Category: Family Dentistry

Dental Emergency Tips

The reason we offer emergency dentistry to our patients is that emergencies are never expected – which means you certainly don’t have time to prepare. Emergencies are, however, extremely urgent, typically including problems that we can address and improve if we can get to them quickly enough. First things first, if a sudden accident occurs,… Read more »

Safeguard Your Smile: Mouthguards

Have you given much thought to what might go wrong if you participate in sports? Perhaps you are already well aware what might happen because your child received a hard blow to his or her smile with an elbow or a softball. Whether you, your significant other, or your little ones are involved in athletics… Read more »

Is there a Halloween Candy Shortage?

is actually potentially good for your dental health. Rising Prices Angus Kennedy once worked as a chocolate taster for candy manufacturers in England. How does that sound for a fun job? “People are prepared to pay 70 pounds ($113) per kilogram (2.2 pounds) for chocolate,” says Kennedy. He predicts a noticeable shortage of cocoa beans… Read more »

A Heart-to-Heart about your Dental Health

Your heart is strong. The muscles that make up this amazing organ have a huge job to do pumping blood through your body. From the time we’re in our mother’s womb, up until our last breath on earth, we rely on our hearts. No wonder, then, that doctors play close attention to the health of… Read more »

Dentists Take Interest in your Lips

You may not think of your lips as a part of your dental health, but when you go in for an exam and checkup, your dentist will be looking at every part of your mouth. Sores, bumps, and lesions on the tongue, gums, inner-cheeks, and lips are all subject to examination for oral cancer. Keeping… Read more »

Teeth Whitening True or False

One of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures is teeth whitening. There is good reason for this. Professional bleaching treatments provide safe and effective results which can create  youthfulness and brightening to a dull smile. Research shows that people who have bright and attractive smiles are more confident, happier, have better career success, longer-lasting relationships, and… Read more »

Answers to Questions about Dental Crowns

will answer some frequently asked questions about dental crowns. Loose Crown A loose crown can be a result of poor preparation, or not enough tooth structure. An experienced dentist will be aware of the importance of choice and administration of bonding adhesives selected. The bonding surface must be free of contamination from bacteria. If you… Read more »

Nab a High Score on the Baking Soda Quiz

 at the Oasis Family Dental to find out what you know about this whitening trick. Questions Q1. True or false – Baking soda should never be used in baked goods; instead, stick to baking powder. Q2. True or false – Sodium bicarbonate is a long used remedy for heartburn. Q3. True or false – Baking… Read more »