tooth emergency

10 03, 2017

Caring for Elderly Patients’ Smiles

By | 2017-06-14T19:44:27+00:00 March 10th, 2017|

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published the draft of a new standard they'd like to see adopted by hospitals and residential homes across England. This standard would mandate early assessment of the residents' health and ensure that plans and support are [...]

8 02, 2017

What to Do if Your Tooth Gets Knocked Out

By | 2017-06-14T20:03:48+00:00 February 8th, 2017|

You were out walking the dog and tripped over your own feet, resulting in a face plant on the concrete sidewalk. Besides being mortified by your clumsiness, you are shocked to realize that you knocked out one of your front teeth. Isn't there a way [...]

1 02, 2017

Do You Love Your Teeth as Much as Football?

By | 2017-06-14T20:08:44+00:00 February 1st, 2017|

When Tom Brady – professional football quarterback for the New England Patriots – started a treasure hunt for used footwear he personally signed, he had no idea of the trouble that would follow. Brady left clues on Facebook about the various [...]

28 11, 2016

The Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth: What You Should Do

By | 2017-06-15T21:19:45+00:00 November 28th, 2016|

What are Wisdom Teeth ? With age comes wisdom. Specifically, wisdom teeth. Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these [...]

7 11, 2016

Dental Implants: Are They Right For You?

By | 2017-06-15T21:26:48+00:00 November 7th, 2016|

Although preserving teeth is always the first option, sometimes you have no choice. Tooth loss results from many causes -- accidents, gum disease, failed root canals or decay is common. This is where dental implants could be right for you. In the past, dentures and [...]

3 10, 2016

Bolt Wins Triple Gold with Infected Tooth

By | 2017-06-15T21:45:55+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|

Following the close of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, track star Usain Bolt revealed that he suffered from a severe dental infection (later learned was an abscessed tooth ) as he participated on the Jamaican athletic team. Even though he won gold in several events, [...]

27 09, 2016

Celiac Disease Causes Actress to Lose Tooth

By | 2018-01-11T21:30:14+00:00 September 27th, 2016|

43-year old actress Jennifer Esposito, known for her roles in films like Crash and Summer of Sam, recently disclosed that she suffered tooth loss because of a severe undiagnosed medical condition. It later turned out to be celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder [...]

25 08, 2016

Baby Teeth…Your New Source for Stem Cells

By | 2017-06-16T14:59:58+00:00 August 25th, 2016|

Baby Teeth…Your New Source for Stem Cells Stem cells: they’ve been talked a lot about over the past several years. We know that they contain vital information and capabilities to help develop new cells that could be used for treating diseases. Now experts believe that [...]