Dental emergencies are more common than people realize. How can you know if you are experiencing a dental emergency? Since many dental issues can cause pain related to inflammation, it can be hard to tell. The team at Northfield Dental Group explores some of the common situations in which dental emergencies occur.
So much focus is put on having clean, cavity-free teeth that some people forget about the importance of the gums when it comes to oral health. To better inform their patients about the need for the best periodontal care, West Orange’s premier dentists at Northfield Dental Group share this blog, which includes some of the …Read the full article
While a loose tooth is a normal part of a child’s development, it is not normal for an adult and can signify dental disease. A loose tooth occurs when a tooth slowly becomes detached from the gums and bone. Sometimes periodontal (gum) disease is the underlying culprit.
For some people, bleeding gums are a sign of a simple problem, such as brushing their teeth too hard or being careless when flossing. For others, however, bleeding gums are a symptom of a more dangerous problem: periodontal disease. The dentists at Northfield Dental Group explain what periodontal disease is, what the risk factors for …Read the full article