Ahhh, an Abscess!

abscess 300x200 Ahhh, an Abscess!Have you ever wondered what a dental abscess is, how it looks, feels, and is treated? You probably hardly notice when your mouth is healthy. If your teeth look white, you have no toothaches, no sores, you’re chewing, swallowing, and tasting fine, you probably give no thought to your mouth at all. However, if you burn your tongue, have a toothache, or there is a sore or abscess, life can suddenly become miserable. The topic today of your Black Diamond family dentist, Dr. Chin’s blog is a dental abscess.

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Don’t Skip Your Professional Cleanings

prophy1 300x199 Don’t Skip Your Professional CleaningsAccording to research many people skip their dental appointments, men more so than women. You might wonder if you really need them. You may think they are simply to keep your teeth clean and white, and you do that at home by brushing. Professional cleanings or prophylaxis (prophy for short) are not merely for aesthetics. In fact, they are done to help prevent periodontal disease. Today your Black Diamond family dentist, Dr. Chin, talks about the importance of professional dental cleanings.

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