Staying Minty Fresh After Oral Surgery Mouthwash can be handy to support your regular oral care routine. Whether you use it to fight bad breath or prevent cavities, there are times when you should use mouthwash and times you shouldn’t. Immediately after having a tooth pulled or following oral surgery is not a good time […]
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How to Make Numbness from Dentist Go Away
Tips for Unfreezing Your Mouth Numbing or freezing is common with many dental procedures, from simple fillings to root canals. Avoiding the temporary discomfort can be a relief during a procedure, but numbness can be a nuisance after your appointment. Localized freezing can affect more than your tooth, spreading to surrounding tissue. It can be […]
How Do You Know If You Need a Root Canal?
Root canals are synonymous with a painful dental procedure—but with advances in dental processes, a root canal can be done with minimal discomfort. But how do you know if you need a root canal? We’ll look into some telltale signs that may lead your dentist to recommend this procedure. Remember to have regular dental check-ups […]
20 Soft Foods for After Dental Surgery
If you have an upcoming oral surgery, you may be a little anxious about taking care of your teeth after you leave your dentist’s office. It can definitely be challenging to remember and follow all of the recommendations your dentist discussed with you before, during or after your appointment. One of the questions we get […]