How to Handle A Common Tooth Emergency

When a dental emergency happens, what is the first thing you think to do? Do you call your general practitioner or 911? The fact is dental emergencies require personalized care from a dentist to treat, not necessarily an emergency room. If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, give the dentists at Carefree Smiles Dentistry a call. We’ll […]

Fully Restore Your Missing Teeth With Dental Implants

Benefits of Teeth Implants It cannot be stressed enough that teeth implants take dental restoration much further when compared to bridges or dentures. This is because dental implants replace teeth all the way down to the root, which extends into the jawbone and gum tissue. By using titanium, your tooth replacement will effectively integrate with your […]

Don’t Let Tooth Loss Ruin Your Life!

Tooth loss affects millions of Americans every single day. In fact, an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, which has the potential to make many aspects of your life more difficult than you may have realized. Missing even one tooth can influence the way your bite comes together, your ability to […]

The Future of Periodontal Therapy

While keeping your teeth healthy is a very high priority, the gums are a crucial part of your oral health as well. With half the American adult population having some level of advanced gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s clear that the condition is a silent epidemic in the […]

Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages. Topical fluoride, in particular is helpful for promoting oral health. The American Dental Association has publicly endorsed the use of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries, as has the […]

Cavities and Tooth Decay

When decay goes unchecked in the human mouth, damaged areas will form on the surface of your teeth. This damage comes in the forms of holes or tiny openings in your teeth known as cavities. There are a variety of things that can lead to the development of these points of damage, but all of […]

What Are Toothaches and How We Can Help

Toothaches are most often caused when the nerve inside the tooth is irritated. It can leave you up at night, cause difficulties with eating certain foods, and can be a daily struggle until it’s treated. The reality of toothaches is that their causes can’t be identified until diagnosed by a dentist. To best understand how […]

All About Tooth Sensitivity

If you find yourself avoiding hot drinks and cold foods, then your teeth may be sensitive. Tooth sensitivity is common, and in optimistic terms, will be temporary. But when it’s chronic, it can affect the way you enjoy life. Your dentist can get to the bottom of this painful condition, but it’s essential to know […]

Dental Health and Your Diet

Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your waistline. […]

How to Floss Your Teeth

Flossing is an important part of an oral hygiene routine, but research suggests that fewer than half of Americans do so daily. Flossing is simple and only takes an extra couple of minutes per day. Developing a healthy habit of flossing can prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and it may allow you to keep […]