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A dental emergency is a broad term used to describe an issue involving the teeth and the importance of seeking immediate attention from a professional. It is imperative that you know what types of oral injuries require immediate care and what dental injuries or issues can wait until your dentist office is open again. Accidents...

Toothpaste ingredients are not regulated for the most part. An exception is the fluoride used in fluoride toothpastes since fluoride can be toxic at very high doses. “Natural toothpastes” as we covered in our last article, are very popular these days. We also discussed that natural toothpastes are often not only not better for your...

We have two sets of teeth, baby teeth and permanent adult teeth. Those adult teeth are meant to last a lifetime. But there are numerous reasons why tooth extraction may be needed. Sometimes due to a dental 911 – a dental emergency. And sometimes, due to other dental injury or disease. If a tooth becomes...

It is really no secret that eating too much sugar can lead to tooth decay and cavities. As such, you may want to keep this in mind after holidays such as Halloween, Easter, or Valentines Day, when kids are getting eating a lot of sugary candy. But it’s actually not the sugar itself that does...

Dental Care Tips: Proper Tooth Brushing In Part 1 of our dental care tips on proper tooth brushing, we talked about some ways people brush their teeth “wrong”—or not as good as they should. Remember - brushing your teeth incorrectly can damage the enamel and cause permanent damage. Therefore, brushing your teeth the right way...

The world of dentistry and dental technology has tremendously improved over the past couple hundred years or so. Dentists are now able to do in a dental procedure or dental procedures, what would have been the unthinkable 100 years ago. Not only is the impossible now possible as it relates to dental technology and advances...

Even though it's not usually a dental emergency, oral pain shouldn’t be taken lightly. Pain in the mouth is often caused by ulcers, canker sores, cold sores, and inflammation. There are types of mouth infections that can cause pain too. Inflammation is usually caused by yeast infections, tobacco use, medications, fungal infections, irritation, and some...

Milwaukee Dental Tips In Part 1 of this two-part series, we talked about why the new year is the perfect time for a complete evaluation of your dental health – a self-assessment and getting a thorough dental exam – to start the year off right. The good news is that for those who have dental...

As weird as the idea of "itchy teeth" might sound to some people, it's a pretty common occurrence to others. When teeth itch, the feeling can range from mildly irritating to downright annoying. Furthermore, what makes itchy teeth even more frustrating, is that when teeth itch, it often seems like there is little you can...

Holiday dental emergencies stink. A dental emergency – a dental accident or dental injury that happens unexpectedly and that must be addressed immediately to prevent further damage or harm – is not only urgent, but also a total bummer when it happens over the holidays. Why are holiday dental emergencies so tough? First, the dental...

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