2022

  • Are There Any Potential Side-Effects Associated with a Root Canal?

    If your dentist has told you that you need a root canal and this is your first time, you may be quite concerned. Other people may have told you that this can be quite an involved procedure, but it is typically successful, and you can trust your dental professional. Still, you may want to know about some of the potential side effects so that you can be fully prepared for your appointment.
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  • 5 Signs That You Need to See Your Dentist for Your Toothache

    One of the earliest warning signs that you have a problem with a tooth is pain or a toothache. Sometimes, toothaches go away without any intervention. But sometimes, a toothache is a sign of something more serious. If you have a toothache and are unsure whether you need to see a dentist or not, then check for the following signs. 1. Discoloration The first thing you should do when you feel tooth pain is examine the affected tooth.
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  • Age of Wisdom: Why Some Children Need Wisdom Teeth Removal

    If you've had your wisdom teeth extracted, you probably remember that it wasn't the most pleasant experience, even if it wasn't all that bad. You probably felt a bit flat for a day or two while you recovered, but then it was back to business as usual (although with a healthier smile). You were likely to have been in your late teens or early twenties when your wisdom teeth were removed by your dentist—which is why it might seem odd, all these years later, when your family dentist tells you that your relatively young child needs to have their wisdom teeth removed.
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  • 3 Signs You Are a Good Candidate for Dental Implants

    Dental implant surgery may be an option if you suffer from tooth loss—perhaps due to an injury, periodontal disease or some other reason. However, not everyone is a good candidate for this treatment option.  A dentist will need to evaluate the bone mass in your jaw and oral health, as well as general body health to determine if you qualify for the treatment. Here are three telltale signs you're a good candidate for dental implants.
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