What to do During a Dental Emergency

As a family dental practice, it’s common for us to see adults and children in the area with dental emergencies. If you or your youngster has broken a tooth or is experiencing discomfort, here are the emergency basics that you need to know about.   Pain Control  Most tooth pain is caused by swelling. If your doctor has cleared you to take NSAIDs like ibuprofen, that’s usually the best way to temporarily alleviate discomfort. Listen to your body: chronic discomfort or shooting pain through your mouth means something significant is going on and needs to be treated.   Knocked Out … Continue reading

Why Should I Get Dental Implants?

If you need to replace a missing tooth, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about dental implants. A technique that has drastically improved over the past few decades, implants are now the preferred option for tooth replacement in healthy adults.