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 »

Tips and Techniques for Recovering from Multiple Tooth Extractions

Multiple extractions, such as those performed before being fitted for custom dentures, often require oral surgery. The extraction procedure can usually be performed on an outpatient basis. In some cases, the oral surgeon might recommend that you be sedated for your own comfort. If you do choose sedation for your... Read more »

Protect Your Teeth With a Mouth Guard

What would you do if you lost a tooth tomorrow and found out it could have been prevented? Don’t let your guard down this season and talk to your dentist about a mouth guard. Doing so will help you avoid accidents when playing with your friends and family this season.... Read more »

Lost Tooth Tales and Tooth Fairy Traditions Around the World

Our Tooth Fairy is kind and generous, but she’s not like Santa Claus—she doesn’t serve the children of the world. She only rewards the children of the United States, so what happens to the children in other countries? Well, we are happy to tell you! Argentina In Argentina, the Tooth... Read more »