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Do you make sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year to check on your oral health? Learn why dental visits are so important.

5 Tips For Successful Breastfeeding After A Frenectomy

20 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you are a breastfeeding mother, you may have noticed that your child had a tongue tie at an early age, as a tongue tie can cause issues with a child's breastfeeding latch. If you and your child's pediatrician have decided that an infant frenectomy is the best option for your child, you may be excited about breastfeeding your child after the procedure or nervous about trying to breastfeed again. Below are some tips to help support successful breastfeeding after a frenectomy. Read More …

3 Vital Reasons To Take Better Care Of Your Teeth

20 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

The set of permanent teeth you have in your mouth is very important, primarily because this is the only set you will ever get. Having strong, healthy teeth is not only important for the way you look, but it is also important for a variety of other reasons. This is why you should take all the necessary steps you can to make sure you care properly for your teeth. Here are some of the main reasons taking care of your teeth is an important part of life. Read More …

3 Things To Know About Porcelain-Fused-To-Metal Dental Crowns

19 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

When one of your teeth is covered in decay, your dentist may not be able to fill the cavities with a filling. In this situation, your dentist will probably recommend putting a dental crown on the tooth. This will save the tooth and solve the problems with decay, but it will probably require two visits to your dentist. Your dentist may also ask you if you prefer a ceramic crown or a porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crown. Read More …

Here’s What You Need To Know If You Have Small Pointy Teeth Beside Your Two Front Teeth

18 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you have a tooth that is small and pointy on either side of your front teeth, you have either a peg lateral incisor or a retained deciduous tooth. Here's what you need to know.  Peg laterals vs retained deciduous teeth Microndontia is a term used to describe abnormally small teeth and may affect as many as 8.4% of the population. The most common teeth that are affected by microdontia are the maxillary lateral incisors, which are the teeth located on either side of the two front teeth. Read More …

6 Natural Ways To Combat A Toothache

18 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Dealing with a toothache is no fun, especially if you can't see your dentist right away. If you've tried over-the-counter medicines and aren't getting any results, or you'd like to avoid them altogether, here are six safe ways to manage the pain until your appointment time arrives. Cloves Cloves contain eugenol, a natural anesthetic, and they work wonderfully as a natural pain killer. In fact, a recent study by the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons showed that a eugenol-based treatment was better at controlling post-extraction pain and inflammation than using a chlorhexidine-based gel. Read More …