Don’t Let an Abscessed Tooth Stop You

If you are suffering from an abscessed tooth, or periapical abscess, then you are experiencing a pocket of pus (a thick, yellowish fluid) caused by a bacterial infection in your tooth. How does this happen? An abscessed tooth can arise when the nerve of a tooth is...

Your Teeth and Sports

If you play sports—or if your child plays sports—you probably know how important it is to wear a mouthguard. A custom mouthguard can protect your falling out, cracking, and chipping. Your dentist can even create a custom mouthguard that will offer you more comfort and...

Dental IQ Quiz

How well do you know your teeth? Test your dental IQ with the quiz below. Questions 1. Children have: a. 20 teeth b. 16 teeth c. 24 teeth 2. Adults have: a. 28 teeth b. 32 teeth c. 25 teeth 3. You should brush your teeth: a. after every meal b. twice a day c. once a...