Why You Might Be Feeling Pain after a Root Canal

A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures there is. It’s effective for treating tooth cavities and relieving pain in your teeth. More than 15 million root canal treatments are performed annually. It’s common for patients to feel pain for some time after surgery. It goes away after some time. However, if you continue to feel pain even after a couple of days have passed, it’s best you get in touch with a reliable dentist. Let’s take a look at some reasons you might feel pain even after you’ve had a root canal: An Infected Bone You got your tooth checked and turns out everything is just fine. It’s properly sealed and the crown has not lost the filling. These are signs that the pr

Tips for Dealing with Tooth Sensitivity

Most of us are familiar with the excruciating pain that comes with sensitive teeth. You face this problem when your gums pull away from your teeth or when the enamel wears down and exposes the tissue called dentin. Sensitive teeth can make it hard for you to eat and drink. In addition to that, you are in pain all the time. Here are some ways to deal with this issue and alleviate pain: Get A New Toothbrush Does your toothbrush have hard bristles? They can damage your teeth and cause even more pain. Therefore, it’s best you get it replaced with a toothbrush which has softer bristles. Pay Attention to What You Eat You need to be especially careful about what you eat if you have sensitive teeth

Is Your Smile Ready for Wedding Photos?

Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life. From the gown, to the flowers, the cake and the weather, you want everything to be perfect. And while these elements add to the beauty of your big day, what truly remains are the photos, in which all else is just an accessory—but you, are the central focus. Many wedding photos end up being on display in our homes and often passed down from generation to generation, as an heirloom or a legacy. With something as permanent as pictures, with which people will remember you forever by, do you want to be smiling in all of your wedding photos? Of course, you do! If you are planning your wedding, make sure to keep in mind a visit or two to the

4 Tooth Extraction Myths That Need To Go Away

Many people around the world are terrified of visiting a dentist. When it comes to tooth extractions, it’s often one of the most dreaded procedures for many people. However, this fear is mostly due to the many misconceptions and myths surrounding this procedure. Despite common belief, extractions are somewhat painless; uncomfortable at best. Just like most dental procedures, a tooth extraction is many times a necessary step toward removing oral discomfort and improving oral hygiene. Here are a few myths about tooth extraction that you need to know about, in order to ease the procedure for yourself, should you need one. Myth 1: Extractions are a dentist’s first course of action FALSE. This wa

Unexpected Dental Tips from Your Dentist

In 2015 64% of adults in the U.S. aged 18-64 visited a dentist, according to the CDC. While some folks visit their dentists for monthly check-ups, many people procrastinate until they absolutely have to go. We at Waterfront Family Dentistry believe in educating patients regarding dental care to save them from possible dental ailments. Here are some little known but useful tips to take care of those pearly whites. Perfect Alignment is better than Perfectly Straight Teeth While you may think absolutely straight teeth are the norm that is actually not the case. Having proper bite alignment is far more important than the evenness of your teeth. If you frequently bite down on the inside of your c

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