What to Do in a Dental Emergency?

What to Do in a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies happen all the time but, when it happens to you, it can be a painful and scary situation. But what do you do when a dental emergency occurs and what is a true dental emergency? At New Leaf Rohnert Park, we understand how frightening a dental...
Do Hospitals Have Dentists?

Do Hospitals Have Dentists?

Dental emergencies happen all the time. In fact, dental-related visits to the hospital emergency room for tooth pain or other dental emergencies account for over $2 billion in hospital costs for patients nationally each year. But what can the ER do for tooth pain and...
How to Stop a Gag Reflex?

How to Stop a Gag Reflex?

Everyone has a gag reflex, but if your gag reflex is considered exaggerated, it can make it difficult to undergo any routine dental treatment and put you at risk of dental decay and tooth loss. So, what can you do to reduce your urge to gag? How do you suppress your...
Does Toothpaste Expire?

Does Toothpaste Expire?

When you think about that gallon of milk in the fridge, you keep a close eye on the expiration date. No one wants to take a drink of spoiled milk. But what about your toothpaste? Does your toothpaste expire? Is using expired toothpaste dangerous to your teeth or your...