If you have any tooth pain, you should make an appointment with our dentists as soon as possible. Many toothaches are caused by an underlying issue, so it’s best to get the pain checked out before it becomes worse. At The Smile Centre, we provide a suite of general dentistry services and can help address any tooth pain quickly and effectively.
Tooth pain may occur when inflammation irritates the nerve endings in the middle portion of the tooth known as the pulp. There are several common causes for this inflammation, including:
- Cracks or chips in the tooth
- Ear or sinus issues
Gum disease and gum inflammation are very common dental problems among American adults. Our experienced dentists in Florida provide customized dental hygiene tips and look for the signs of gum disease during your routine checkups. You can trust us to help you achieve and maintain great dental health.
Gum disease is caused by infected gums. Most often, poor oral hygiene causes this type of infection because plaque and tartar grow and worsen. Even if you have ideal dental hygiene habits, you may be genetically predisposed to gum disease, or have other risk factors contributing to the condition.
While there may be no obvious…Read Full Post
With many of us working from home, we’ve gotten lots of opportunities to view our own teeth and smiles via Zoom and other virtual meeting platforms. For some people, this has spurred a desire to touch up the appearance of their smiles so they can look as sharp as possible, which allows them to be their most confident selves. One convenient, effective way to brush up is with professional teeth whitening offered by our dentists.
Here are our answers to some of the most commonly asked teeth whitening questions:
- How long will the results last? Teeth whitening performed by a dentist…
Make 2021 the year to kick bad dental habits to the curb! Caring for your teeth and gums prevents inconvenient dental problems and supports a healthy, attractive smile. Here are some of the most common inadequate dental hygiene habits and how to avoid them:
- Aggressive brushing! Only light pressure is needed to brush your teeth effectively. Some people feel like they really need to scrub, but that’s not so. Brushing too forcefully wears down the protective layer of enamel on your teeth, and is not necessary to the task of whisking away food debris and plaque buildup.
- Using an old, worn-out…
What are your smile goals for the New Year? As we all prepare to enter 2021 with hopeful hearts, we believe it’s a great time to achieve your cosmetic dental goals. With all the proper COVID-19 precautions in place and your safety top-of-mind, our practice believes you owe it to yourself to shake off any dissatisfaction you have with your smile by opting for a smile makeover.
So what exactly is a smile makeover? It’s a comprehensive approach to rejuvenating your smile. The first step is a consultation with the dentist to discuss your areas of concern, and what…Read Full Post
To keep teeth bright white, it’s crucial to first keep them healthy. If your teeth and gums are in poor health, your dentist will recommend postponing whitening treatment until your dental health improves. Regular dental exams and cleanings are crucial for achieving and maintaining a healthy mouth.
It is not recommended to undergo teeth whitening treatment too frequently; it’s best to ask your dentist how often you should have it done. Generally, dentists recommend using teeth whitening treatments no more than every three to six months. Regular visits with your dentist will help ensure you have a healthy, dazzling smile.…Read Full Post
If you are experiencing tooth pain, see a dentist as quickly as possible. Toothaches can have a number of potential causes. Dentists are uniquely trained to help alleviate your pain and identify the underlying reason for your discomfort.
At The Smile Centre, we offer a full spectrum of general dentistry services to address any oral health needs quickly and effectively. Postponing dental treatment can ultimately lead to further harm and more extensive and expensive procedures down the road.
What to Do If You Have a Toothache
If you suffer from sudden tooth pain, whether from a crack, chip, break, or unknown reason, we will make every effort to schedule treatment for your dental emergency as soon as possible. While our office is not open 24/7, we are attentive to your calls and inquiries, and we will do our best to arrange an appointment at your earliest convenience.
In the meantime, please consider the following:
- Use an over-the-…
If you are experiencing tooth pain or sensitivity, you may have an infected tooth. A tooth infection, also referred to as an abscess, is a pocket of pus trapped within your tooth. If left untreated, the infection can spread to the tooth roots and may require emergency dentistry, such as a root canal or tooth extraction.
In these situations, many seek out home remedies to help deal with infection before scheduling a dental appointment. The internet is flush with dubious DIY dental remedies for everything from homemade toothpaste to toothache cures and…Read Full Post
The short answer is yes, you can get dental implants for multiple missing teeth! When you visit one of our experienced dentists for a consultation, please let them know you are interested in dental implants. They can determine whether the multiple missing teeth can be replaced with this treatment. Furthermore, they will make sure you know all of your options and feel confident choosing what is right for you.
Dental implants have become a popular option in dental restoration, with over half a million implants placed every year in the United States. With the natural appearance and strong durability, dental implants may be your ideal option for a smile makeover!
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Dental emergencies usually occur swiftly, without warning, and can be extremely painful. The Smile Centre is here for you in the event of serious dental problems. Our experienced team strives to provide exceptional dental care to every single patient.
Common dental emergencies include:
- Teeth that have been knocked out by a fall, sports injury or other trauma
- Jaw swelling or pain
- Extreme tooth pain or toothache
- Gum injury
- Broken tooth or teeth
- A tooth that has suddenly become loose
- Broken or…