Friday Night Toothache - What do You do Now?

Aggressive Periodontitis - Tips To Control The Gum Infection

About 50% of all adults over the age of 30 have periodontal disease. Proper and professional cleanings as well as good oral care at home can keep periodontal disease from turning into a serious disorder. Aggressive periodontitis can be much more difficult to treat than regular gum disease though. People with this disease often go through active stages of periodontitis where the gum tissues become infected quite quickly. This can lead to eventual tooth loss and jaw bone loss. Read More 

Advances In Dental Care For Autistic Kids Mean More Understanding, Less Upset

Are you the parent of a child with autism? If so, you know how difficult it is to shepherd autistic children through the most routine life events: grocery shopping, a sibling's school play, a big family dinner. Perhaps one of your family's big challenges is getting your child to cooperate with a routine dental cleaning. You're not alone. However, pediatric dentistry is beginning to make some significant accommodations for autistic kids. Read More 

4 Reasons Mental Health Professionals Should Consider Cosmetic Dental Procedures

If you are in school to become a mental health professional, you are most likely worried about exams, psychological theories and tuition. While you may think about creating a professional appearance through your dress and make up, you may fail to consider how beneficial cosmetic dentistry may be to your future career. However, many cosmetic procedures, from teeth whitening to the application of veneers or gum reduction, can increase your success as a mental health professional. Read More 

Tooth Loss Solutions - Childhood Dental Restoration

Adolescence can be a trying time of life. The human body undergoes many changes from birth to adulthood. One of the most significant changes is the loss of all of the original teeth in childhood, and the subsequent replacement of those teeth with permanent versions. It is normal for children to lose their so-called baby teeth. However, the loss of a newly grown permanent tooth can be quite a problem. The permanent teeth do not grow back. Read More 

Orthodontics: How To Tell When Is Early Intervention Needed

Most children will need braces when they reach their teenage years, whether to fix a misaligned bite or to straighten out crooked teeth. However, some issues of the mouth are more extreme than others, and should be addressed earlier in order to prevent more problems from forming or getting worse. There are a few ways that you, as a parent, can determine whether or not you need to ask your dentist for an early orthodontic recommendation for your child. Read More