Why Do Dentists Often Recommend Taking Out Wisdom Teeth?

Why do dentists often recommend taking out wisdom teeth? Some dentists say that keeping wisdom teeth in will eventually cause the lower front teeth to become crowded or overlap each other. Other dentists say that wisdom teeth may cause problems later in life so they should be taken out now before they affect surrounding teeth. So, what is the truth?... read more »

What is Dental Recession and What Causes it

When the gum tissue around a tooth exposes the root, the tooth looks ugly, and may even be sensitive to hot and cold foods and drinks. If an exposed tooth is allowed to proceed untreated long enough, you can even lose the tooth. So what causes gum recession to show up in your smile to begin with? Contributing Factors for... read more »

8 Dental Myths That Can Wreak Havoc With Your Dental Health

There are several misconceptions involving dentistry, some propagated by dentists themselves. Following are eight dental myths you should be aware of so you can protect your mouth from harm. 1-Rinsing with salt water does not do anything for an oral wound. It just adds salt to your diet. A better rinse is chlorahexidine, otherwise know as Peridex™. Studies show that... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Midtown Dental Services, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles.... read more »