Precautions For Your Pearly Whites When Flying

Flying can trigger toothaches and it is more common than you may think. In fact there is a branch of emergency dentistry known as aviation dentistry to study the impact of flying on the teeth. The atmospheric pressure in an airplane keeps changing constantly between take-off and landing, which leads to that twinge in your […]

Know Your Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth or third molars erupt last in the mouth and because most patients’ mouths are fully developed by then, wisdom teeth often do not show up. Wisdom teeth may lie buried beneath the gums causing discomfort so it is highly recommended to seek the advice of your dentist and get them removed to avoid […]

Medical Conditions That Can Affect Your Oral Health

Not many people know that diseases in different parts of your body can affect your oral health too. There are many medical conditions that can put you at risk of developing periodontal problems. It can potentially harm your teeth and gums. Sometimes, it may be the disease itself that results in varying teeth and gum […]

Disaster-proof Your Smile

Dental emergencies happen without warning and can occur anytime and anywhere. Oftentimes it is not possible to get to the dentist right away because you may be at some distance from one or a dentist may not be immediately available.  Acute dental emergencies, such as oral pain, bleeding or swelling, are harder to handle during […]

Can Asthma Affect Your Oral Health?

Can Asthma Affect Your Oral Health? There are approximately 20 million Americans suffering from asthma. The medications for managing this respiratory condition can lead to adverse oral health effects like increased cavities, bad breath, gum disease and oral sore problems. If you suffer from asthma, you need to follow good oral health care habits to […]

Application of Porcelain Veneers For Cosmetic Dental Problems

With advances in cosmetic dentistry there are treatment options for patients who want to correct cosmetic flaws. Porcelain veneers is one such treatment to improve the appearance of teeth, wherein thin shells of veneers or dental laminates are bonded onto the front of the teeth. Porcelain veneers are permanent and are durable, lasting for many […]

Snack Your Way to White Teeth

Everyone wants to have a bright smile. Pearly whites can help make a good impression and give you confidence. We all know you are what you eat, so an unhealthy diet full of sugary snacks, black coffee and red wine can negatively affect your teeth and cause teeth staining. On the other hand there are […]

Getting Braces as an Adult

Your smile may be one of your best assets and it is never too late to embrace braces for straight and well-aligned teeth. If you have good periodontal health, adults of any age can seek orthodontic treatment to improve their smiles or correct their bites. Braces are no longer just for children or teens, as […]

Know Your Teeth

When you look closely at your teeth in the mirror, you may notice the different types of teeth and the distinctive shape and size of each. Your teeth have uniquely different functions whether to help with speech, or to cut and chew food for digestion. Your mouth also provides early indication of the overall health […]

Sedation Dentistry Options for Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Dental phobia and anxiety can cause immense distress at the thought of going to the dentist but it should not stop you from getting necessary care. There are many ways of making your dental experience more tolerable. There are medication options and sedation dentistry that can help patients safely deal with phobias and anxiety, while […]