Pain After A Dental Filling

Normally, having a dental filling done eases the discomfort and hypersensitivity of an untreated cavity. In some cases, though, patients are surprised when the local anesthetic wears off and they still have a toothache. If you find yourself in this painful predicament, here are some of the potential causes, along with tips on what you can do about it. Normal Sensitivity While many people don't have any trouble with dental fillings, others find that they tend to have some sensitivity for a week or two after having one placed. Read More 

How To Keep Your Mouth Healthy When You Have Kidney Disease

If you have kidney disease, then you probably know that you need to follow a strict diet and undergo dialysis treatments in order to stay healthy. Keeping your kidneys healthy is likely your main concern, but you may not know that kidney disease can affect parts of your body that are not linked to your excretory system. In fact, many people who have kidney disease have poor oral health. This means that you need to work hard to make sure that your teeth, gums, and jaw stay in great shape. Read More