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 

Should You Get A Root Canal Or A Dental Implant?

Do you have a problem tooth and aren't sure what to do about it? Your dentist has probably given you some choices. Root canals, extractions, and dental implants are the most common solutions for problem teeth. You don't want to get an extraction without putting something in its place. After all, who wants a noticeable gap in their smile? So, your real choices are either a root canal or a dental implant. Read More 

What To Do If You Lose A Dental Crown

Dental crowns made of porcelain or ceramic are the most natural-looking replacement for missing teeth. Even though crowns are designed permanent, they can occasionally fall out if you experience dental trauma or if the cement seeps out over many years. Here are the steps you should take after you have lost a dental crown. Remove the Crown and Inspect the Tooth First and foremost, you should remove the crown from your mouth as soon as you notice that it has come loose. Read More 

DIY Tooth Fairy Pillows: Make The Most Of Your Children’s Memories

Playing tooth fairy is just as much fun as it is for kids to lose their teeth. Parents get so excited to be able to sneak in, swap the tooth for a wonderful prize, and see the joy on the child's face in the morning. However, some kids sleep lightly, making it hard to sneak in without waking them. Other kids flop around so much the tooth could be across the room by the time you go in to do the deed. Read More 

3 Side Effects Of Sleep Apnea: Get Dental Treatment To Avoid Them

If your wife is constantly complaining about your snoring, you may want to consider getting checked for sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition that causes extreme snoring, but that is not the only effect it has; there are many others. Getting treatment for this condition is easy to do and can be accomplished by visiting a dentist. If you fail to get this diagnosed and treated, you may experience the following effects of untreated sleep apnea. Read More