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How Long Does Tooth Bonding Last

How Long Does Tooth Bonding Last

Whether you are looking to address damage to a single tooth or looking to improve the look of your smile, dental bonding is a dental treatment that can help you achieve those goals. Bonding adds a putty-like resin to the surface of your teeth that can help address a...

Are You Supposed to Brush or Floss First?

Are You Supposed to Brush or Floss First?

By now, you know a good oral hygiene routine that includes brushing and flossing is essential to good oral health. But have you ever wondered whether you should be brushing or flossing first? Does it really make a difference? While people have argued the pros and cons...

Is a Sinus Lift Painful?

Is a Sinus Lift Painful?

If you are considering dental implants to replace missing teeth in your upper jaw, your oral surgeon may have mentioned the need for a sinus lift procedure. If you don’t have enough bone in the upper jaw bone, this procedure is often necessary in order to provide...

Why Do I Have a Pimple on My Gums?

Why Do I Have a Pimple on My Gums?

Have you noticed a small red or white bump on your gums that looks like a small pimple? Known as a gum boil or abscess, these small bumps are similar to a pimple you find on your face. While you may be tempted to pop pimples on your face, popping a gum boil can spread...

How Long Do Crowns Last?

How Long Do Crowns Last?

Dental crowns are a treatment option used to help stabilize and save damaged teeth after extensive decay, injury, and a root canal. But how long can you expect your dental crown to last? While the average length of time a crown will last depends on the type of dental...

Why Is My Mouth Producing So Much Saliva Suddenly?

Why Is My Mouth Producing So Much Saliva Suddenly?

When someone indulges in their favorite food, they may refer to it as “mouth-watering.” While this mouth-watering experience is common when you enjoy good food, excessive saliva production, known as hypersalivation, can also occur even when you aren’t eating good...

Is a Dental Bridge Permanent?

Is a Dental Bridge Permanent?

Are you hiding your smile because of a few missing teeth? If you answered yes, you are not alone. In fact, the American College of Prosthodontists reports as many as 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. When you have a missing tooth, not only does it...

Blood Blister in Mouth: Causes and Remedies

Blood Blister in Mouth: Causes and Remedies

Chances are you have accidentally bitten the inside of your cheek at least once or twice and had a small sore form in your mouth. While this is common and often has no need for concern, what happens when you notice that the sore is filled with blood? What if you don’t...

Do Dentures Hurt?

Do Dentures Hurt?

Dentures are a common oral appliance designed to replace lost or missing teeth, giving you back your smile and functionality. While these oral prosthetics are designed to be a comfortable replacement, pain and discomfort can occur, especially with new dentures. But...

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