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Is a toothache a dental emergency

What is a Dental Emergency?

We all know accidents can happen at any moment—even when you’re simply relaxing at home. It’s important to understand the types of concerns that need emergency care and which ones you can handle on your own. When it comes to your oral health, an emergency is often when treatment is needed to save a tooth, […]

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Wear a Mouthguard in Sports with a Bat, Ball or Stick

Did you know that baseball and basketball have the highest incidence of sports-related dental injuries in children ages 7-17 than any other sport? Wondering why? Mouthguards are not required for participation in these sports, even though the National Federation of State High School Association’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee recommends that athletes should wear a mouthguard […]

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You can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies but you can be prepared. when a dental disaster strikes far from home.

Don’t Let Dental Disasters Ruin Your Vacation

For many people, summer is a time to hop in the car for a road trip or book a flight to the nearest sandy beach. Unfortunately, you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies but you can be prepared. Here’s what to do if dental disaster strikes when you’re far from home. The Emergency: A […]

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Play It Safe: Children’s Sports & Tooth Injuries

Sports are a great way to keep your child’s body healthy and fit, and sometimes injuries and accidents during these activities just can’t be avoided. The mouth is one of the most injured places on the body during contact sports and recreational activities. Each year, 3 million to 5 million U.S. children suffer sports injuries […]

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