Dental emergencies are frightening and inconvenient! While it’s true that there are some circumstances that can’t be avoided, did you know that there are actually quite a few measures you can take on your own to avoid having to visit your emergency dentist? Here’s what you should know.
January 11, 2019
December 23, 2018
It started as a slight twinge in your tooth as you enjoyed your favorite dessert – ice cream. You didn’t think much of it because it went away quickly on its own. Soon, you began to notice that the sensitivity would linger; however, it wasn’t anything that ibuprofen couldn’t manage. Now, you’ve found yourself with a full-blown toothache that is keeping you awake at night, and ibuprofen no longer helps. What should you do? Your emergency dentist has some solutions.
December 10, 2018
Your smile is an integral part of the first impressions you make? What does your smile say about you? Is it time to make some improvements you’ve always wanted? Why not kick off 2019 with the boost of confidence that a beautiful and healthy smile provides? Your cosmetic dentist has excellent solutions, read on to learn more about what’s possible for your smile.
November 23, 2018
With new studies and information constantly coming to light, it is hard to ignore the connection between oral health and overall health. The oral systemic connection shows us that the same bacteria that causes gum disease can also contribute to other health concerns in the body, and vice versa. This information tells us that now, more than ever before, it is important to establish and maintain a relationship with your dentist in Keller, in order to achieve optimum oral and overall health.
November 3, 2018
It started as sensitivity when you’d drink your morning coffee, but it went away quickly and on its own. Next, you noticed that while the sensitivity would linger, it still went away. Now, you’re awake halfway through the night with severe pain that even ibuprofen can’t touch. Your dentist informs you that you need a root canal. How did this happen?
October 21, 2018
Your tooth is feeling sensitive when you drink your coffee in the morning. This started happening a few weeks back, but it wasn’t every day. Now you’re noticing it every morning and your tooth even woke you up last night because you felt discomfort. You wonder if it’s time to visit your emergency dentist? Is this really an emergency? Read on for some answers!
October 9, 2018
It has been said that tooth pain is some of the worst pain you can experience. It can be very intense to the point where it keeps you awake at night and away from your normal activities. Pain is also a signal that there is something wrong with your tooth and it’s prompting you to act quickly and contact your dentist for treatment. Read on to learn some of the circumstances that cause toothaches and what you should do to handle them.
September 24, 2018
You brush your teeth religiously twice per day. An evening never goes by where you don’t floss before bedtime, yet you still get cavities. You find this frustrating and wonder what more you could be doing to protect your teeth from decay? Your family dentist has a solution, and it might just surprise you how easy and affordable it is!
September 2, 2018
Oral cancer is one we don’t often hear much about; however, did you know that it is responsible for one death in America every hour? That’s close to 10,000 people lost each year. What’s worse is that of the 50,000 people that will be diagnosed this year, only around half of those people will be alive in 5 years. These dismal numbers have not really improved over the years because many cases of oral cancer are detected in their later phases, leaving the patient with a poor prognosis. Your family dentist shares what you should know about oral cancer in order to protect yourself and your loved ones.
August 18, 2018
People generally know what to do when an emergency is occurring. However, dental emergencies can be a bit more difficult to manage because they don’t happen often. Plus, they often involve areas of the body that most people don’t know how to address, such as the tooth sockets and knocked-out teeth. In the event that your mouth is injured or your tooth is cracked, do you know the right steps?
The next time you find yourself having a dental emergency, consider these steps.