Basic First Aid for a Pediatric Dental Trauma

Small children can sometimes be accident prone. Vigorous play and a growing body can lead to accidental slips and falls. In some of these moments, a hard blow to the mouth can damage a child’s teeth and soft oral tissues. In a situation like this, you may likely need to apply some basic first aid measures while seeking emergency treatment... read more »

A Missing Dental Filling Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Minor physical defects and small cavities can often be repaired with a simple dental filling made from composite resin or metallic amalgam. These materials are carefully bonded to the surrounding tooth enamel to affect the repair of the previously compromised tooth. If you fail to consistently brush your teeth every morning and night or you are reticent to floss your... read more »