dental care

Dental ‘Care’

Good dental care doesn’t just happen in a dental office.  It starts at home.  There are everyday things you can do to show you care for your teeth and gums that will improve your oral health. Dental Care at Home Just like your mom told you, don’t forget to brush your teeth.  From electric toothbrushes,…

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Do You Have A Dry Socket?

After an emergency extraction, you may think the worst is over.  You know some pain is expected after a tooth is removed. But the next day you are still in pain.   Is the pain you are experiencing normal, or do you have a dry socket?  If so, is it a reason to go back to…

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Bad Breath Concerns

You may not know it, but your breath says more about you than where you ate for lunch!  Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a sign that you need to see the dentist rather than popping another mint into your mouth. What Causes Bad Breath? And no, it isn’t garlic! Your mouth is home to…

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Understanding Dental Insurance

“How am I going to pay for this?”  This is a common reaction when a dental emergency strikes.  At Emergency Dental, we try to help by offering several payment options, even for those without insurance. If you do have dental insurance, you may think you won’t need to worry about cost.  The legal nature of insurance contracts…

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Children’s Dental Emergency

Busy children are not immune from dental emergencies. Running and jumping is bound to accompany some injury! Sometimes the treatment for pediatric injuries can differ from adult treatment. But at Emergency Dental, we are available to help with your children’s dental emergencies as well! Knocked-out teeth (avulsed) Children are no strangers to losing teeth and…

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Jaw Pain Emergency

Generalized discomfort in the face and jaw pain can make it difficult to function in day to day activities like talking, chewing, or even smiling.  This discomfort can be sudden or gradually get worse over time.  In addition, there can be many different causes, making it important to have someone who is trained help you…

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3 Signs To Watch- Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth removal is common. Around adults around ages 17-25 for many reasons. Your dentist might recommend wisdom teeth removal as a preventative procedure for common problems including: Tooth decay from ruptured wisdom teeth not reachable by a toothbrush Lack of space, causing damage to neighboring teeth Gum infection surrounding the wisdom teeth Pain or…

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Soft Tissue Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies don’t take a vacation, and teeth aren’t the only thing in the mouth to worry about.  You can get cuts and scrapes in your mouth just like other parts of your body.  Soft tissue dental emergencies of the cheeks, lips, tongue and gums can bleed a lot and cause a lot of anxiety!…

root canal

Root Canal Questions

You just found out you need a root canal.  Although you have never had one before, you are already anxious because of what you heard about root canals.  Root canals, or root canal therapy, are not as scary as they sound once you have the facts. What Is A Root Canal? When most people say…

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Prescription Pain Medications

When you visit a dentist, you are usually there to get help preventing or relieving pain.  Sometimes, there is some lingering discomfort after the visit.  There are several options to help you manage your soreness until you are feeling 100% again.  You may be surprised to discover it doesn’t always involve a prescription pain medication! Over…