First-Aid Tips and Treatment for a Tongue Injury

It’s relatively common to accidentally nip your tongue while eating or chewing gum. In the vast majority of these cases, the injury is minor and just an inconvenience. However, there are other times when a blow to the face or other accident can cause a more serious tongue injury. In... Read more »

Deep Chips in Your Teeth can be Repaired with a Crown

Sometimes a tooth that is damaged in a minor way be repaired by a simple filling. Other times the damage is significant or is in a critical location on the tooth, so Dr. David Powell might recommend restoring the entire tooth with a porcelain crown. Our dentist starts by examining... Read more »

Insights on the Process of Filling a Cavity

A cavity is a laymen’s term to describe an area of tooth decay. They often form when the pervasive bacteria harbored by residual food particles and plaque manage to exploit tooth enamel. Even though your routine dental checkup will detect all cavities, you should not delay in contacting All Care... Read more »

Finding the Cause of Chronic Bad Breath

Chronic bad breath, which is also known as halitosis, can have some serious repercussions on your life. People won't be able to talk to you, and you'll always be self-conscious of whether or not your breath is pushing people away. If you find yourself suffering from bad breath on a... Read more »

A Cracked Tooth Often Requires Immediate Care

The outer layer of each one of your teeth is made from a very durable material called enamel. Even though tooth enamel is very hard, it is possible for a hard fall or blow to the face to crack the enamel. This is even more likely if you participate in... Read more »

What to Do if You Have Tartar or Plaque

Some people avoid the dentist because they don’t understand what is being said or what is being done. In fact you have probably heard the terms plaque and tartar but do you actually know what the difference is between the two? Do you know how to get rid of them... Read more »

Toothbrushing: Helpful Tips

Brushing your teeth twice a day, once in the morning and once at night, is important for your oral health. However, Dr. David Powell and our team stress that brushing your teeth properly is even more important for a healthy mouth. To improve your dental hygiene effectiveness, follow the following... Read more »

The Five Causes Behind Tooth Discoloration

Did you know that there are many things in the world today that can cause tooth discoloration? Well, it’s true! The following five things tend to alter the appearance of your smile, no matter how hard you try to avoid it: -Drinks: There are many drinks that can stain your... Read more »

Restorations Without the Wait

Have you thought about getting a dental restoration, but were worried about how long it might take? Traditionally, getting many types of dental restorations has been a fairly long process. Custom restorations needed to be milled at a dental lab, a process that could take days or even weeks. In... Read more »

Gum Disease: The Silent Tooth Killer

Gum disease (or periodontal disease) is an infection of the tissue around your teeth that leads to tissue, bone and tooth loss. It can be a silent tooth killer because it may develop without triggering any symptoms in your mouth. However, through quick action, gum disease can be both treated... Read more »