3 Signs You Should Call the Emergency Dentist

While many people have the number of the emergency dentist written down in their phone book or saved in their cell phone, not many people know if and when they should call this number. No one wants to feel as if they are making a big deal over a minor dental issue or that they are wasting the time of an emergency dentist. However, there are some instances when it is important you receive treatment from an emergency dentist. Read More 

Thinking About Dental Crowns? Here’s Why You Need Your Teeth Whitened First

Are you thinking about getting a dental crown (or multiple crowns) to improve your self-confidence? Dental crowns are caps placed over teeth to make them look (and sometimes function) better. They can hide broken teeth, misshapen teeth, and large fillings, making you feel better about your smile. However, if your primary motivation for getting a crown is appearance, there's something you'll probably need to do first: get your teeth whitened. Read More 

4 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dentures When Travelling

Going away from home presents unique challenges if you have dentures. Because dentures are rather costly, it is important to make a care plan that includes where you go, what you eat, how you will clean your teeth and other essential denture maintenance practices. This routine should be well thought-out and stuck to as much as possible. The following are some tips to help you through planning and your life away from home. Read More 

5 Warning Signs of Gum Disease You Must Not Ignore

Gum disease is a serious condition that can lead to tooth loss or even damage to the bones in your jaw. If you think you might have gum disease, it is vital to see a dentist to find out what you can do to bring it under control. The following five symptoms are all signs of gum disease that you can't afford to ignore. 1. Bleeding When You Clean Your Teeth  Read More 

Homemade Toothpaste and Mouthwash

An emergency dentist is the best port of call if you suddenly find yourself with damaged teeth from an impact or if you're fretting over a loose filling. These instances are unfortunate and often unpredictable, however, you can do something about your oral health on a daily basis to reduce the risk of other issues that can build up over time. Infections and poor hygiene can easily be prevented, and in this day and age where organic products are widely popular, making your own oral hygiene products is both cheap and fun. Read More