Toothache, could it be more then just a little pain?

July 22nd, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

A "Toothache" can usually be referred to as pain that is felt around the teeth and or jaw. The cause of a toothache in most cases is by either problems with your jaw and or tooth. In most cases you (and I am talking from experience here) you would just leave it and wait for the pain to subside, but this isn’t the correct thing to do. Toothaches are a sign that there may be more to worry about then just a little pain. The causes of toothache are several but the major causes are, dental cavity, Read more [...]




Dental Care: Dealing With Cracked Teeth

July 8th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth in the mouth to erupt, which normally happens around the ages of 17 - 25. For many years, there has been a lot of controversy as to the need to remove these teeth.  If the teeth don’t cause any harm or pain, they are normally fine to stay in place.  If they present a bad position or cause you a lot of pain or discomfort, they will need to be removed. Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom teeth are Read more [...]



Is individual dental insurance preferable to a discount dental plan?

June 24th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Dental insurance contracts are often very benefit-rich on group insurance policies but not so on individual stand alone dental contracts.  For this reason, the 24-month  waiting periods we often see on individual dental contracts and the high rates of standalone dental insurance,  dental discount plans are often more advantageous for those who cannot get their dental insurance through an employer. Dental insurance contracts are often very benefit-rich on group insurance policies but not so Read more [...]



Dental Care: Dealing With Cracked Teeth

June 10th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth in the mouth to erupt, which normally happens around the ages of 17 - 25. For many years, there has been a lot of controversy as to the need to remove these teeth.  If the teeth don’t cause any harm or pain, they are normally fine to stay in place.  If they present a bad position or cause you a lot of pain or discomfort, they will need to be removed. Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom teeth are Read more [...]



Dental Implants for Lost Teeth

May 13th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Many people suffer with the loss of teeth from young adulthood on. This can be very detrimental to many areas of an individual’s life. Dental implants could be your solution to missing teeth. If you had a sports accident as a teenager and lost teeth but your parents could not afford to get your missing teeth replaced, you have probably been suffering for a long time. You likely do not smile as big as you would otherwise. You might be afraid to laugh or start up a conversation for fear someone Read more [...]



Dentists and Dental Hygienists: An Awesome Team

April 29th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

When you visit dentists for your dental health maintenance, you are actually going to spend more time with a dental hygienist. These dental "nurses" perform much of what a dentist does, assisting them as a teammate in your dental health. When you go to dentists twice a year for regular cleanings and check ups, it's not actually he or she that does the bulk of the work. Usually, when you make your appointment, you are actually meeting with a dental hygienist and not a doctor. It could be said that Read more [...]



A Cheat Sheet For Whiter Teeth

April 8th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Lemons and oranges offer you Vitamin C, however they can also whiten your teeth. Orange or lemon peels can assist brighten your teeth if you massage the back of the peel versus your teeth. White teeth are among the primary icons of success in today's business world, in addition to in day to day socializing. If somebody has a nice smile, that signals to everybody around them that they are a nice, confident, successful person who they must be friendly with. Continue reading to learn exactly how Read more [...]



Dental Implants for Lost Teeth

March 11th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Many people suffer with the loss of teeth from young adulthood on. This can be very detrimental to many areas of an individual’s life. Dental implants could be your solution to missing teeth. If you had a sports accident as a teenager and lost teeth but your parents could not afford to get your missing teeth replaced, you have probably been suffering for a long time. You likely do not smile as big as you would otherwise. You might be afraid to laugh or start up a conversation for fear someone Read more [...]



Tooth Care: A Close Look At Wisdom Teeth

February 25th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth in the mouth to erupt, which normally happens around the ages of 17 - 25. For many years, there has been a lot of controversy as to the need to remove these teeth.  If the teeth don’t cause any harm or pain, they are normally fine to stay in place.  If they present a bad position or cause you a lot of pain or discomfort, they will need to be removed. Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom Read more [...]



Your Teenager’s Teeth: When Are Braces Needed?

January 28th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Your Teenager’s Teeth: When Are Braces Needed? By Dale Harris Being the parent of a teenager can be tough. But as the adult, it’s your (sometimes thankless!) job to do what you can to take care of your teen’s health. Understanding when and why your teenager needs to get braces is a part of that. In this post, you will learn the signals to look for. They Have Crowding This is exactly what it sounds like — there isn’t enough space in their mouths for all of their teeth. If crowding Read more [...]