Cracked Tooth vs.Chipped Tooth, Causes and Treatments

Everyone loves having a good smile. We show our smile to people all the time, and we want to be proud of it. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry conducted a survey, uncovering that 99.7% of adults in the United States believe that is is socially important to have a healthy smile. Unfortunately, we do things to our teeth every …

Sick of All Those Fillings? Take Care Of Your Teeth!

At least one in five Americans has one or more cavities that haven’t been treated. There are plenty of reasons for this, of course, but they all fall into the category of improper dental hygiene. Some of us constantly need new fillings, and that isn’t just super annoying, but quite pricey as well. Your best bet for preventing serious tooth …

4 Major Advantages of High Quality Dentures

Though proper dental care and regular visits to the dentist are essential when it comes to avoiding serious oral health issues, accidents and illnesses do happen. Fortunately, there are several options to replace missing teeth. Dentures, for instance, can help you regain your confidence and give you back that winning smile. In this short guide, you will learn more about …

Serious Problems With Your Teeth? Here’s What To Do: Part 2

You already learned about the importance of talking to your dentist about dental fillings, crowns, and implants. But now it’s time to take a deeper dive into preventative dental care and how to deal with serious problems with your teeth. We know that dental problems can hurt your body as much as they can hurt your self-confidence, and that’s why …

What To Do When You Have Serious Dental Pain: Part 1

No one wants to deal with constant dental pain. Even a minor crack in your tooth can result in severe pain that will ruin numerous aspects of your life. If you are re experiencing any kind of dental pain, or are just worried about your smile looking its best, you should visit your dentist and get the help you deserve. …

Dental Emergency? What to Do After Chipping or Losing a Tooth

Staying on top of dental care is an essential part of being a responsible adult. Everyone should go to the dentist at least two or three times a year to make sure their teeth are strong, their gums are healthy, and they can keep giving a big, happy smile. In addition to general care, however, it’s even more important to know what …

The Surprising Connection Between Oral Infections And Chronic Illness

It’s well established that regular dental care and dental work are necessary for maintaining not only a healthy smile but also overall health. However, the dangers of failing to receive dental work such as dental crowns, fluoride treatment, and a necessary root canal are largely left in the dark. According to the University of Helsinki, an abscess left alone in the …

What To Ask Your Dentist When Seeking a Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

If you are interested in getting cosmetic dental work done, Dr. James Schwartz DDS recommends that there are a couple of very important questions that you will need to ask your dentist.   Below are some of the key questions that you will need to ask about cosmetic dentistry services: What Will The Outcome of My Procedure Be? You could end …

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Affordable & Effective Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Do you wish that your teeth were straighter or whiter? Or do you find yourself hiding your smile? If so, then cosmetic dentistry can help you. There are numerous cosmetic dental procedures that can help improve your smile and some of those procedures include porcelain crowns, tooth-colored fillings, porcelain veneers, or even short term cosmetic orthodontics. Tooth-colored fillings are a good …

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The Importance Of Tooth Extraction Site Preservation

When dental cavities or decay become so severe that the tooth is damaged beyond repair, surgical dentists such as Dr. James Schwartz at Carolina Dentistry @ The State Line have to extract the tooth. Although, extraction of a tooth may take care of the temporary problem of a decayed tooth, it can create an even bigger problem of bone withering …