Going To The Dentist While Pregnant

Congratulations, you’re expecting! What a great reason to smile! But what can you expect with your oral health during these nine months? There are many changes that can occur with your teeth and surrounding gums during pregnancy due to hormonal changes. Your Dental Habits Affect Your Child As your baby grows, so does the importance of good oral hygiene. Women are more likely to develop gingivitis (infection of the gums)…

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Dental Emergencies Part 1: Severe Toothache and Infection

This is part 1 in a 4-part series during National Children’s Dental Health Month. Check back each Monday in February for more information on what to do with chipped and broken teeth, knocked-out teeth, and wounds on lips and tongues. Dental emergencies are very common in children and adolescents. Just like any first aid situation, knowledge, planning, and preparation are key to minimizing pain, discomfort and long-term damage. The most…

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