Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth removal is a standard procedure that many need to relieve the pain that is often associated with the eruption of the wisdom teeth. In fact, wisdom teeth often become impacted because there is not enough room for them to grow in properly, which can cause great discomfort. That is why removing the wisdom… Read more »

Dealing with Dry Socket

At Ohio Urgent Dental Care, our doctors, Drs. Huber, Pelkey and Shumway and our team will do all we can to make sure that you keep all of your natural teeth. However, there are a times when a tooth may be so damaged from trauma or decay that it needs to be extracted. After your… Read more »

Dental Cleanings Are Important

While sometimes overlooked, dental cleanings are an important part of complete oral hygiene. Getting your teeth examined and cleaned takes steps to prevent significant health problems, such as gum disease and oral cancer, and even stroke or heart disease. Oral health problems are largely preventable, however they still affect many patients. Proper daily oral hygiene… Read more »

How to Care for a Dental Bridge

Do you have a dental bridge? If so, you need to do all you can to keep it in tip-top shape. The more you care for your dental bridge, the longer it can give you the smile you love. So, our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to take good care of your dental bridge restoration… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Rinsing?

If you ever wonder why your s, Drs. Huber, Pelkey, and Shumway, recommend including rinsing with mouthwash in your oral hygiene routine, then you have come to the right blog. Rinsing with mouthwash is a very beneficial task that can help you, your smile, and your oral health. To tell you a little more, our… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity: 3 Tips To Keep Tooth Enamel Strong

Teeth that become sensitive to hot and cold get that way because of the destruction or “wearing away” of enamel protecting the tooth. This potentially painful condition can also come from receding gums that expose the tooth roots. Lack of enamel can also cause discomfort when eating things that are high in sugar and even… Read more »

How to Treat Your New Dentures

We won’t lie: dentures can take lots of effort. However, the benefits really are worth it. Here are some tips on treating dentures. Once you’ve received your false teeth, you’ll be able to speak suitably and chew food again, and your smile will be full again. To preserve your regained oral health, make sure to… Read more »