Sometimes it takes a celebrity to help us remember those tried and true lessons our parents taught us. In fact I’m sure Jimmy Fallon heard a faint whisper of his mother saying, “I told you not to open things with your teeth!” after he chipped his tooth trying to open a tube of medicine for his injured hand earlier this week. 482 more words
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On a Thursday afternoon recently, a beautiful young lady was rushed into my office with a bloody rag held up to her mouth. Two of her front teeth were missing, the gums surrounding those teeth were torn and bleeding, and there was a broken hunk of bone hanging from the area where the teeth had been. 342 more words
Scrapes and falls are ten a penny when your child reaches that inquisitive stage and are “into everything”. What follows is a brief guide on how you as a parent or guardian should respond when your child’s inquisitiveness leads to a dental emergency. 236 more words
What is Periodontics?
Periodontics is the dental specialty focusing exclusively in the inflammatory disease that destroys the gums and other supporting structures around the teeth. A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal or disease and in the place of dental implants. 137 more words
It is an unpleasant situation to be in but a dental emergency can arise at any time. Whilst it could be an indication that you are overdue for a routine check-up or follow-up treatment, it is more likely to be that something unforeseen has happened which has left you in pain or discomfort. 308 more words