My Gums Bleed When I Floss

My Gums Bleed When I Floss

Some people experience bleeding gums when they floss. Bleeding gums when flossing can happen any time, even if you have your teeth cleaned professionally. But bleeding gums are still cause f... read more
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Why Does Tooth Decay Happen?

Why Does Tooth Decay Happen?

When harmful bacteria in your mouth produce acids, they eat away your tooth’s dentin, leading to a hole in your tooth, which is commonly known as a cavity. If you leave it untreated, it co... read more
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Does Teeth Whitening Actually Work?

Does Teeth Whitening Actually Work?

Americans are spending more than a billion dollars on teeth whitening products to eliminate the effects of coffee, red wine, and cigarettes. But is tooth whitening worth it? Does it actually... read more
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Do Dental Fillings Need to be Replaced?

Do Dental Fillings Need to be Replaced?

Dental fillings can last for many years, but they do often need to be replaced. Some old fillings may require replacement while others may not. New fillings that have been on your teeth for ... read more
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Why Does My Dental Bridge Keep Falling Off?

Why Does My Dental Bridge Keep Falling Off?

“Why does my dental bridge keep falling off?” It’s one of the questions that we hear from new patients. There are several reasons your dental bridge may fall off, including retention a... read more
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My Tooth Fell Out

My Tooth Fell Out

“What should I do if my tooth fell out?” It’s an unsettling experience. Although it can be an embarrassing situation, it’s crucial that you see Dr. Nicholas S. St. George right away.... read more
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Can Flossing Help a Toothache?

Can Flossing Help a Toothache?

Can flossing help a toothache? Yes, it can only if a toothache is caused by food particles sticking between your teeth. On the other hand, if dental cavities cause a toothache, you need to s... read more
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My Tooth Broke While I Was Flossing

My Tooth Broke While I Was Flossing

If your tooth broke while you were flossing, then it could be a sign of decay or something is weakening your tooth that a simple flossing can break it apart. What you must do is to visit you... read more
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Why Does My Dental Crown Hurt?

Why Does My Dental Crown Hurt?

Some of you may assume that when you get a crown, you’ll never have to suffer from a toothache again. But a crowned tooth is still susceptible to pain as other teeth. The pain may develop ... read more
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My Tooth Cracked After a Root Canal

My Tooth Cracked After a Root Canal

Some of our patients would call us to say, “My tooth cracked after a root canal. What shall I do?” If your tooth did crack after a root canal, then you’re more likely to suffer from a ... read more
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