Pain from Gums: Causes and Treatments

While everyone talks about tooth pain, you are just as likely to experience pain from gums at some point in your life. Whether you are experiencing constant pain or pain when you eat and drink or brush and floss your teeth, the root of gum pain can have many causes....

Wisdom Teeth Pain Symptoms: What Do They Mean?

There is an old saying that says, “With age comes wisdom.” While this often refers to knowledge, it is also true when we talk about your teeth. Unlike the 28 other teeth in your mouth, wisdom teeth are a little different and they develop with age. But what does that...

Smoking After Removing Wisdom Teeth

Are your wisdom teeth starting to bother you? Is it time to get them removed? While wisdom teeth extraction is a relatively straightforward procedure, the recovery can be complicated for those who smoke. Yes, it can be tempting to have a cigarette following the...

Urgent vs. Non-Urgent Dental Care

When it’s the weekend and you’re having pain in your teeth, mouth or gums, how do you know if you’re dealing with a dental emergency, versus an issue that can wait until the next day your dental office is open? Often the answer to this question depends on the severity...

7 Tips for Managing Dry Mouth

Have you experienced dry mouth? Dry mouth is very common, and it can happen to anyone, regardless of age. It’s uncomfortable – as if you’re extremely dehydrated. It happens when the salivary glands aren’t working as they should. It can be really annoying, and it...

10 Fun Facts About Human Teeth

In today’s world, we are fortunate that there are all kinds of services to keep your smile healthy, and to keep you looking and feeling your best. Whether medical or cosmetic, there aren’t many issues modern dentistry can’t address. But how often do you really think...

How Many Teeth Do Adults Have?

When it comes to going to the dentist and taking care of our teeth properly, we often don’t think about the anatomy of the teeth we have. Other than having our wisdom teeth removed in our teen years or early 20s, or when they begin to cause us pain, do we know how...

What to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth aren’t always a problem for everyone. However, for most people, wisdom teeth mean a great deal of pain and additional dental issues. When your dentist recommends wisdom tooth removal, there is likely no room for the teeth to come in, which will cause...

How Often Do Dental Implants Need To Be Replaced?

For those that have been considering dental implants, you probably have because you’ve heard great things. Dental implants provide a more comfortable way to replace missing teeth. They also are more sturdy than dentures, meaning that the dental restoration won’t fall...