Category Archives: General Dentistry Blog

Why does my breath smell (and what can I do about it)?

Why does my breath smell (and what can I do about it)? Bad breath affects most everyone at one time or another. Morning breath or a post-spicy meal are situations we can all relate to. However, consistent bad breath, also known as halitosis or fetor oris, can point to an underlying health issue. According to…
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How To Know When You Need a Root Canal

How To Know When You Need a Root Canal Knowing when or if you need a root canal is difficult to determine on your own. During the early stages of the issue, you may have high hopes that more attention to your general oral hygiene can solve the problem. While consistent oral hygiene practices are…
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What to do if Your Tooth is Knocked Out

What to do if Your Tooth is Knocked Out It can be a scary thing if a tooth gets knocked out due to a sudden injury or accident. Our teeth are important not just for functional purposes, but for our overall confidence. A tooth falling out can jeopardize both very quickly.  Injuries to the mouth…
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The Icon Process

THE ICON PROCESS Tooth decay, also known as cavities or caries, is a breakdown of tooth enamel due to acids caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. These acidic bacteria get to work dissolving the enamel, and can cause sensitivity, white spots from de-calcification, and a feeling of embarrassment due to the physical appearance of the…
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