Losing a filling from a tooth is not uncommon. Even though losing a filling may not be as urgent as some dental emergencies, it is still very important that you make an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible to rectify the issue.
Teeth breakages can range from the tiniest chip to a catastrophic disintegration of an entire tooth. Regardless of the severity of the break, it is vital you see a dentist as soon as possible.
Swellings around the mouth can happen for a variety of reasons. For example, swelling can occur because of blocked salivary glands, medication side-effects, poor nutrition (particularly vitamin C deficiency), gingivitis and gum disease, and some oral cancers. However, a swelling can also be an indication that a tooth has an abscess, especially if it is …Read More
Coaches have an important role to play in the health and well-being of those in their care, so we’ve developed a handy Dental First Aid guide for sports coaches. Click on the image to download high-resolution file.
Kids are prone to dental emergencies — and playing contact sports puts them at even higher risk of experiencing one, such as a tooth being knocked out. Wearing a mouthguard is one way to lessen (if not prevent) the severity of trauma caused by contact sports. But when accident does happen, like when an adult …Read More