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... 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... 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... 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... 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. Steven W. Huber, DDS, encourages you to... Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Rinsing?

If you ever wonder why your doctors, 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... 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... 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... Read more »

What is Burning Mouth Syndrome?

What is Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS)? As you may have guessed, its primary trait is a chronic fiery pain inside the mouth. Accompanying signs may include alternating numbness, dry mouth or an altered sense of taste. When it comes to BMS, there is no easy way to officially diagnose it.... Read more »

Dental Bonding Treatments and Their Benefits

Do you know what dental bonding is? Basically, it’s a cosmetic dentistry treatment that repairs or improves damaged teeth with a liquid resin or porcelain that hardens over your teeth. Dental bonding treatments can often vastly improve the look and function of your teeth. Here are some specific benefits of... Read more »