Although adults are more prone to dental disease, children aren’t immune from one particular infection, tooth decay. Some children, in fact, are at higher risk for an aggressive form called early childhood caries (ECC). There are a number of things you can do to help your child avoid this destructive disease, especially daily brushing and flossing to […]

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Losing permanent teeth is never good — unlike primary teeth, no natural replacements wait in the wings. But the good news is you have a number of options for replacing them with life-like prosthetic (false) teeth. Today’s premier choice is dental implants, preferred by dentists and patients alike for their durability and life-likeness. But because […]

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Narcotics have long played an important role in easing severe pain caused by disease, trauma or treatment. Healthcare professionals, including dentists, continue to prescribe them as a matter of course. But narcotics are also addictive and can be dangerous if abused. Although addictions often arise from using illegal drugs like heroin, they can begin with […]

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