It’s the most wonderful time of the year – a time of family, friends and traditions. But with all the hustle and bustle, the holidays can also be a time of added stress. And when you’re stressed, you may take it out on their teeth without even realizing it. While occasional teeth grinding is normal, […]
There are several reasons why your dentist may recommend you get your wisdom teeth removed. They may be impacted, meaning they may not be coming in normally. Or they could be coming in at the wrong angle so they press against your teeth. Another reason is cavities or gum disease, caused by difficulty reaching your
A mouthguard is made of flexible pieces of plastic that are worn in the mouth over teeth during sports activities. The American Dental Association (ADA) states that over 200,000 mouth injuries are prevented annually by wearing a mouthguard. So it may be surprising to learn that, according to an American Association of Orthodontists survey, 84
If you have a flex plan, now is the time to schedule your consultation with Dr. LeSueur or Dr. Dodaro to discuss dental restorations that may not be fully covered by your insurance carrier. Some treatments, such as white dental fillings and porcelain crowns, may be covered by HSA and FSA benefits, but not by
Do you have a little white bump on your tongue or the inside of your mouth? That’s called a canker sore. These painful, round mouth sores can appear in several places, including the inside of your lips or cheeks, on your tongue, at the base of the gums or on the roof of your mouth.