Is Your Pain a Sinus Infection or a Toothache?

You’ve woken up to a throbbing feeling in your upper jaw, and you are pretty sure it’s a toothache… or a sinus infection. Should you make an appointment with your doctor or your dentist? Because the roots of the upper teeth are often close to the sinus, the origin of the pain can be confusing you and making you unsure of what’s …

Dental Emergency While Traveling: What Should You Do?

If you’re planning on traveling anytime soon, you may already have a list of things to do to prepare: Pack your clothes, check the weather, book your flights, figure out accommodations, refill prescriptions that you will need to take with you, and so on. Although it’s probably not the first thing on your mind, it’s also a good idea …

How to Deal With an Emergency Tooth Problem Over the Holidays

The holiday season: You might be picturing candles, a Christmas tree, stockings, gifts, family gatherings, and delectable foods. One thing that is not in your idyllic holiday picture is a toothache, lost filling or missing crown! Unfortunately, dental emergencies can and do occur at times, and occasionally, those times are the most inconvenient times …