What to Do If You Have an Abscess

What to Do If You Have an Abscess

A tooth abscess can happen when a tooth has decayed, chipped or broken. This can allow bacteria to enter the inner part of the tooth which can lead to infection. The infection may cause a buildup of fluid and swelling, resulting in an abscess. If left untreated, the...
5 Signs Your Gums Need Help

5 Signs Your Gums Need Help

Dental health is important. Many may associate cavities with poor dental health, and although cavities are a common concern, another concern that almost half of adults over 30 will experience is gum disease. The risks increase from there, with older adults reaching as...
Building Better Oral Habits

Building Better Oral Habits

It can be difficult to remember to brush after every meal and floss every night, yet the reasons to take good care of our teeth are countless. Poor dental hygiene can lead to many problems that can be costly to treat like cavities, gum disease and discolored teeth. A...
Is Fluoride Really Important?

Is Fluoride Really Important?

Although some may ask, “is fluoride really important?” It has proved its worth over the years. Called the biggest advance in dentistry of the 20th century, fluoride is a constant presence in dental care. In toothpastes, therapeutic mouthwashes, and water supply, it...