Two Bad Habits You Should Give Up Before Getting Dental Implants

Although dental implants can be successfully placed in the majority of patients, a person's oral habits can affect the implants' longevity. To ensure your implants provide years of trouble-free use, here are two bad habits you should break before getting them: Smoking Most people who smoke already know it's not good for their overall health. According to the Center for Disease Control, six million people die each year from smoking, and another 16 million in America have been diagnosed with a disease caused by this bad habit.   Read More...

An Excruciating Extraction Aftermath: What To Do

After any surgery, there is some risk of pain. If you have recently undergone a tooth extraction, the pain may be mild, especially after taking the prescribed medication. However, the pain could potentially be difficult to bear. If this is your situation, there are fortunately ways in which you can keep the pain to a minimum. Talk To Your Surgeon About Your Pain Medication Communicate with your oral surgeon regarding the effectiveness of the pain medication that has been prescribed.   Read More...

The Dangerous Bacteria Biting Your Nails Introduces To Your Mouth

Everyone knows that biting their nails is a bad habit to have. It damages your nails, your teeth, and is generally seen as a nervous habit that reflects poorly on the person doing it. If you're struggling to break the habit, knowing that you're ingesting a large number of germs and bacteria every time you bite your nails might help. Read on to learn about how you're endangering your gums and overall health when you bite your nails.   Read More...

Why Would a Filling Need to Be Replaced?

Visiting a dentist is the only way to find out the condition of your teeth, and there are many things you can find out during a dental visit. One thing your dentist might tell you is that you need a filling replaced. While many people think fillings will last forever, and in some cases they do, fillings generally do need to be replaced at some point. Here are some of the common reasons this occurs.   Read More...

Importance Of Quick Dental Care

If you are experiencing pain in you teeth or your jaw, it is very important that you act as soon as you possibly can. Call your dentist or go to the hospital if the pain is too bad. A dentist or a doctor is going to be the only way to first stop the pain and second, take care of the problem. There are many different things that can be going on to give you jaw or tooth pain, and each needs to be addressed as soon as possible.   Read More...