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4 Things to Consider When Searching For an Emergency Dentist

August 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 8:51 pm
woman looking for an emergency dentist in Lebanon

A dental emergency can often be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially if you weren’t expecting one. The last thing you’d want is to find yourself busy looking for the right dentist instead of getting the immediate treatment you need to save your smile. Since you’ll need to act fast to address the situation, it’s best to do your research ahead of time. Keep reading to learn a few tips on how to find an emergency dentist that’s best for you!


What to Do When Something’s Stuck in Your Teeth

July 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 9:33 am
Woman trying to remove an object stuck between teeth

Having something stuck in your teeth is never fun. While the situation isn’t that bad, all things considered, it’s still uncomfortable and unpleasant. Many even consider it stressful due to how distracting it tends to be. That said, there are ways to solve the issue without a dental visit. In fact, you may be able to take care of it yourself. For those interested, here are four tips for removing an object stuck between teeth.


Why’s There a Bitter Taste in My Mouth?

June 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 10:59 am
Woman with bad taste in her mouth

It’s normal to have a bad taste in your mouth every so often. There’ll be times when you eat food that doesn’t agree with your palate. Maybe you occasionally get a drink with a bitter aftertaste. However, there might be a severe problem when the bitterness is constant and won’t disappear. In that case, it could point to a significant oral health issue.

For those dealing with the more persistent type, here’s a summary of bad mouth taste, its potential urgency, and why to see a dentist for it.


What to Expect When You Visit an Emergency Dentist

May 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 6:01 pm
man shaking hands with his emergency dentist

When you’re faced with a dental emergency, staying cool, calm, and collected is much easier said than done. After all, handling a hurting or damaged tooth isn’t exactly common knowledge for most people. Luckily, there’s only one thing you need to remember to do in a dental emergency – call your dentist. Their team will take it from there by scheduling an appointment for you. The details will vary, but here’s a basic idea of what you can expect during your emergency dental visit.


6 Types of Tooth Pain Your Emergency Dentist Needs to Check

February 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 9:49 pm
man holding cheek with tooth pain in Lebanon

Dental emergencies never happen when we expect them, and if you do experience a serious situation, like a knocked-out or broken tooth, you should see your dentist right away. However, some urgent cases begin with a simple, unassuming toothache. If left untreated, they can develop into more severe problems in the long run. Keep reading to learn six types of tooth pain your emergency dentist should check.


Why You Should Get Your Child a Mouthguard for the New School Year!

August 31, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 8:03 pm
Teen with soccer ball smiling on field with teammates

School is about to start! If your child participates in fall sports, then now is the time to help them prepare for a successful semester and season. Amid the hustle and bustle of organizing carpools and buying supplies, many parents forget one important thing: to get their child a mouthguard. After all, of the 30 million kids that participate in sports, only 41% use one. So, it’s not hard to see why more than 5 million teeth are avulsed each year! Keep reading to learn more about why mouthguards are so important.


Should You Go to the Dentist or the ER for Facial Swelling?

July 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 1:32 pm
woman looking at her reflection and wondering whether she should see her emergency dentist for facial swelling

Has your face swollen up a bit? At first, it might not seem like a big deal; you could just blame the weather or something you ate. But if your face is still swollen after a few days, it’s much harder to dismiss – and for good reason! This usually means you have a medical problem on your hands that requires attention from a professional. However, you’re not exactly sure where to turn for help. Should you make a beeline for the nearest emergency room, or you should visit an emergency dentist for facial swelling? Keep reading to find out!


Are “Bad Teeth” Genetic?

June 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 10:43 pm
Family tree

Do you find that you always seem to have some sort of dental issue that you’re dealing with? You might even feel like it doesn’t really have much to do with your oral hygiene routine. You may just have “bad teeth.” Genetics and family life do play a role when it comes to your oral health, but this doesn’t mean that you need to suffer with dental issues for the rest of your life. Read on to learn what you need to know about oral health and hereditary.


Have a Sweet Tooth? Here’s How to Curb Your Sugar Cravings

May 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — hanoverroaddental @ 6:34 pm
variety of sweet treats that cause sugar cravings

Every now and then, you may indulge in a few of your favorite cookies. But somehow, a couple turns into the whole sleeve followed by a scoop of ice cream and a chocolate bar. It’s not uncommon for this to happen. Sugar is highly addictive which, means even after your first sweet treat, you’ll continue to crave more and more. Unfortunately, this can have negative effects on your oral health as overconsumption can lead to cavities and tooth decay.

Have a sweet tooth? Don’t worry, there are ways to control it! Read along to learn a few tips to help you overcome your sugar cravings. 


The Difference Between Dental PPO & HMO Plans

October 22, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 11:30 pm
Man reviewing dental plan on laptop

Whether you are currently researching dental insurance or interested in utilizing your benefits, you may have one important question on your mind, “What is the difference between dental PPO and HMO plans?” After all, they are the two most popular types and play a crucial role in factors of your coverage, like annual maximums and in-network requirements. Therefore, a dentist in Lebanon is here to share the differences!

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