1. What to Consider During a Dental Emergency

    What to Consider During a Dental Emergency In the event of a life-threatening emergency, dial 911 to call an ambulance to proceed to the nearest ER. Dental accidents can and do happen. Do you know what to do if a dental emergency occurs? Even the most “disaster-prepared” people with earthquake kits, fire-drills and ample emergency rations don’t think of how to handle a dental emergency. With…Read More

  2. All About Cold Sores

    While cold sores and the common cold both contain the word “cold” and tend to strike at the most inopportune times, that is where the similarities end. Cold Sores Defined Cold sores, also referred to as fever blisters, are sores that usually appear on the lip, but may also occur on the cheeks, chin or nose. Symptoms include red, itchy, tingly, burning and irritated skin that develop into blist…Read More

  3. What You Need To Know About Dentures

    What You Need To Know About Dentures Dentures Defined A denture is a removable plate, or dental plate, with one or multiple artificial teeth attached. While dentures are commonly called false teeth, the name dentures originates from the French word for tooth, dent, or the latin word dente. There are two main types. Partial dentures, referred to as dental partials, will have one or several teeth an…Read More

  4. All About Dental Implants

    While dentures and bridges have filled the gaps due to tooth loss for years, and continue to be a viable option, implant dentistry has revolutionized family dentistry and the cosmetic dental office. Dental Implants Defined Dental implants consist of titanium or zirconia posts or rods that are surgically implanted to replace tooth roots. This may range from single tooth replacement to multiple teet…Read More