• When is a Toothache a Dental Emergency?

    A toothache is a common dental problem, but how can you tell if it is a sign of a problem that can wait until your next dental checkup or an emergency that needs to be dealt with right away? Here are a few signs that you should seek out emergency dental care for your toothache. 1. When the Pain is Severe If you are experiencing severe pain that you cannot control with over-the-counter medicines, you should contact an emergency dental service.
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  • 5 Ways to Keep Bad Breath at Bay While Undergoing Invisalign Treatment

    Some patients complain that they suffer from bad breath while undergoing Invisalign treatment. But Invisalign aligners don't cause bad breath. The cause of bad breath during Invisalign treatment stems from the oral habits of the patients undergoing the treatment. These oral habits, when combined with Invisalign aligners, can lead to bad breath. Fortunately, if you are about to undergo Invisalign treatment, you can take steps to ensure that bad breath never becomes a problem during your treatment.
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  • Helping You Understand Root Canals

    Tooth decay is a common tooth ailment associated with people who do not observe good dental hygiene. What Happens? Bacteria multiply in your mouth and start eating away at your teeth. A tooth has three distinct layers: the outermost, enamel; the middle layer, dentine; and the innermost, pulp cavity. Bacteria start eating away at your enamel. At this time, you may not feel anything, but you might notice food sticking on the top surface of your tooth, where a hole may have started forming.
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