What is a Dental Emergency?

What is a Dental Emergency?

Injuries to the mouth may include teeth that are knocked out (avulsed), forced out of position and loosened (extruded) or fractured. In addition, lips, gums or cheeks are often cut. Oral injuries are often painful and should be treated by a dentist as soon as...
Wisdom Teeth: Is it Wise to Remove Them?

Wisdom Teeth: Is it Wise to Remove Them?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last teeth to grow in the back of the mouth. Common misunderstandings surround their name origin, removal reasons and pain sources, according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general...
Monitor Infant’s Fluoride Intake

Monitor Infant’s Fluoride Intake

If you add fluoridated water to your infant’s baby formula, you may be putting your child at risk of developing dental fluorosis, a harmless cosmetic condition manifested by brown, mottled or discolored enamel. Although fluoride – found naturally in all water...
Allergies and Denistry

Allergies and Denistry

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to a specific substance, called an allergen, that makes contact with the skin, or is inhaled into the lungs, swallowed, or injected. Some allergic reactions are mild, while others can be severe and life-threatening. Allergic...