What It's Like Being an Adult with Braces

3 Tips For Getting A Great Smile After 40

A beautiful, healthy smile is something that many people desire. However, with age it can become more and more difficult to achieve. Staining can become more prevalent and teeth can begin to wear down. Luckily, there are plenty of ways that a dentist can correct these issues in the teeth. Whether a patient wants to […]

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2 Tips To Help You Keep Your Teen’s Same Day Implants From Failing

Same day implants have grown in popularity because they take very little time to complete when compared to traditional implants. Same day implants will usually be installed within one dental visit. They still look and feel like traditional implants. If taken care of, they can last as long as normal dental implants without any issues. […]

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Are Fluoride And Mouthwash Good For You?

When it comes to dental health, everything is up for debate. Even though dentists and other medical professionals have weighed in on a number of subjects, there are still some people unclear on what is best for their oral health. To help you make a decision about your oral health, here are a couple of the […]

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3 Things to Discuss at Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

You’ll eventually need to take your child in to the dentist to have their very first appointment. As you get ready for that first visit, you’ll most likely be wondering what sort of questions you should be asking the dentist. Here are three things worth discussing with your dentist. Does My Child Need a Fluoride […]

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Bit Some Hard Candy and Felt a Lot of Pain? You Likely Damaged Your Tooth

If you were eating hard candy and you felt a lot of pain while biting down, then one of your teeth was damaged. This could be a small crack or a large one. You need to call your dentist immediately to have the tooth checked out. If you wait too long, then your tooth may […]

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How to Know It Is Time to Talk to Your Dentist About Dentures

If you still have some teeth in you mouth, you may not be sure as to whether it is really time to talk to your dentist about getting dentures. The thing is though, you do not have to wait until you are missing most of your teeth. Discover the various signs that may indicate that […]

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Caring For A Loose Tooth: Three Things To Consider

When children have a loose tooth, there isn’t always a great cause for concern, but having a permanent tooth become loose can be more serious. To save your tooth and make sure your teeth and gums are cared for, you’ll want to visit an emergency dentist at a dental office like Northwest Dental Services and […]

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3 Tips for Getting Your Child to Follow Proper Oral-Hygiene Habits

As a parent, it is your responsibility to make certain that your child is as healthy as he or she can be. This includes your child’s oral health. To help keep your child’s mouth free of cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, and more, here are three tips that will help increase the chances of your […]

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Understanding What Happens To Cause The Need  For A Root Canal

No one likes to hear the dentist say, “you need a root canal on that tooth.” The fear that this statement evokes is almost universal and seems to be tied to people’s stories of bad procedures and associated pain with it. The truth is, a root canal does not have to be scary or painful […]

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Helpful Information To Know Before Having A Tooth Extracted

If you’re about to have a tooth removed, you’ll be OK, but it helps to know about some aftereffects that may need extra care or monitoring. These are common issues, so if they happen to you, there are solutions. If you have concerns about these, talk to your dentist before the appointment. Your Other Teeth […]

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