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Getting your kids to brush their teeth… it’s one of the trickiest things parents have to deal with. But also one of the most important. How do you get a toddler to stay still? Let alone, get them to brush their teeth for 2 minutes twice a day? Well, you’re not alone in this struggle, […]
Think you might need a dental bridge? It’s one of the most common dental procedures for replacing a missing tooth. It’s an excellent solution that should last you many years if you maintain it properly. You might have lost a tooth due to trauma, gum disease, tooth decay, or a failed root canal. Missing teeth […]
I want to talk to you about a common dental emergency that can lead to severe complications if not treated promptly by an emergency dentist. I’m talking about a tooth abscess. What is a tooth abscess? A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus caused by an infection of the tooth and can occur in […]
A retainer is an orthodontic appliance made to keep your teeth in place after braces or shift them to the correct position. Made of either metal or plastic, it is custom-made to fit your teeth exactly. There are two functions of retainers: Passive retainer: keeps the new position of your teeth after braces Active retainer: […]
Crest Whitestrips have become extremely popular for their convenience and affordability. They do work and can be an easy solution for whiter teeth, but you need to know some of the risks with this teeth whitening method before you try it. In this post, I’ll discuss how Crest Whitestrips and similar brands work. How Crest […]
By: Dr. Nathan Coughlin RETAINER BRITE: INSTRUCTIONS, REVIEW, AND DOES IT WORK? Retainers are a vital part of orthodontics, and Retainer Brite can help keep your removable appliances clean. We spend a lot of time and money to achieve a beautiful smile, but it’s all for nothing if you do not maintain your teeth’ […]
Dry socket: symptoms, pain relief, treatment, healing time Dry socket is a painful ailment that happens after a tooth extraction. When the blood clot from the extraction site falls out prematurely (within the first 4 days after surgery), dry socket causes extreme pain that may radiate to the jaw, face, and ear. It also causes […]
Tooth extraction is the removal of a damaged or unrestorable tooth. There are 2 types of extractions: simple extractions and surgical extractions. Wisdom tooth extractions are almost always surgical extractions. A tooth extraction is a procedure where an unrestorable tooth is pulled out of its bone socket. An extraction is required in cases of […]
A root canal is a dental treatment to preserve a tooth with an infected or inflamed pulp due to a deep cavity or trauma. Despite its bad name, the dreaded root canal is not supposed to be painful. However, root canals carry some risks. There is also much controversy about this treatment, which has caused […]
Think you might need a dental crown (aka dental cap)? These restorations are extremely common and help so many people improve their smiles. They serve to protect and strengthen weakened teeth while providing a beautiful esthetic solution. I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about crowns but still have many questions about them. What kind of […]
Dr. Christine shares her secrets for creating a lovely dental home that her patients adore.