What To Do When You Have a Cavity

A cavity occurs when your tooth enamel has been highly damaged, enough that a hole has developed, which exposes the inner parts of your tooth. If measures are not taken, cavities can cause infection or even tooth loss. Cavities don’t just happen for no reason.If you have a cavity, it’s time for a re-assessment of your oral health care habits.... read more »

A Few Facts About Dental Veneers

Have you ever heard of dental veneers? As you may know, these thin shells are bonded to your teeth to give you a healthy, attractive smile. In fact, veneers can be used to correct crooked teeth, whiten your smile, or close small gaps in your mouth. Dental veneers are stain resistant and durable—but there are still things you can consider doing... read more »

How to Respond to Soft Tissue Injuries

Do you know what the soft tissue in your mouth is? As you probably guessed, it’s the soft tissue—including your tongue, cheeks, lips, and gums. Sadly, you’ve probably cut your soft tissue before, but do you remember how you responded. Similarly, do you know what you should do if you—or maybe your child—injure their soft tissue? Unfortunately, soft tissue injuries... read more »

What You Can Do to Prevent Canker Sores

Have you ever had a canker sore? If you have, you know how annoying they can be. Typically—despite canker sores being fairly small—they can be quite painful. Unlike cold sores, canker sores always appear inside of the mouth, either on your lips, your tongue, or the side of your mouth and are not contagious. Again, if you’ve ever had a... read more »