How Typical College Life Can Affect Your Oral Health

College life can be both rewarding and fun, but it can cause serious damage to your oral health. If you don't take precautions to deal with the risks, then the ensuing damage may take many years, and a lot of money, to eradicate. Here are some of the unique challenges to oral health that college students face: Late Night Snacking If there is one art many college students have perfected, it is the inability to keep a regular eating schedule. Read More 

5 Dental Health Tips For Your Children’s Teeth

As a parent, it's important that you help your child develop proper hygienic techniques that they can continue to use well into their adulthood. This includes showing your child the proper way to care for their teeth. Here are five dental health tips for you to help your children grow into the perfect set of adult/permanent teeth:  Use an Infant Toothbrush: First off, the best way to brush your child's teeth is to use a soft-bristled toothbrush that is designed for infants. Read More 

5 Things Parents Need To Know About Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumors

Adenomatoid odontogenic tumors are tumors that grow around a developing tooth. Here are five things parents need to know about them. What symptoms do they cause? Usually, adenomatoid odontogenic tumors are asymptomatic. In these cases, they are noticed by dentists after routine x-rays are taken. Sometimes, these tumors cause mild symptoms like swelling in the area around the tumor. The tumor can also be associated with a missing tooth, so if one of your child's teeth fails to erupt, a tumor may be to blame. Read More 

The Healthy Mouth: Taking Care Of Your Oral Health Before And After Receiving Dental Implants

Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth, in a permanent, safe way. When you have a tooth missing, you may have trouble eating certain foods, or you may begin to experience pain in your jaw from biting differently. With the use of dental implant technology, dentists are able to recreate sturdy, permanent teeth that act much like your natural teeth do. To get your mouth ready for implants, and to ensure implantation success, there are a number of steps you can take to get your mouth healthy before treatment. Read More 

Potential Dental Treatments For External Tooth Resorption

Tooth resorption is a rare condition where the body mistakenly attacks and removes the mineralized tissue inside the tooth. Internal resorption refers to when the attacking cells pull the tooth's dentin and pupal walls into the root canal running through the center of your tooth. External resorption is more difficult to treat than internal, because the cells attack the very root structures of your teeth. Here are a couple of the potential treatments for external tooth resorption. Read More