Getting Braces: Which Type Is Right For You?

Posted on: 17 February 2015

In the past, there was one option for braces, but today there are many different solutions to correct crooked teeth. If you are considering braces, check out these four common options and determine which is best for you. Traditional Braces Traditional braces, or metal braces, are the original. They have stainless steel metal brackets and wires that, when tightened, push teeth into the correct position. Although newer metal braces are smaller than braces of the past, they are still the most noticeable type of braces, making many people feel self-conscious. [Read More]

3 Reasons To Choose A Pediatric Dentist

Posted on: 3 February 2015

Far too many people avoid going to the dentist because of horrible childhood memories of painful fillings and agonizing root canals. For kids today, there's a solution to this problem: pediatric dentistry. Pediatric dentists specials in treating children, so they are equipped to keep kids smiling and happy. There are three big reasons to choose a pediatric dentist for your kids. Catch Dental Problems Early Oral disease is incredibly common in children, occurring five times more frequently than asthma. [Read More]

Four Excellent Resources For People Who Cannot Afford Dental Care

Posted on: 17 December 2014

People that cannot afford dental care or do not have insurance often feel helpless if an emergency or mandatory dental procedure arises. Yet, there are many low- and no-cost options for people that cannot afford dental services. Here are four excellent resources. Dental Schools Nearly all states have dental schools connected to public or private universities. Traditionally, these dental schools have four-year-long curricula and award graduating students with doctorates in either dental surgery or dental medicine. [Read More]

5 Steps To Take When Your Child Has A Tooth Knocked Out

Posted on: 17 December 2014

You never expect to see your child knock their tooth out but now that it's happened, you need to know what to do. What you do in the next few minutes may determine whether or not your child loses their tooth permanently. Here are the steps you'll need to take to try and save your child's tooth. Stop The Bleeding If your child's mouth is bleeding, you'll need to stop it. [Read More]