7 Benefits of Fluoride Treatments

7 Benefits of Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in some of the foods we eat. It can also be found in some city water systems, oral hygiene products, and even in nutritional supplements. While fluoride plays several roles in a person’s health, it is perhaps most...
Dry Socket Diagnosis, Treatment, and More

Dry Socket Diagnosis, Treatment, and More

During the normal healing process after having a tooth extracted, the empty socket in the gums should develop a blood clot. This blood clot helps the hole in your gums heal properly while also protecting the jawbone and nerves that would otherwise be exposed. When a...
Canker Sore vs. Cold Sore: What’s the Difference?

Canker Sore vs. Cold Sore: What’s the Difference?

Although both cold sores and canker sores affect the mouth and can be quite painful, their similarities pretty much stop there. Cold sores and canker sores are quite different oral health problems with different causes, symptoms, and treatments. Continue reading to...
How to Get the Most Out of a Dentist Appointment

How to Get the Most Out of a Dentist Appointment

Whether you’re pressed for time in a busy schedule or experiencing anxiety about visiting the dentist, you don’t want the stress of daily life and dental exams to get in the way of making sure you get the most you can out of your time at the dentist....
9 Ways to Soothe a Toothache at Night

9 Ways to Soothe a Toothache at Night

Toothaches are painful, and when one strikes in the middle of the night, the discomfort can keep you from getting the rest you need. With a visit to the dentist unavailable until the next day, you’ll want to find relief fast with items you likely already have at...
How Do Dentists Detect Cavities?

How Do Dentists Detect Cavities?

Leaving the dentist’s office with a clean report of “no cavities” is a wonderful feeling, and it’s a good sign that you have been taking excellent care of your teeth and gums in between your professional dental cleanings and examinations. ...