Archive for 'Dental Emergencies' Category

Vacation To-Do’s: See Your Dentist

Dental Emergencies, Dental Health Tips

Summer is a great time to get away from it all. Whether driving to a scenic campground or flying to an exotic locale, one thing is certain: You don’t want to deal with dental problems while on vacation. So among the first things on your vacation to-do list should be more...

Tooth Pain Highs and Lows

Dental Emergencies, Dental Injuries, tooth decay

What do air travel and scuba diving have in common? These activities may bring summer vacation to mind, but they also share something less pleasant: Both flying and deep sea diving can be a real pain — in the tooth, that is. This is because both involve changes in pressure more...

First Aid for Common Tooth Injuries

Dental Emergencies, Dental Injuries

Playing sports without a mouthguard, biting down on something hard, grinding your teeth…these are common ways you can chip, crack, loosen or lose a tooth. The steps you take following such a dental injury will depend on the type and extent of the damage, but it’s generally important to see more...

The Top 10 Reasons for Tooth Pain

Common Symptoms, Dental Emergencies, Root Canal, tooth decay

Tooth pain can range from mild and fleeting to throbbing and constant but the mechanism behind what you’re feeling is often the same: the nerves in the pulp chamber at the center of your affected tooth or teeth are responding to stimuli and sending out a warning in the form more...

Tips for Dental Emergencies while Traveling Abroad

Dental Emergencies

Are you planning a vacation outside the U.S.? Don't have your vacation ruined by a toothache. Prior to traveling abroad a thorough dental examination is important especially if traveling to developing countries or remote areas without access to safe dental care. Emergency dental care abroad may be hard to find, more...