushing twice a day for at least two minutes, flossing daily, drinking a plethora of water, and eating a balanced diet. It’s also… Read More
How to Tell If a Cavity is Forming
When weakened areas of a tooth don’t remineralize, it creates damage in the form of a tiny hole called a “cavity.” You can prevent cavities with proper oral hygiene and a healthy, well-balanced diet. However, your risk increases when you… Read More
Are Fillings Necessary for Baby Teeth?
One of the harder parts of keeping kids healthy is making sure they establish good dental hygiene routines (including brushing and flossing). Most kids don’t love to brush their teeth, and once the novelty of it wears off, getting them… Read More
How to Reduce Early Tooth Decay in Children
It can be hard to get kids to care for their teeth, especially since we know those primary teeth, AKA baby teeth, only last a few years before they fall out on their own anyway. Those teeth still need to… Read More
Comprehensive Dental Care Tips for Adults
Dental hygiene is not the most interesting thing about your daily routine, but it is certainly one of the most important. A good dental routine that thoroughly and adequately cleans your teeth is one of the building blocks to good… Read More
Root Canal Treatment in Your Future?
Root canals are dental procedures that positively affect the lives of thousands and thousands of dental patients. They have somewhat of a scary reputation, but the actual process is straightforward and painless. If a dentist tells you that you need… Read More
Brushing Done the Right Way
Your toothbrushing ritual is probably such a mundane part of your day that you barely think about it. This means that you might be slacking on the procedure without even knowing it. Of course, improper brushing can lead to surprising,… Read More
Is an Illness Causing Your Tooth Pain?
Typically, the symptoms of illnesses are exactly what you expect. But, that isn’t necessarily always the case. In fact, a few different oral conditions can end up being the symptoms you least expect that let you know that you’re sick…. Read More