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Emergency Dental Care: The Major Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Emergency Dental Care
6/8/2017

The third morals, more commonly known as wisdom teeth, are known to cause problems for many people. These teeth often cause serious pain and even potentially perilous dental complications. Because of the potential for danger, most dental experts strongly recommend having your wisdom teeth extracted even if they aren't causing any problems. If you allow your wisdom teeth to remain impacted, you could experience damage to nearby teeth, gum disease, tooth decay, nerve damage, and even cysts. In this post we will go over a few warning signs that your wisdom teeth may be impacted.

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Five Tips and Techniques for Effectively Brushing Your Teeth

Pediatric Dentistry
12/8/2016

1. Use the right toothbrush

For most people a soft toothbrush is the right choice. It cleans your teeth without damaging your gums or enamel. Oftentimes, stiffer bristles can cause damage especially for those who tend to brush more aggressively. You should always consult your dentist to see what kind of toothbrush is right for you. 

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The Causes of TMD and How You Can Treat It at Home

emergency dental care
8/12/2016

TMD sometimes is short for Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome or Disorder. Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your temporal bones to your jaw and allows you to speak, eat, and yawn. TMD is known to cause excessive pain and discomfort and can last for long or short periods of time. There are many possible symptoms, including pain when you use your TMJ, lockjaw, clicking or popping in your TMJ when you open and close your mouth, and swelling. In this post we will look at the causes for TMD and how to treat it.

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What to Do When You Have a Dental Emergency

Emergency Dental Care
12/3/2015

At one point or another, everyone has experienced a dental emergency. Whether it’s from a sports-related injury, an unfortunate eating accident or the result of poor dental hygiene, the results are the same: discomfort. When it happens, it can be tricky to determine whether it’s an emergency that requires immediate attention. By and large, any intense, ongoing pain necessitates a visit to your local dentist. Today, we’d like to go over some common dental emergencies and how you should respond if – or when – they happen to you.

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