Tips for Getting Rid of Gingivitis
Gingivitis is a form of gum disease that can cause inflammation, bleeding, and even tooth loss if left untreated. The good news is that it is usually easy to treat. Read on for some easy tips for getting rid of gingivitis. Symptoms of Gingivitis The most common symptom of gingivitis is red, inflamed, and bleeding […]
Bumps on Your Gums: What They Are and How To Treat Them
A bump or boil on the gums is a common oral health concern for patients. There can be a few different causes for these bumps, but in most cases they are abscesses caused by bacterial infection. What Causes Pimples on Gums? Pimples, also called boils or abscesses, are essentially a buildup of pus. The area […]
Baby’s First Dental Appointment: What to Expect
Early dental care is essential to ensuring your child grows up with a healthy set of teeth. However, many parents aren’t sure how early they should start taking their children to the dentist, or what their baby’s first dental appointment will entail. Dental problems can begin as soon as your child gets their first teeth. […]
Fighting Bad Breath: What Causes It and How to Fix It
If you’re like most people, you’ve experienced halitosis, or bad breath, at some point in your life. There are a number of reasons why people develop bad breath. In most cases, bad breath is a temporary, harmless problem that can be easily remedied. However, chronic halitosis can be a symptom of a number of serious […]
When Should You Pull a Loose Tooth?
Are you concerned about a loose tooth? Many people are, especially if they don’t know what might be causing it. Is it a sign that a permanent tooth is coming in? Or could it be something else entirely? At The Dental Space, we understand how important it is to handle a loose tooth properly. That’s […]
What Is Your Dentist Looking for During Your Dental Exam and Cleaning?
We all know that regular dental exams and cleanings are the best way to protect your smile. Daily brushing and flossing aren’t always enough to prevent the damage done by tooth decay, gum disease, and other issues, so a regularly scheduled checkup and cleaning is the best way to remove the plaque and tartar that […]
Can Thumb Sucking Damage Teeth?
Sucking is a child’s natural response to feeling comforted, secure, and exploring the world around them. Often, parents provide items such as pacifiers and teething toys to satisfy that soothing response needed by infants and toddlers. Sometimes your child has started sucking their thumb or fingers even before they are born. Even though it is […]
What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment
The American Dental Association recommends that your child’s first dentist appointment should occur after the first tooth appears, but no later than the first year. Your child is hitting new milestones everyday, and the first dentist appointment is included! Taking a proactive approach towards your child’s dental health will make sure that they have a healthy smile for a […]
Are Dental Sealants Right For My Kids’ Teeth?
Brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent tooth decay, but sometimes it isn’t enough to keep your children from developing a cavity. Dentists often recommend dental sealants as an important part of caring for kids’ teeth. Dental sealants have been shown to reduce the risk of tooth decay by nearly 80% in molars. The […]
How Do I Know If My Tooth Pain is Serious?
For a lot of people, visiting the dentist is second only to moving on the list of things they want to do least. But it’s not a good idea to ignore tooth pain; it can be a symptom of a very serious dental problem. You should contact your dentist immediately if you experience tooth or […]