Toothache Pain Requires Timely Treatment

Pain within a tooth or deep within the underlying gums can certainly be distressing. Often referred to as a toothache, this condition is often related to an untreated cavity, dental trauma or a failing dental filling that affects the sensitive core of the tooth. Without timely treatment from our dentists, Dr. Sudi Rafieian or Dr. Marshall Olech, the toothache can continue to... read more »

A Dental Checkup Will Detect Any Minor Signs of Tooth Decay

Consistent oral hygiene habits play an important role in maintaining the strength of your teeth and the health of your mouth. This includes performing your daily oral hygiene routine of brushing twice and flossing at least once each day. Yet maintain a healthy mouth also relies on regular attendance of a routine dental checkup twice each year. If your dental... read more »

The Fundamentals of Healthy Diets for Your Smile

Are you a healthy foods eater? Did you know that many healthy foods are also capable of being beneficial for your smile? For a list of guidelines concerning healthy food choices, consider this: - Crunchy and watery foods such as apples and pears act similar to saliva in your mouth and can help to clear away bacteria and food particles.... read more »

A Damaged or Distressed Temporary Crown Needs a Dentist’s Attention

A temporary crown is essentially a hard plastic cap used to protect an anchoring tooth during the process of creating a permanent dental bridge or dental crown. While they are durable, temporary crowns cannot serve as a fully functional tooth. You should try to avoid chewing gum or eating sticking or hard foods on that side of your mouth. This... read more »

What to Do When an Oral Emergency Occurs

Do you know what to do if a crisis arises and an oral emergency occurs? Have you laid out definitive game plans to protect your teeth and gums should the worst happen? Although it is always important to seek immediate medical attention, the steps you take in the interim can make the difference in a lengthy recovery or a short... read more »