First-Aid and Treatment for Removing an Object Stuck in Your Gums

Your gum tissues are significantly softer than your teeth. If you have a bad habit of using your teeth as if they were tools, or if you sometimes nervously nibble on pencils and pens, a fragment could break off and become stuck in your gums. In a moment like this, some basic first-aid measures might help you to safely remove... read more »

A Fractured Dental Bridge Needs to Be Examined by an Experienced Dentist

Dental bridges are frequently used to replacing a missing or extracted tooth. They are often created in state of the art dental labs from very durable dental materials. Once they are married to the anchoring abutments with a strong dental cement it will replicate the original function of the missing tooth. As strong and durable as your dental bridge is,... read more »

I Knocked Out a Tooth and I’m Away From Home. What Do I Do?

If you’re on a trip and you experience a dental emergency involving a knocked-out tooth, our dental team is sorry to hear that! Dental emergencies can be quite troubling. However, there is no need to panic. There are things you can do to improve the situation, and our dentist, Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz, is happy to tell you all about them.... read more »

Understanding Your Treatment and Restoration Options for a Cracked Tooth

If an accidental fall, blow to the face or oral accident has cracked one of your teeth, you will need to keep a level head. Most cracked teeth include damage to the internal structures of a tooth. Even if the cracked tooth doesn’t include significant pain, you should still contact Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz at (818) 755-2920 to get a clear... read more »