Significant Dental Trauma Needs First Aid and Professional Dental Care

Dental trauma is often the unfortunate result of unnatural forces being applied to one or more teeth. When this happens, the severity can range from a minor chip to a dental fracture, dental avulsion or a crack that penetrates deep into the tooth. Providing quality first aid while seeking professional dental care from Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry is important for pain... read more »

An Injured Lip May Require Basic First Aid

Most lip injuries are very minor and usually occur when you accidentally nip the edge of your lip when chewing gum or eating food. Unfortunately, there are a few rare times when an accident or blow to the face can cause more significant damage. For these instances, your dentist, Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry, recommends these basic tips to offer quality first... read more »

Providing First Aid for a Loose Bridge

When a bridge is cemented into place, it is meant to last for a very long time. Yet there are instances when chronic gum disease or a blow to the face can compromise the cement that is holding your dental bridge in place. If either end of a bridge feels loose or if it causes you pain, you should call... read more »