March 3, 2022
It’s a warm and sunny day and you’re in the mood for ice cream—you treat yourself to a double-scooped cone and sit down on a bench to enjoy it. You can’t help yourself and immediately take a large bite out of the upper scoop. A few seconds later, a tingling, icy-hot sensation floods your whole mouth, and you can’t stand the thought of taking another bite. Dental sensitivity isn’t uncommon, and many people suffer from it, but is it something that requires emergency care?(more…)
January 4, 2022
Would you like to try some of that sushi from the gas station? It’s probably okay to eat, but of course, there’s some risk involved. That’s kind of the deal when you are eating hard foods that can chip teeth. You’ll most likely be fine, but being cautious can protect you from a big mistake that can hurt your mouth and your wallet. Before you end up requiring the services of an emergency dentist in San Antonio, keep reading to learn about some foods with the potential to harm your smile.(more…)
November 8, 2021
Are you experiencing sharp pain in one or more of your teeth? Toothaches are an extremely common oral health issue that can be caused by anything from cavities to infections. If you are experiencing discomfort as the result of a toothache, make an appointment with your emergency dentist as soon as you can so they can find the root of the problem. In the meantime, check out these 10 at-home toothache remedies.(more…)
September 4, 2021
Your friends have asked you many times to play basketball, and today you finally decided to give it a shot. You are having a lot of fun, but late in the game your buddy’s elbow accidentally hits you in the mouth. Everyone is looking at you with a concerned expression – your front tooth is on the ground!
All that matters now is what you can do to save your tooth. There is no time to waste – read on to learn the steps you need to take if you are ever faced with a knocked-out tooth.(more…)
July 30, 2021
Summer is finally here! Whether you plan to pack your bags to take your dream vacation or work on your tan while laying out by the pool, the last thing you expect to interrupt your day is a dental emergency. Although you may believe you’re not at risk, 1 in 6 Americans has one annually. While there’s never a good time for an oral health issue to occur, a toothache or a chipped tooth can quickly ruin your summer plans. You can ensure nothing stands in your way of soaking up the sun by using 4 tips to prevent dental emergencies.
April 10, 2021
The most important thing to know about dental emergencies is that they rarely occur when they’re expected. To further complicate matters, even if you maintain the best dental care practices, it doesn’t provide complete immunity from a dental emergency happening. To be on the safe side, it’s wise to keep a dental emergency kit handy and fully stocked. Keep reading to find out what should be in it.(more…)
March 12, 2021
For a child, discovering that you have a loose tooth is exciting. However, when you are an adult, it is much different. You know that if you lose your tooth, you won’t have a new one following beneath it. There are many reasons why you may have a loose tooth, including periodontal disease, tooth decay, and injuries to the mouth. The most important thing is to act quickly! Continue reading to learn which steps you should take if you have a loose tooth.(more…)
December 28, 2020
Because of the omnipresent threat of Covid-19, the last thing you might be worried about this winter is your child catching a cold or the flu. However, neither of these illnesses are pleasant. If your son or daughter gets sick, you’ll naturally focus on ensuring they make a speedy recovery. Unfortunately, between the frequent coughing and sneezing, many parents unintentionally expose their kids’ teeth to numerous risks in the process. Continue reading as a children’s dentist in Castle Hills gives advice on keeping your child’s teeth healthy during cold and flu season.(more…)
November 10, 2020
Every month, you invest in your child’s oral health by paying a premium for a dental insurance policy. Your children’s dental insurance coverage allows them to get the routine services they need to develop and maintain a healthy smile. Unfortunately, your family has spent more time at home this year to help combat the spread of COVID. It’s likely your child has several benefits remaining they are about to lose. When the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, their policy will expire. It’s not too late to invest in your child’s future through a confident smile.
October 3, 2020
Halloween is right around the corner once again! While you may already be planning your spooky costume, now is an ideal time to also think about how to keep your sweet tooth at bay this year. As a holiday filled with sugary treats, Halloween can be a downright frightening time for your oral health. However, with a little planning – and some self-control – it is possible to navigate the fall festivities without dramatically increasing your risk of cavities. Below you will find 5 tips from a dentist on how to maintain a healthy smile this Halloween.(more…)