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Tooth Pain

What causes tooth pain or toothaches? In this post I will discuss what causes a toothache and tooth pain and how to stop a toothache.

Aug 22nd, 2016
How to stop a toothache by yourself

Many times a toothache or dental emergency happens when your dental office is closed on the weekend or evenings. So this is a how stop a toothache until you can see your dentists.

Aug 19th, 2016
Tooth whitening and Tooth bleaching Part 1

Tooth whitening and tooth bleaching is a popular in office and at home dental treatment. I will answer some of the most common questions about tooth bleaching and tooth whitening.

Jul 22nd, 2016
This Exercise Can Kill You

We all hear that exercise is healthy especially aerobic exercise. And more is better, right? Wrong!

Jun 1st, 2012
Symptoms of A Cavity

Question? What are the symptoms of a cavity or how do I know if I have a cavity? Answer: Many times there are no symptoms of a cavity. when a tooth hurts it may be too late to fix the cavity with a simple filling.

May 31st, 2012
Causes of High Blood Pressure

As a Devnport dentist we always check patients blood pressure. Many dental offices do not check blood pressure and patients may be seriously injured in the process.

May 31st, 2012
Coconut Oil

Our natural coconut oil is one of the best oils to cook with, if not the best. Coconut oil contains vital nutrients that are necessary for like and good health.

May 25th, 2012
Gum Disease

Gum disease affects over 50% of the popualtion. What are the symptoms and causes of gum disease? As a Davenport dentist, I will explain gum disease in a question and answer format.

May 23rd, 2012
The Kiss of Death

Kissing may kill you, really! I’m not kidding. The HPV can be transmitted by kissing. There has been a 25% increase in oral cancer in the last 10 years.

May 23rd, 2012
Davenport Dentist

Find a dentist that has an office that is up to date in the following important areas.

May 22nd, 2012
Cosmetic Dentist In Davenport

As a general dentist in Davneport Iowa, people always ask me if I am a cosmetic dentist. I am tenpted to chuckle because all dentistry should be cosmetic, look natural and be healthy for your mouth and your body.

May 19th, 2012
Cereal, Kellogg, Sex and Caveman

We are told by the big food companies that cereal is a health food. Advertising claims that cereal lowers cholesterol and does all these wonderful things for our health. The truth of the matter is that cereal and grains in general are the least healthiest

May 19th, 2012
Davenport Dental Implants

As a Davenport dentist who does place dental implants, I would like to discuss the BASIC dental implant syetem that I use for my patients.

May 19th, 2012
Bettendorf Orthodontists

I am a general dentist in Davenport Iowa. Recently I had an inflection point with my own dental health.

May 18th, 2012
Davenport Root Canal

The format for this blog will be a question and answer for root canal treatment

May 10th, 2012
Cosmetic Dentist Davenport Iowa

When looking for a cosmetic dentist in Davenport Iowa, you have many choices. Davenport Iowa has many great, highly skilled dentists and specialist. Be certain that the dentist has your best interest in mind, not just his pocket book.

May 8th, 2012
Davenport Orthodontists

Davenport Iowa has about six orthodontists. The orthodontist is a specialty of dentistry that straightes crowded or misaligned teeth. As a Davenport dentist, I prefer to refer patients who need orthodontics to one of the many great specialtist in the area.

May 4th, 2012
How To Find A Davenport Dentist

Davenport Iowa has over 70 general or family dentists. Davenport also has many highly skilled dental specialists. When choosing a Davenport Dentist there are several things to consider and questions you should ask.

May 3rd, 2012
Find A Davenport Dentist

You can find a Davenport Dentist in the Yellow Pages or on line. Or you can ask your friends and neighbors.

May 3rd, 2012
The Benefits of Braces

In a previous posts, I talked about the problems with braces or orthodontic treatment. As a side note, the word”orthodontic” the word means “to change the teeth”. The orthodontist is a dentist with advanced training and specializes in treating patients who

Apr 29th, 2012
Choosing A Dentist For Your Braces

In my previous post, we talked about when braces are recommended. Choosing the dentist to treat you is just as important. I am a general dentist. I am trained in all areas of dentistry, including treating minor orthodontic problems.

Apr 29th, 2012
Singing Can Stop Snoring

Researcher at the University of Exeter England discovered that 30 minutes of singing can strengthen weak throat muscles.

Apr 28th, 2012
Butter Is Better

Your grandma was right, butter not only tastes better, but it is better for you.

Apr 26th, 2012
Toothache or Sinus Infection

Many times we see patients with “toothache” pain who actualy have a sinus infection or sinus issue. How can you tell the difference?

Apr 21st, 2012
Why Do We Have Sinuses?

As a dentist, we are well aware of the anatomy of the sinuses located behind your face. The sinuses communicate with your airways and with your upper teeth. A sinus infection can cause painful toothaches. There are also sinuses located in your forehead.

Apr 21st, 2012

Toothaches can be very painful and even life threatening.

Apr 19th, 2012
Floss Your Arteries?

Yes actually, when you floss your teeth you are protecting your arteries.

Apr 17th, 2012
The Ploy of Soy

Soy protein and soy products are ubiquitous in our modern day food supply.

Apr 17th, 2012
Never Brush Your Gums

I see many patients who have permanently damaged their gums because some dentist or hygienist told them to” brush their gums” to “stimulate” them.

Apr 17th, 2012
Attention All Diabetics

Here is an easy way to help your lower blood sugar levels, floss your teeth once a day before bedtime.

Apr 17th, 2012
Always Cook Your Brocolli

Many vegetables are better digested and healthier for you if they are slighlty cooked or fully cooked, really.

Apr 17th, 2012
Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Patients are always concerned about being exposed to unnecessary radiation when dental x-rays are taken. Let me first explain why dental x-rays are taken.

Apr 16th, 2012
Dental Implants

Dental implants are now an accepted treatment for missing teeth.

Dec 24th, 2011