Dealing With A Loose Baby Tooth: Tips For Removal Without Fear Or Pain

Those baby teeth are going to come out at some point, for some little ones, they are excited to lose a tooth, but there are a few children that fear it will hurt. This can cause anxiety and possibly oral health issues if the tooth is not coming out. Most times the tool will eventually fall out on its own, but if it stays in too long, there is a chance for infection or even discoloration of the tooth if it stays in too long. [Read More]


If you are an adult looking into orthodontic care for crooked teeth, you need not look any further than Invisalign clear braces. Invisalign aligners are clear plastic retainers that are shaped to fit your teeth. These small guides help the retainers to stay in place and straighten teeth, all while being nearly invisible. In order for Invisalign to be effective, the retainers must stay in one's mouth, straightening their teeth, for around 21 hours a day. [Read More]

Identifying Pediatric Blood Disorders Through Dental Exams

If your child has a blood disorder, he or she will need a complete blood count, or CBC, to identify which blood component or components are abnormal. While blood tests and a physical examination by the physician are the most common ways pediatric blood disorders are identified, a dentist specializing in pediatric dentistry services may also have the ability to identify blood problems during dental examinations. Here are some symptoms your child's pediatric dentist may discover during a routine exam that may indicate the presence of a blood disorder: [Read More]

Understanding The Available Teeth Alignment Techniques

Learning about the different ways that a dentist can assist you with teeth alignment issues may leave you wondering what approach is right for you. There are many choices, including traditional braces, invisible aligners and lingual braces. Each approach has its merits, and in many cases, the decision comes down to whether a specific technique is right in light of your condition. Here's what you need to know about each approach in order to make a more informed choice. [Read More]