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Posts for Month: March 2023

Will Oil Pulling Hurt My Teeth or Whiten them?

I received a free month of yoga as a gift from a friend. I have enjoyed the class. One unexpected thing, other than actually liking it, was the Medical Moment at the end of the class. The last class he mentioned oil pulling as a way to keep your teeth bright and healthy. He does […]


Preparing a Special Needs Child for Dental Sedation

I have a fifteen year old non-verbal daughter that I will be taking to the dentist. I decided using dental sedation would be the best way to handle this. However, even though she cannot communicate normally, she does understand significantly more than people think. I don’t want her worried about her appointment the morning of. […]


My Tooth is Killing Me and My Dentist is Closed

I don’t know what happened. I had a tooth that my dentist was watching and suddenly it is Friday night and that tooth is killing me. Of course, the dentist is closed. I don’t know if I can wait until Monday. The pain is just too much. Can I go to an ER? Madison Dear […]


Why Fill A Baby Tooth That Is Just Going to Fall Out?

I have a five-year-old son who loves sweets as much as I do. At his last visit, they found a few cavities on some of the back teeth. The dentist wants to fill them. I was wondering why that is necessary. If he’s going to start getting his six-year molars soon, why do these teeth […]