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Broke Tooth When Biting

Broke tooth when biting

Broken Tooth Fractured Molar

Have you ever bit down during lunch or while eating and chewing you suddenly noticed you a piece of your tooth broke when biting? You look at the broken tooth part and wonder what part of the tooth may be.  If this accident ever occurs it may be emergency […]

By |April 1st, 2016|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

Tooth Sensitive to Sweets and Sugar

Tooth Sensitive to Sweets and Sugar

Ouch! My tooth hurts when I eat sweets!

“My tooth is sensitive to sweets and sugar!” If your tooth has sensitivity to sweets and sugars, their is a chance the tooth might have a cavity.   Tooth sensitivity also occurs when teeth becomes thinner, thereby exposing the dentin layer.  Tooth sensitivity, also […]

By |March 1st, 2016|Root Canal, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dental crown came off

Dental crown came off

Recementing a dental crown that fell off

“My dental crown came off when I was eating, what do I do?”  Though it’s rare, dental caps or crowns may occasionally come off the tooth.  If the crown does come off, it’s important to see your dentist right away, and may be considered an emergency […]

By |February 1st, 2016|Dental Crowns|0 Comments

Why Do My Gums Bleed

 Bleeding Gums

Why do my gums bleed?  Common complaint patients say to me is their gums bleed when brushing their teeth or when they are flossing.  And as such bleeding gums is often a sign of bacterial infection and gingival irritation.
Why do my gums bleed? Below are some causes:

Gingivitis – Gums are irritated and may be […]

By |January 3rd, 2016|General Dentistry|0 Comments