Dentistry is a profession that is both art and science. It should not be treated as a commodity where comparison shopping is based on price alone. 450 more words
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People are always misinformed in regards to the use and importance of dental health. Most of us think that it’s fine not to seek professional help unless dental problems take place. 753 more words
It’s a dreadful thought, but many of us have been there.
Despite our best precautions, sometimes the unexpected just happens. Whether it’s that suspicious particle in your food you just chomped into and chipped your tooth, or your child has fallen over and knocked a tooth, or you’ve had an unfortunate sporting accident that has forced your tooth out of place, here are a few tips on some preliminary measures you can take to remedy the situation before getting it sorted out by your dentist. 363 more words
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
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