Best Water Flosser for Braces

If you have braces, it can be difficult to floss your teeth and remove all the plaque along your braces, your wires, your gum line, and between your teeth. If plaque is not removed, it will develop into tartar, which can result in gingivitis and tooth decay. Dental...

Can A Waterpik Damage Your Gums?

One of the most common questions asked about the Waterpik is ‘can a Waterpik damage your gums?’. It is a perfectly legitimate question. After all, the Waterpik water flosser is going to be shooting a high-powered stream of water directly at your gums....

How Long Does Penicillin Take to Work on Tooth Infection?

If you are experiencing intense tooth pain, it could be due to a cavity, an impacted tooth, or an abscessed tooth. A tooth abscess, also known as a tooth infection, causes severe tooth pain. Tooth infections occur when bacteria invade the tooth, causing decay and...

Do I Sleep with Gauze After Tooth Extraction?

If you are like most dental patients facing a tooth extraction, you may have questions concerning your dental aftercare. We will answer the following questions – “What should I expect following tooth extraction?”, “How long will it take my socket to heal?” “What foods...

Is A Crown With No Root Canal Possible?

Dental crowns are used to protect a tooth from further decay and keep it intact. Dental crowns are tooth shaped covers placed over severely damaged or decayed teeth. When a filling cannot be used due to a cracked or broken tooth, a crown is placed over the tooth to...

Teeth Hurt After Wearing Night Guard

A dental night guard is designed to protect your teeth from damage due to nighttime teeth grinding. There are many different types of night guards that can be used, including inexpensive dental night guards that can be picked up at your local pharmacy or online...