Broken Tooth, Emergency?

Broken Tooth, Emergency?

Have you ever had that sinking feeling after biting into something soft and chewy and feeling something hard and crunchy instead? You may have chipped or broken a tooth, but what should you do next? First try to assess the damage by determining whether it’s a chip or...
The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

Toothpastes come in many forms, flavors, offer different benefits, and endorsements. All are designed to remove surface bacteria and prevent the buildup of plaque that can cause tooth decay. With so many choices, Dr. Adelson and our team at Adelson Institute know that...
Don’t Be a Thumb Sucker

Don’t Be a Thumb Sucker

Dr. Adelson and his staff are all too familiar with the unpleasant habit some children have of sucking their thumbs. What starts as a cute comfort mechanism for babies can turn into a serious dental problem down the road. According to the American Academy of Pediatric...
Does Your Jaw Hurt?

Does Your Jaw Hurt?

 Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) describe a set of conditions that involve trouble with your jaw and face muscles. They result from a problem in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which is a hinge that connects the temporal bones, in your skull in front of...