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Toddler Chipped A Tooth? What You Need To Do

If you're the parent of a toddler, you probably spend most of your time protecting your adventurous little one from injury. Unfortunately, in this instance, they sneaked off, had an accident and now you have a piece of their tooth in your hand. While this is not the ideal situation, realize that this is far from the end of the world. Relax Children, especially toddlers, look to their parents for cues on how to react in certain situations. Read More 

What You Should Expect When Your Dentist Does a Root Tip Resection on a Tooth to Stop a Chronic Inflammation Problem

If you've ever had a root canal done, there is a chance that the tip of root on the tooth could get filled with bacteria and create a constant source of inflammation in your gums and bone. This problem results after a root canal for one of two reasons: the root wasn't completely cleaned out at the time of the root canal, or the amalgamate used to fill the tooth after the root canal has deteriorated to the point where bacteria has seeped down to the tip of the root and caused an infection. Read More 

3 Easy Ways To Keep Your Teeth Healthy And Bright Between Professional Treatments

Working with your dentist is the best way to ensure a happy, healthy, and bright smile as you age, but it isn't the only option to consider. There are several simple things you can do at home to help keep your teeth bright and healthy between professional treatments – here are three effective options: Enjoy Strawberries Regularly Thanks to the astringents and vitamin C that's contained in strawberries, you can maintain a bright smile simply by enjoying these delicious fruits on a regular basis. Read More 

Five Bad Habits That Can Be Damaging With Dental Implants

Many dental implant patients make the mistake of assuming that their implants are entirely different from real teeth. They think they can get away with neglecting their new teeth because their new teeth are synthetic. Patients assume that synthetic teeth are not susceptible to the same types of damage as real teeth. However, any bad habit that's unhealthy for real teeth is most likely also unhealthy for dental implants. The following are five common bad habits that can be detrimental to the success of the dental implant procedure: Read More 

Protect Those Pearly Whites: 3 Steps To Effective Brushing

When it comes to brushing your teeth, there's a right way – and a wrong way – to do it. The right way will ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy. The wrong way can lead to gum tooth decay, gum disease, and premature tooth loss. You might think that simply running a tooth brush across your teeth for a minute or two is good enough. Unfortunately, that's not correct. Read More