5 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Dry Socket After A Tooth Extraction

14 February 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When you have a tooth extracted, a blood clot normally forms in the empty socket in order to protect it from bacteria and food particles. If this blood clot doesn't develop properly or becomes dislodged, it causes a condition called dry socket. Since the nerves in your gums are exposed, dry socket often causes a severe throbbing pain that becomes much worse when you drink cold liquids. In addition, food particles can enter the open socket, greatly increasing your likelihood of developing an infection. Read More 

Pediatric Dental Issues That A Family Dentist Can Treat

16 January 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

A family dentist is trained to treat the teeth of people of all ages. If you are the parent of a small child, you may want to allow your youngster to be treated by your dentist instead of by a separate pediatric dentist. As your child grows, various dental issues may surface. Here are a few pediatric dental problems that a family dentist may treat. Tongue Tie Your child's tongue is connected to the floor of their mouth. Read More