Dental Crown Chaos: 3 Steps to Take If Yours Falls Out

January 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnroberson @ 5:59 pm
Closeup of dental crown on a fingertip

Imagine enjoying a meal only to bite down and realize you’ve just lost your dental crown, or were playing football with your friends and it was knocked out. You’re probably feeling anxious, in pain, and unsure exactly what to do next. Fortunately, your dentist has put together the following list of 3 steps to take until you can get in for an appointment. Read on to learn more!


Dental Crown: Does It Hurt to Get One?

October 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnroberson @ 1:26 am
person wondering if it hurts to get a dental crown

Concerns often arise when contemplating dental procedures, especially regarding potential discomfort, as is the case with dental crown treatments. Knowing what to anticipate is crucial for informed decisions about your oral health. Continue reading as we address the question of whether the dental crown procedure is painful, providing insights to ease any uncertainties that you may have about this restorative dental treatment.


10 Home Remedies for Toothaches

August 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnroberson @ 10:09 pm
person with toothache holding cheek

Coping with a toothache can be profoundly uncomfortable and disruptive. While it remains essential to seek professional dental care for a comprehensive assessment and proper treatment, there are several measures you can take at home to help mitigate pain and inflammation, temporarily alleviating the discomfort associated with a toothache. In the following, we will delve into 10 effective home remedies to ease toothache symptoms, offering some relief until you can receive professional dental attention.


Here’s What To Do If Your Child Loses a Tooth

June 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnroberson @ 7:58 am
child holding a tooth that they’ve lost

Losing a tooth is often a cause for concern, and that goes double in the case of your child losing theirs. There are all kinds of factors that affect what your next step should be, the most important being whether they’ve lost a baby tooth or not.

If you’re wondering how to handle this situation, here’s some advice you may find useful.


What to Watch Out For to Protect Yourself from Oral Cancer

April 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnroberson @ 6:16 pm

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which is a time when dentists do what they can to educate their patients about the dangers of this horrible disease. Being vigilant and finding problems early is vitally important to protect yourself from oral cancer, so it’s useful for people to know what risk factors to watch out for.

In the interest of raising awareness, here are some of the key risk factors for oral cancer, and some of the symptoms that are associated with it.


4 Signs It’s Time to Have Your Dental Crown Replaced

February 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnroberson @ 4:58 pm
person having a dental crown replaced

Dental crowns are sturdy caps that are shaped like teeth and used to restore decayed, cracked, misshapen, discolored, or damaged teeth. As durable as they are, they can still experience wear and tear after years of biting, chewing, and grinding up your food since they’re designed to function like natural teeth. With proper care, they have a average lifespan of 10-15 years. They will eventually need to be replaced, so continue reading to learn about four signs that it’s time to get new dental crowns.


What to Do If You Have a Loose Dental Implant

August 18, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnroberson @ 6:11 pm
Illustration of a dental implant in the lower arch

Of the many reasons to choose dental implants to replace missing teeth, one of the biggest is their predictability. The treatment has a 95 percent chance of success, and you can usually expect your implants to last 25 years or more with minimal maintenance. But despite their reliability, implants do sometimes come loose or fail, and it’s important to understand how this happens and what you can do about it. Do you have a loose dental implant? Here’s what you need to know.