5 Genetic Oral Disorders

When it comes to genes, some people get the short end of the stick. Some people are not as tan as they wish to be, while others literally do get the short end of the stick: they're short! There are also those who are prone to genetic oral abnormalities or disorders. These abnormalities range from everything like slight aesthetic disfigurations to some truly horrible abnormalities that may make living life a difficult proposition. Read More 

Menopause, High Blood Pressure And Gum Disease: Improve Your Health With Dental Implants

When you first entered menopause, a number of things probably ran through your head, including how to get through your hot flashes and mood swings unscathed. The one thing you might not have thought about is periodontal disease until it was too late. If you currently have gum disease and lost teeth due to your oral condition, see your dentist about dental implants. Your dentist offers tooth replacements, such as dental implants, to improve your oral health. Read More 

8 Ways To Help Your Child Prevent Cavities

Cavities occur quite frequently in children. In fact, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children aged 6 to 11, according to Center for Disease Control and Prevention. As a parent, it can feel terrible to subject your little one to a dentist's drill. Getting a cavity filled can be scary for a lot of children. That is why it is so important to instill good oral hygiene habits in your child from the start. Read More 

3-Step Home Remedy For Treating Your Abscessed Tooth

If you are undergoing treatment for an abscessed tooth, you may wonder if there is anything else you can do at home to help kill the infection faster and relieve your pain symptoms. If so, use the following three-step home remedy using ingredients that you can easily find in supermarkets and pharmacies. Step 1:  Treat The Area With A Salt And Peppermint Oil Paste The first step in treating your abscess is to apply a paste made with table salt and peppermint oil. Read More 

Knowing These Four Things About Pain Can Help You Communicate Better With Your Dentist

Describing a toothache to your pediatrric dentist can be difficult. There are many nerves in your mouth, and it can sometimes be hard to pinpoint where your pain is coming from or even give it a label. However, your dentist relies heavily on your descriptions to guide his or her treatment of your problem. If you consider these four facts about pain before you go to your exam, you will be better prepared to describe the pain you are experiencing. Read More