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Posts Tagged ‘ teeth care ’

When Is a Chipped Tooth Considered an Emergency?

Friday, April 8th, 2022
When Is a Chipped Tooth Considered an Emergency?
If you have a chipped tooth, it’s important to understand that not every chipped tooth injury constitutes an emergency.

A chipped tooth is one of the more common dental issues that people deal with. It can also be quite frightening too, especially if you’ve never had one before. The chipped tooth may feel weird in your mouth at first, and you may be worried that pain will soon follow. If you have a chipped tooth, it’s important to understand that not every chipped tooth injury constitutes an emergency. Most situations can wait to be addressed until a regular visit to a dentist. Here are several common scenarios when it comes to a chipped tooth, and what you do to get it treated.

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What to Look for When Choosing a Mouthwash

Friday, March 11th, 2022
What to Look for When Choosing a Mouthwash
There are several different kinds of mouthwashes, each of which is supposedly able to promote your oral health in the best way.

If you’ve been to the dental care aisle of the store recently, you may feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices for mouthwashes right now! There are several different kinds of mouthwashes, each of which is supposedly able to promote your oral health in the best way. If you’re ever unsure, you can always consult your dentist for some advice on what to choose from depending on your unique circumstances. In general, mouthwashes are either cosmetic or therapeutic. Cosmetic mouthwashes simply freshen your breath and may provide some whitening effects for the teeth. Therapeutic mouthwashes actively fight against cavities, gingivitis, and other oral disease, and it is this type you should be looking for when shopping at the store. Here are some other tips to help you find the best mouthwash!

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How to Care for a Cavity

Friday, December 17th, 2021
How to Care for a Cavity
If you’ve noticed a dull ache in your mouth and you’ve started to suspect that you have a cavity, it’s a good idea to care for your teeth.

If you’ve noticed a dull ache in your mouth and you’ve started to suspect that you have a cavity, it’s a good idea to care for your teeth at home until you can get in to see the dentist. Once you’re scheduled to have yourself checked for cavities, caring for your oral hygiene is important. While there’s no at-home care that can eliminate a cavity, it’s important to stay on top of your oral health until you can get a filling. Here are a few tips from Catonsville Dental Care on how to care for a cavity, temporarily, until your next dental check-up with us. For any patients that suspect they may have a cavity, contact us to secure your next appointment as soon as possible.

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