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Protecting Your Teeth When Playing Contact Sports

Protecting your teeth is important no matter what you are doing. However, if you are engaged in a contact sport such as football, it is absolutely crucial. Here at Charlotte Emergency Dental, we are equipped to help you in the event of a dental emergency. You can help decrease your chances of experiencing a dental emergency by taking some basic precautionary measures. Using a Mouth Guard One of the easiest—and yet most effective—things you can do is use a mouth guard made of soft and yet resilient material. These “boil and bite” mouth guards are sold in stores for a few dollars, yet they...

Most Commonly Overlooked Causes of Dental Pain

When you are suffering from dental pain, one of the first steps to getting better is figuring out what is causing the problem. Although there are many potential causes of dental pain, some are more common than others. Yet, although they may be common, many people simply don’t think about these issues as being one of the causes of dental pain. Sensitivity to Heat or Cold Can Show Up with the Onset of Dental Pain Many people have some mild pain or discomfort when eating or drinking foods or liquids that are extremely hot or cold. There can be two primary causes for this heightened sensitivity. First,...

Handling Dental Pain Until You Can Get Seen

Dental pain is one of the biggest reasons Charlotte Emergency Dental sees patients. This is a common problem with so many people. When your teeth hurt, you don’t want to deal with the pain for an extended period of time. You shouldn’t have too. With the help of the dentist, you can feel much more confident being able to go on with life without the dental pain following you.   Ways to Deal with Dental Pain There are numerous ways that you can deal with dental pain, though you shouldn’t have to. When you cannot get in to be seen for the pain right away, these tips can help reduce the pain...

How Proper Oral Hygiene Can Reduce Your Risks of Emergencies

When speaking with Charlotte Emergency Dental, they’ll let you know how proper oral hygiene is important. Not only does this reduce the chances of serious issues happening, but pain that might come from them. You can reduce the chances of needing an emergency dentist and put yourself back on track to healthier, happier teeth. Your oral hygiene goes a long way in preventing these issues.   Why Proper Oral Hygiene is a Must Proper oral hygiene is always a must when it comes to taking care of yourself. Just like you’d take a shower when needed, brushing your teeth is something that is also...

What Are the Dangers of Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth?

Here at Charlotte Emergency Dental, we see emergency patients as well as everyday dental patients. However, on both sides of the spectrum, we see quite a few people with damage from bruxism. Bruxism is when you clench or grind your teeth together. This can do a lot of damage to your teeth, that if not caught, can ruin the health of your teeth. Here are some of the most well-known dangers of grinding and clenching your teeth. Cracks and Fractures of Your Teeth Are Common with Bruxism When you put excess strain on your teeth, it is common for them to fracture or crack. This may be painful, or it...

What Qualifies as a Dental Emergency?

If you have a damaged tooth or some other dental condition, you need to determine whether it is an emergency needing immediate care. Some dental issues can be taken care of during your next appointment; however, if you have a dental emergency, it is imperative that you come see dental health care professional here at Charlotte Emergency Dental as soon as you can. Here is more information on what is—and is not—a dental emergency. Injuries from Trauma If you have damaged a tooth, chances are pretty good that it is an emergency. You will need to consider the extent of the damage: a broken tooth,...