Nitrous Oxide is a safe and effective sedative agent that is mixed with oxygen and inhaled through a small mask that fits over your nose to help you relax. Nitrous Oxide, sometimes called “laughing gas,” is one option here at CrimsonCare we may offer to help make you more comfortable during certain procedures.
Here’s how desensitizing toothpaste works: it contains ingredients such as potassium nitrate or strontium chloride, which block pain signals to the nerve of the tooth by stopping up the tiny tunnels in your teeth, which go to the nerve.
Bad breath happens. If you’ve ever gotten that not-so-fresh feeling on a date, at a job interview or just talking with friends, you’re not alone. Studies show that 50 percent of adults have had bad breath, or halitosis, at some point in their lives. Read more on how to help with your bad breath —– > CLICK HERE
There is a wide range in how oral cancer may look and feel. Read more on when you should worry about a bump or sore in your mouth. A regular dental checkup twice a year is an important cancer screening tool!
Cavities can develop when sugar-containing foods are allowed to stay in the mouth for a long time. Bacteria that live on the teeth feast on these bits of food and can eat away at tooth enamel. Saliva washes away the acid between meals, but if your child is always eating, there may not be time for this acid to get washed away.
Plaque contains millions of bacteria that constantly forms on our teeth and along the gum line. Plaque contains bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease. When plaque is not removed through brushing and flossing, it turns into tartar
Tartar is calcified or hardened plaque that attaches to the enamel on your teeth and below the gum line.
Pain is a common symptom of sinusitis … Any of these can hurt when you have a sinus infection. Inflammation and swelling cause your sinus to ache with a dull pressure. You may feel pain in your forehead, on either side of your nose, in your upper jaws and teeth, or between your eyes. Click for more!
Over time your teeth darken due to many reasons such as diet, age, or even medications. Here at CrimsonCare we have options for a brighter smile.
Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by slowing the breakdown of enamel and increasing the rate of the remineralization process!
The intensity of the sucking is a factor that determines whether or not dental problems may result. If children rest their thumbs passively in their mouths, they are less likely to have difficulty than those who vigorously suck their thumbs. Some aggressive thumbsuckers may develop problems with their baby (primary) teeth.