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Teeth Are Not Tools

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

Independence Orthodontist

How to Prevent a TKO (Tooth Knock Out)

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

Marietta Dentist

Children’s Dental Emergencies: First Response

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

Children's Oral Health

Importance of Having an Emergency Dentist

Having instant access to dental care may not seem like a priority to most people. Most of the time you simply schedule appointments months in advance, and checkups do not have the air of an emergency. 196 more words

Los Angeles

What to do in a Dental Emergency

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Accidents happen all the time and not all of them require immediate care. But if you’ve had an injury to your teeth, mouth or jaw, you should see a dentist right away. 279 more words

Dental Health

Have You Heard About Periodontics?

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

Dr. Harbin

What to do in a Dental Emergency

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

Damage To A Tooth