There are many different situations that can play out with your teeth and gums. Some of these situations can be dental emergencies, while others may need dental care, but not be considered a true emergency. If you are experiencing what is a dental emergency, it...

If you’ve done your research on getting dental implants, you’ve probably read all about the actual procedure from bone grafting to the final abutment being placed. But with all that goes into a dental implant procedure, the unanswered question is often, “But how long will...

When a tooth falls out or gets knocked out of your mouth, this is called, in dentist-speak, an avulsed tooth. It’s one of the most serious dental emergencies you might face for multiple reasons, primarily because permanent teeth don’t grow back as baby teeth do....

Your mouth hurts every time you eat, and your gums bleed whenever you brush. Worst of all, you’ve lost a tooth and now wonder if you’re going to need dental implants. What is going on? There’s a good chance you’re suffering from gum disease. If...

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the swelling, inflammation, and tenderness of your gums that allows plaque to build up on your teeth and harden. It occurs in three stages: gingivitis, periodontitis, and advanced periodontitis. The first sign is often red or sensitive...

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