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Teething can be a challenging time for baby and parents alike. Fortunately, this phase of your child’s life won’t last forever—but in the meantime, what can you do to help your baby be more comfortable?
It’s understandable that you’d want your stinky breath to go away as soon as possible. While you’re waiting to see your dentist, what can you do the meantime to have a clean and fresh smile?
Getting a prenatal care checkup from your oral health provider is just as important as keeping up with your other appointments. If you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, this is a great time to schedule an appointment with your dentist!
An infection of the gums can be painful and threaten your oral health. But what exactly causes someone to get a gum infection? Here’s how gum infections happen and how they’re treated.
It’s estimated that 45 million Americans have had their teeth professionally whitened. This number doesn’t include those who have tried over-the-counter teeth whitening products for their smiles. With so many people receiving a professional whitening treatment, it’s natural to wonder how this procedure affects your teeth and gums. For those...
When considering orthodontic treatment, traditional braces and Invisalign are two of the most prominent options that come to mind. While traditional metal braces have long been the standard of care, Invisalign offers people who want to straighten their teeth with a subtle, removable form of treatment with reduced orthodontist visits. But which option is...
Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is a condition in which bacteria accumulate around the gumline and cause an ongoing infection. As a result of this, gum disease causes symptoms such as gum inflammation, chronic bad breath, or bleeding gums . With an estimated half of American adults over...
Getting a root canal allows you to save your natural tooth to avoid getting a replacement. Whether due to trauma or decay, a root canal procedure will be similar to getting a filling and you’ll need to follow your dentist’s instructions for caring for your tooth afterward. Eating the right foods can...