Dental care can be expensive. If nothing ever goes wrong and you only need routine cleanings and exams, those are still expenses that need to fit into a budget. Unfortunately, many people put off preventative treatments and other care because of its cost. Read our blog post for advice on getting affordable dental care in the Edgewater area.
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Toothaches aren’t just inconvenient — they can be downright debilitating. You shouldn’t have to deal with severe tooth pain on your own. Check out our blog post to determine if your toothache is actually a dental emergency, and ways to help alleviate the pain at home.
Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is one of the most widespread dental ailments. Although it has a wide variety of origins, the most basic cause is the proliferation of bacteria and decay under the gum line. Read our blog post to learn what role genetics can play in periodontal disease.
Bad breath doesn’t always originate from your teeth. In fact, your tongue is most likely the culprit! Throughout the day, sulphur-producing bacteria thrive on your tongue, causing bad breath over time. Read our blog post to learn if tongue scrapers are useful for combating bad breath!
Coffee is a staple for many of us and it’s hard to imagine mornings without it! But can this incredible beverage be harmful for our teeth? Check out our blog post for a close look at coffee’s impact on your smile.
Do your gums bleed after you brush and floss your teeth? Bleeding gums is a common sign of gingivitis, or early stage gum disease. Read our blog post for a look at the signs and symptoms of gum disease, along with treatment options.
One person dies from oral cancer every hour — but frequent screenings and early detection can stop it from growing deadly. Oral cancer screenings are an integral part of our preventative treatments. Read our blog post to learn about oral cancer, including causes, symptoms and prevention.
A dental abscess occurs when bacteria infect the dental pulp (the innermost tissue of your tooth), which in turn forms a pus. Dental abscesses can develop anywhere in your tooth, gums, or even in your jaw bone. Read our blog post where we uncover some of the causes of dental abscesses, along with how we can treat them.
Do you suffer from frequent headaches? You might assume that a regular doctor should pinpoint the cause and offer advice, but your headaches may be related to a dental problem. Read our blog post for a look at the three main causes of dental headaches: tooth infections, teeth grinding, and TMJ disorder.
Do you wish your teeth were straighter? It used to be that if you wanted straighter teeth, you would need metal braces. Clear aligner therapy changed that! With a treatment like Invisalign, you can straighten your teeth with a more comfortable and convenient method. Read our blog to see how it works and if you are a good candidate for the treatment.