Tooth Broke and Hurts

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Teeth are very strong, but they are not indestructible. They can be come injured and break or crack. If this happens to you, it is important that you see a dentist as soon as possible. Until you can visit our office, there are a number of things you should do: Rinse your mouth with warm water to clear any food particles or debris from the mouth If the tooth is bleeding, apply gentle pressure with […]

My gums hurt when I brush, what could cause this?

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

If your gums are sore after you brush, you may need to replace your toothbrush and modify the technique you’re using when brushing your teeth. The American Dental Association (ADA) has recommended that adults use a soft-bristled toothbrush only, as medium and hard-bristled brushes can damage both the tooth enamel and the sensitive gum tissue. In addition, you need to ensure that you are brushing with a soft, circular motion, as if you were massaging […]