Shortline Dental Resource Center

  • Wisdom Teeth Help

    The wisdom teeth are a third set of upper and lower molars that hide away towards the back of the mouth. They’re called ‘wisdom’ teeth because they generally appear between the ages of 17-21, when people are old enough to have gained some wisdom. Gaining your wisdom teeth, however,  can be a real pain. Complications […]

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  • Oral Cancer

    Do you suspect that you may be at risk for oral cancer? With about 36,500 people being diagnosed yearly, early detection of oral cancer is an indispensable approach to saving lives. The survival rate for oral cancer that is caught early on is 83%, so being mindful of the early symptoms and causes of oral […]

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  • Are You Visiting the Dentist Often Enough?

    Maintaining a brilliant smile while keeping up with good oral hygiene is a great way to kick off the new year. If you’re wondering how often you should be seeing your dentist to keep you and your pearly whites healthy, you may find it surprising that there is not a set standard for how many […]

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  • Medicaid and Affordable Dentistry

    There are many people living in the United States who do not have dental insurance. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are 45.2 million uninsured Americans under the age of 65. This is a serious issue, and if you are one of these uninsured individuals, you should know […]

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  • 5 Situations More Frightening than a Dental Visit

    More than half of Americans will put off going to the dentist by reason of fear. Unfortunately, the effects of putting off your next dentist appointment are terrifying. Here are 5 situations more frightening than a dental visit.   1. Rotten, Decomposing Teeth from Untreated Cavities Abscessed teeth, facial infections, and tooth loss are a […]

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