What to Do When Your Child Breaks a Tooth

What to Do When Your Child Breaks a Tooth

Children have boundless energy, and that often comes with boundless potential for accidents. From bicycle accidents to injuries in the park, kids put their smiles through a lot. Check out this guide for parents explaining what to do when your child breaks a tooth. Medical Emergencies – Call 9-1-1 or Go to the Emergency Room…

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How to Remove Smoking Stains on Teeth

How to Remove Smoking Stains on Teeth

Cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and other products with nicotine are known for staining teeth. These products also increase the risk of gum disease, oral cancer and other oral health issues. Whether you’ve recently quit smoking or you’re worried about the stains on your teeth, there are some solutions available for you. Read on to learn how…

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Common Causes of Toothaches

What causes toothaches? Understanding toothache causes may help you avoid certain issues in the future. At the very least, it will help you know where to go to seek treatment. Listed below are some common causes of toothaches, along with solutions for each. Common Causes of Toothaches Toot decay is the most common cause of…

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Back to School Oral Hygiene Tips

As you prepare for back to school season, don’t forget about oral hygiene. The summer may have left the whole family a little lax when it comes to brushing, flossing and eating healthy. Get back into good habits to protect your child’s teeth and gums. Here are some back to school oral hygiene tips from…

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How to Avoid Pacifier Teeth

Pacifiers have been around for over a century, providing parents and babies alike with much-needed comfort and peace. There is nothing wrong with comforting a baby with a pacifier, but it’s important to do so correctly. Otherwise, the presence of the pacifier could lead to a condition known as ‘pacifier teeth.’ In this guide, we…

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Cavity Prevention Tips for Children

Cavities are common among children because they are still developing proper oral health habits. With that in mind, there are some ways to prevent cavities in children, regardless of their age. Check out these cavity prevention tips from Clinton Dental Center. Start Brushing before Your Child’s First Tooth Appears You can actually start brushing your…

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What Time Should I Brush My Teeth?

Brush your teeth twice a day. That’s an age-old rule that most of us have ingrained in our minds. What that rule doesn’t tell you is when you should brush your teeth. What is the best time to get the best results? Is there a right and wrong time to brush your teeth? Check out…

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Will I Need Tooth Extractions before Braces?

Whether you’re getting invisible braces or traditional metal braces, there are some preparatory steps you’ll have to go through. This may include tooth extractions, depending on the circumstances. Let’s explore some of the reasons you may or may not need tooth extractions before braces. Tooth Extractions to Correct Overcrowding Many adults have more teeth than…

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Creative Tooth Fairy Ideas for 2019

Feel like the tooth fairy has gotten a little boring? Want to do something new and exciting for your kids? Check out these creative tooth fairy ideas for 2019, courtesy of Clinton Dental Center. Give the Tooth Fairy Special Money Why would the tooth fairy be carrying around boring old human money? Get creative with…

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Oral Health Tips for Seniors

Each age group faces oral care challenges. Children lose their teeth and complete the transition to permanent teeth. Adults deal with tooth sensitivity, discoloration, and other concerns. For this guide, we will discuss common oral health concerns for seniors, along with tips to address each one. Prevent Tooth Discoloration Tooth discoloration is common among seniors.…

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