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Is Tooth Sensitivity a Dental Emergency? What You Need to Know

May 17, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — lrfamily @ 5:07 pm
Patient holding their cheek due to tooth sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity can spell trouble for anyone, causing discomfort when they eat or drink. While it’s a common problem, many patients wonder if it’s an issue that requires immediate dental care. When exactly does the pain caused by sensitive teeth become a dental emergency? Continue reading to learn the causes of tooth sensitivity and when you should seek help.


Should You Turn to an Emergency Dentist for Facial Swelling?

April 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — lrfamily @ 3:32 pm
woman with facial swelling and pain

Looking in the mirror, you see that one side of your face appears to be swollen. You haven’t been injured, stung, or had dental work, so you try to manage it with a cold compress, but it persists beyond a day or two. Now, you’re faced with a difficult decision: do you call your physician or your emergency dentist?

Should you visit your emergency dentist for facial swelling? What could facial swelling indicate? Continue reading to learn more about this symptom, its causes, and when it’s appropriate to go to the emergency dentist for help.


Dental Emergencies: Does Your Insurance Have You Covered?

March 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — lrfamily @ 1:02 pm
Patient holding their cheek due to dental emergencies

Dental emergencies can strike at any moment, even if you have exceptional oral health. Whether it’s a severe toothache, a knocked-out tooth, or a broken crown, knowing whether your dental insurance will cover unexpected visits can grant peace of mind. If you want to explore the ins and outs of dental insurance coverage for emergency dental visits, continue reading. You’ll learn what to expect when dental emergencies arise.


How To Make Your Smile Shine this Valentines’ Day

February 4, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — lrfamily @ 3:27 am
someone smiling on a date

With Valentines’ Day almost here, people of all stripes are doing their best to make a good impression on a potential romantic partner. Your oral health is a big part of that.

If your teeth are discolored or your breath smells bad, it can seriously impair your ability to impress your date. But don’t worry: by taking a few steps before your date, you can ensure that your oral health is perfectly up to snuff.


Coffee Compatibility: Making CandidPro Work with Your Coffee Habit

January 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — lrfamily @ 1:46 pm
A cup of coffee

Are you in need of orthodontic treatment, but don’t want the “metal mouth” that comes with traditional braces? If so, CandidPro offers a discreet and convenient solution. However, if you’re a coffee lover, you may need to take a few extra precautions. It’s natural to want to enjoy your favorite brew, but clear aligners may not mix with dark coffee.

If you want to learn more about CandidPro and how you can still partake of your morning joe, continue reading.

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