Brushing, for the vast majority of us, is something we have all been doing since before we can remember – a morning & nightly ritual. However, it might be time for a refresher. Young or old, new to brushing or a seasoned vet – here are 4 brushing mistakes that could be doing wrong to your teeth. (more…)
It is every patient’s worst nightmare to hear a cancer diagnosis. Unfortunately for dentists, it is sometimes part of the job. Here is how to spot the symptoms of mouth cancer, and some steps you can take to prevent it.
In a perfect world you would never have to worry about getting a root canal. Your teeth would never become inflamed or infected and you could live your life without ever having to hear those two words. But we don’t live in that perfect world, and all human beings have the potential to develop dental problems that can only be remedied by a root canal.
It’s a procedure that’s often misunderstood. A lot of people don’t even know WHAT a root canal is! We at Dental Specialty Associates would be happy to answer that question, and to also offer you tips on how you can keep your teeth in such good shape that they won’t need a root canal. Read on and find out how you can keep the roots of your teeth in tip-top shape. (more…)
In the United States, September is National Gum Care Month, which means it’s the perfect opportunity to discuss some of the finer points of preventing gum disease. Periodontal disease is difficult to detect without the help of a professional, but if left untended, it can cause serious oral health problems. To eliminate the need for future periodontal treatments, look over this guide to perfect oral hygiene.