Category: Family Dentist

How Do I Fix a Blocked Salivary Duct?

How Do I Fix a Blocked Salivary Duct?

Saliva helps you enjoy your favorite foods. But when there is a blockage in the salivary gland, eating can become painful. Let’s get that fixed!  You probably don’t think too much about saliva, but it’s what helps you chew and digest food. Without saliva, you wouldn’t be able to enjoy your favorite meals and refreshments! 
What is Erythroplakia?

What is Erythroplakia?

Did you notice an unusual patch in your mouth? Get it checked immediately by your dentist. Perhaps you recently looked carefully inside your mouth and noticed a red-colored lesion. Known as erythroplakia, the lesion is typically flat and has a velvety texture. White spots may also appear.  Erythroplakia commonly develops on the inside of the

How Early Should I Start Dental Care for My Child?

It’s never too early to start your child’s oral care routine. Here’s what you should do at each stage of your child’s development. Starting your child on the path to good dental care is essential. Filling cavities can be tortuous for a youngster (and adults!). As a parent, you probably want to spare your child

Why Does My Sinus Infection Affect My Teeth?

Everything from bruxism to cavities can cause toothaches. But did you know that your sinus infection might be a culprit as well? In addition to sore throats, ear pain, and post-nasal drip, tooth pain is a common symptom of sinus infections. So, if you have a toothache that’s isolated to your upper teeth, there’s a