Category Archives: Dental Anxiety and Fear

Why Does My Tongue Feel Numb?

Imagine this: you wake up one morning and something feels different in your mouth. You realize that, while you can move your tongue around, you can’t feel it touch your teeth or gums. Noticing that your tongue has gone numb … Continue reading

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What To Do If You Have a Dental Emergency on Vacation

Summer is in full swing. We hope you had an incredible Independence Day celebration and that you have many other adventures to look forward to this season! Vacation, especially in an exotic locale, should be fun, relaxing, and restful, but … Continue reading

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Cancer of the Mouth: Symptoms & Signs

Unfortunately, oral cancer is all too common, and far too often fatal. The Oral Cancer Foundation reports: “close to 49,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer this year…of those 49,750 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be … Continue reading

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Teeth Crumbling Dream: What Does It Mean?

Dreams are one of the oldest – and most intriguing – mysteries of human existence. There is evidence that dreams were written about thousands of years B.C. And yet, with their long history and the fact that nearly everyone experiences … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Your Teeth Won’t Stop Hurting

A toothache can make it impossible to carry on with daily activities. Sometimes the cause of a toothache is obvious – like a broken tooth. But often, it’s difficult to determine what’s causing the pain. Some toothaches feel like pain in … Continue reading

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What Should You Do In a Dental Emergency?

In a perfect world, people would never suffer from unexpected oral health issues. However, the reality is that thousands of Americans deal with sudden dental disorders, diseases, or damage. No one wants to deal with a dental emergency, but you … Continue reading

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Why Do My Teeth Feel Sore When I Wake Up?

Seizing the day isn’t so easy when you wake up with a toothache in the morning. Mouth soreness could make eating breakfast, drinking your morning coffee, or even brushing and flossing your pearly whites more difficult. This sensation can also … Continue reading

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Dental Dangers of Boating

As the last days of summer simmer down, heading out to your local beach or lake can be a great way to get in some quality time with your friends and family. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, … Continue reading

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Debunking Dental Myths

It’s April Fools’ Day! Many times people unknowingly share misinformation about oral hygiene because they don’t understand the facts. To avoid being ‘fooled’ today – and every day – let’s take a look at the truth behind some common dental … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Child for the Dentist

Visiting the dentist can be stressful for young children, especially if they had a difficult past experience. Children are very sensitive to their environment. It’s always best to take your child to a dentist who enjoys working with children right … Continue reading

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