December 3rd, 2018

Keeping smiles happy when family comes to town

For many, the holidays are a season of families coming together. If this is something you both look forward to and stress about, you’re not alone. A lot of work goes into getting everything ready for a visit! If you’re hosting holiday celebrations at your place, you may want to add a little prep time to ensure your family’s smiles stay sparkling – especially for relatives traveling from out of town

October 11th, 2018

How can I tell if I have a cavity?

Many people identify toothaches with a for-sure tooth cavity, but in fact being able to tell if you have a cavity is a little more complicated. There’s no sure way to identify a cavity without a professional evaluation, so it’s best to see your dentist regularly.

January 10th, 2018

Toothaches and your sinuses

If you have a bad cold and also a tooth ache, there is likely a non-cavity-related reason for that. Your sinuses are very near your jawbone, so when the sinus cavities get blocked, it can cause discomfort or pain that seems to be in your teeth.

May 26th, 2016

My allergies might be causing my tooth pain?

Allergies. Millions of people suffer from them this time of year. But, what causes allergies? The biggest trigger is pollen, which is released into the air by trees, grasses, and flowers. When pollen is inhaled, the body’s immune system goes into overdrive and you’ll start to see some side-effects.