Things To Know About Pediatric Orthodontics

As a child grows up, he or she begins to lose baby teeth so they can be replaced by the adult ones that grow in. Missing and gapped teeth at a young age isn't usually a big concern for young children, but the problem can become stressful as your child grows up and reaches school age. For example, the gaps in a child's teeth can interfere with him or her enjoying school if other children make fun of them. Read More 

Flossing And Your Dental Health: How Often Should You Be Doing It And How Do You Do It Correctly?

Flossing is a very important part of oral hygiene. Like brushing, dental floss is used to remove plaque that builds up on your teeth. Removing plaque helps to prevent tooth decay, decreasing the chance that you'll develop cavities. However, floss is able to reach areas that your toothbrush can't, such as between your teeth. Mouthwash can reach between your teeth, but it's not very effective at removing adhered plaque — dental floss can. Read More 

Are Dental Implants Painful?

When you look at a dental implant outside of the body, it might seem a little intimidating. The dental crown is no issue, as it just looks like a tooth, but the idea of this titanium rod being put in your gums could leave you feeling nervous. If you've been wondering if you can expect pain when you get dental implants, this is what you need to know. The Procedure Read More 

What You Should Know About Your Gums And Skipping The Dentist

Although everyone understands the importance of visiting the dentist, many people don't do it nearly as often as they should. Whether it's fear of the dentist or any other reason, putting off your dental visits can lead to all sorts of problems with your teeth, gums, and jaw. In fact, one of the earliest problems you might encounter, aside from cavities, will begin in your gums. Here's what you need to know about red, swollen, puffy gums and the steps needed to treat them. Read More 

Options For Making Sure You See Your Dentist Regularly

Some people put off going to their primary care physician until they are very sick or think something is really wrong. However, even more people put off going to the dentist until they are in extreme pain of have a serious injury to their teeth. Whether it is due to no dental insurance or fear due to the sounds you hear when the dentist is working on your mouth, the fact is people just do not practice the best oral hygiene practices. Read More