Identifying the Source of Stains on Your Teeth Can Help Maintain Your White Smile

If you could look at your tooth enamel under a powerful microscope, you would see small textures and pores in the mineral crystals. These contours are likely to be even more significant if you’ve struggled with enamel erosion in the past. When dark foods and beverages are introduced to your... Read more »

Infected Teeth and Abscesses

Do you know what you could do about a tooth infection? Similarly, what do you know about abscesses? You may have heard that the two are virtually the same. While the two are quite similar, there are a few important differences you should know about—especially if you’re dealing with one... Read more »

Beware Periodontitis and Its Serious Threat to Your Oral Health

The American Dental Association estimates that periodontal disease afflicts nearly 47% of the population over the age of 30. There are two distinct levels of periodontal disease, each with their own symptoms, complications and treatment options. The earliest form of periodontal disease is known as gingivitis. Initial symptoms include red... Read more »

When Cosmetic Dentistry is a Health Need

Often, people look at cosmetic dentistry as a procedure to undergo only when they have the extra money to make their smile look perfect, or for those who are so obsessed with their image that they can’t handle the thought of leaving the house with anything less than a beautiful... Read more »

Basic First Aid Considerations if a Foreign Object is Lodged in Your Gums

Sometimes pieces of food and meat fibers can get lodged between your teeth or in your gum line while you are eating. Most of the time, it’s mundane and you can rinse them away with lukewarm salt water or antiseptic mouthwash. This situation could be more serious if you have... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Packing Tips While Traveling

If you’re planning a trip but you’re not quite sure which oral hygiene products to pack, our Ohio Urgent Dental Care team is more than happy to help you! There are a few things you will need to have with you while you travel, and those things are: Travel toothbrush:... Read more »

What Are the Differences Between Composite and Amalgam Fillings?

If you’re interested in knowing the differences between composite and amalgam fillings because you want to make the best choice for your smile, our Ohio Urgent Dental Care team is thrilled to help you! There are many differences between the two products, and they can each help you in their... Read more »

Being Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Just about everyone will deal with their wisdom teeth sometime during their lives. Some people choose to have them removed very early on, before they get close to coming in. Others wait to see whether their wisdom teeth will be problematic. And the there are those people that just hope... Read more »

Nail Biting: What You Should Know

Do you know someone who chews on their fingernails? Do you ever wonder what they could be doing to their fingernails—or perhaps their smile? Or, are you interested in learning how you can break the habit yourself? For example, would you be surprised to learn that chewing your nails can... Read more »

Gingivitis can be Prevented by an Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

The earliest stage of gum disease is known as gingivitis. This is a minor infection and inflammation of the gum tissues, that is most often caused by a buildup of tartar at the gum line. If gingivitis is not resolved in short order it can lead to the more dangerous... Read more »