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 

3 Common Oral Piercing Problems And How To Resolve Or Prevent Them

Are you considering an oral piercing? Whether it's the tongue, lips, or some other area, this type of self-expression has become very common. When done correctly, the majority of procedures go just fine and are perfectly safe. Much as with any other procedure that breaks the skin, a small number of risks do exist. This list of three common oral piercing problems will help you to get prepared for your new piercing--and helpful tips for prevention or resolution will ensure that you can correct an issue if one occurs. Read More 

Sink Your Teeth Into Ectopic Eruption: Understanding And Treatment For Your Child’s Shark Teeth

As a parent, you want the best for your child. From physical and emotional health to entertainment and fun, most parents want their kids to have it all. Unfortunately, your child may have a cosmetic issue affecting their smile. Misaligned and discolored teeth are common concerns, but most children will benefit from orthodontic treatments and cosmetic dentistry. However, one in 10 children will develop ectopic eruption, a double row of teeth that resemble shark's teeth. Read More