What Exactly is a Cavity?

Growing up, you probably learned early that you need to brush your teeth twice a day or you’ll get cavities. What few people know is that failing to have good dental hygiene can actually cause other health problems for your body as well. Recent studies have...

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

In the case of a dental emergency, use the following first-aid procedures, then see your dentist as soon as possible. Knocked-out adult tooth: Without touching the root, attempt to put the tooth back in the socket. If you cannot replace the tooth, put it in milk or...

Why Your Children Need Sealants From Creekside Dental

Brushing and flossing every day is the first line of defense to keep your teeth clean and prevent cavities. However, cleaning the molars in the back of the mouth can be difficult, as food tends to accumulate in these spaces, leading cavity-causing bacteria to grow and...

Sensitive Teeth Are A Common Complaint

Teeth that are sensitive to hot or cold foods are a common dental complaint. Sensitive teeth could come from worn dental fillings or dental enamel, exposure of dental root, cavities or tooth decay, or broken or otherwise damaged teeth. Dental enamel protects the...

Causes of TMJ and How to Treat It

TMJ – a disorder involving pain and limited movement in the jaw – can be caused by a variety of conditions included arthritis, teeth misalignment, teeth grinding, jaw dislocation, stress, and more. Prior to treatment, a dentist will evaluate your mouth and...