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My gums around one tooth are swollen – what could it be?

When gums swell around a single tooth in this way, it usually indicates an infection. This is called an abscessed tooth, and it can be very painful. If left untreated, it is possible for the infection to spread, leading to more serious dental problems. What causes an abscessed tooth? When a cavity is left untreated, […]

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My tooth keeps hurting, what do I do?

If you are experiencing tooth pain that won’t go away, it is important that you contact one of our dentists right away. When a tooth hurts constantly, particularly if the tooth pain is unbearable, it could be a sign of a serious dental problem. In many cases, this type of pain indicates a tooth has […]

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My Gums Bleed All the Time

It can be easy to dismiss gums that bleed when you brush, particularly if you aren’t experiencing any unusual pain or sensitivity. However, bleeding gums can be an indication of a serious dental health issue. If you notice that your gums are bleeding, when you brush or otherwise, it is important that you contact us as soon […]

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My Tooth Just Broke, and it Hurts

Although teeth are one of the strongest materials produced by the human body, they are not indestructible. It is possible for them to become injured, and even crack or break. If your tooth just broke, it is important that you contact Stonebridge Dental right away for treatment. In the event that you cannot visit our office immediately, there […]

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My Night Guard Keeps Falling Out

Your night mouth guard is intended to fit over the teeth while you sleep in order to protect them from damage, usually from teeth grinding (bruxism). If your night guard keeps falling out while you’re sleeping, this indicates that the fit may not be quite right. If you’ve bought your night guard over-the-counter from a drugstore, it may […]

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My Tooth Extraction Won’t Stop Bleeding

How to care for a tooth extraction After undergoing a tooth extraction, it is important to follow the proper aftercare procedures for at least 24 hours after having your tooth pulled. If your tooth extraction won’t stop bleeding, contact us immediately so we can determine the best action to take to alleviate the issue. While […]

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My Tooth Tastes Bad

If your tooth tastes bad, there are several possible reasons for this. Infection can result in a bad taste or bad breath The most common reason your tooth tastes bad unrelated to your diet is infection. Whether it is discharge from an abscess emptying into your mouth, or there is an infection present in the gum […]

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