Reasons Why You Have Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can make life uncomfortable. Drinking hot tea or oral health habits such as brushing and flossing, can cause pain. Toothaches typically occur when there is minimal root protection on the tooth. If the enamel on the tooth wears down, hot and cold drinks have access to the root’s nerves causing sensitive teeth. Below are a few reasons that …

Oral Cancer Risk Factors

Oral Cancer Risk Factors You Need to Know

Some people are genetically more susceptible to different diseases or cancers. There are also multiple external risk factors such as diet, exercise, and daily habits that can influence the likelihood of developing a disease. One way to spot oral cancer early is during your regular check-ups at Meadowbrook Family Dental. Dr. Lau will examine your mouth and throat for oral …

Talking Teeth

Most people believe that your tongue is the main mechanism that helps you talk, and it is. Your teeth play a large part in your speech as well. But did you know that your teeth also could talk? While your teeth don’t literally utter words, they can tell stories about your oral habits and care. Dental professionals like Dr. Lawrence …

How To Handle a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies are stressful, often painful, and scary for people of all ages. No emergency happens at a convenient time, but knowing how to handle a dental emergency before one occurs can give you a better chance at saving your tooth and preventing further damage to your mouth. While a knocked out tooth is typically the most extreme dental emergency, there …

Make Dental Appointments a Priority

Certain things in life are easy to prioritize: paying bills on time, eating food, and staying hydrated are all at the top of most people’s list. However, there are other items of great importance that many people tend to neglect such as eating healthy, maintaining a budget, and visiting the dentist regularly. While not everyone would say that they like …

Gum Disease and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of elation and anticipation. It’s a time of preparing for a brand new life to join a family for the very first time. Whether it is a woman’s first pregnancy or her third, a new baby on the way is an exciting time. While most women are happy to share the news of an upcoming delivery …

Gum Recession

Your mouth is a complex feature of your body, yet many people do not give the mouth enough credit or thought. Every single tooth is an individual living organism that has its own lifeline with nerve fibers, root system, and blood supply. The gums within the mouth are there to protect the lifeline of the teeth and to help stabilize …

Importance of a Good Dental Routine

When it comes to implementing just about anything in life, a routine is helpful. A routine is basically a plan that is set in place to help you achieve your goals. Routines do not have to be extremely complicated or rigid; they simply need to be planned ahead of time and then carried out. One area in life that many …