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The Right Treatment for Your Child’s Injured Tooth Increases its Survival

Children have a lot of energy that’s often channeled through physical activities and sports. Unfortunately, this also increases their risk of injuries, particularly to their teeth. Injuries to the mouth can endanger permanent teeth’s survival. For an older tooth, a root canal treatment might be in order. Not so, though, for a pre-adolescent tooth, even…

America’s (Dentists) Got Talent – for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!

A recent episode of “America’s Got Talent” featured an engaging 93-year-old strongman called The Mighty Atom Jr. The mature muscleman’s stunt: moving a full-sized car (laden with his octogenarian “kid brother,” his brother’s wife, plus Atom’s “lady friend”) using just his teeth. Grinning for host Howie Mandel, Atom proudly told the TV audience that his…

Treating Gum Disease Important to Saving the Underlying Bone

If you’ve had periodontal (gum) disease, you’ve no doubt experienced gum inflammation, bleeding or pain. But your gums may not be the only mouth structures under assault — the disease may be damaging the underlying support bone. Although easing soft tissue symptoms is important, our primary focus is to protect all your teeth’s supporting structures…

No “Glee” in Tooth Grinding

Sure, it’s big news when celebs tweet selfies from the dental office… if you’re still living in the 20th century. But in Hollywood today, it’s harder to say who hasn’t posted snaps of themselves in the dentist’s chair than who has. Yet the pictures recently uploaded to Twitter by Mark Salling, the actor and singer…

Eden Sher and the Lost Retainer

Fans of the primetime TV show The Middle were delighted to see that high school senior Sue, played by Eden Sher, finally got her braces off at the start of Season 6. But since this popular sitcom wouldn’t be complete without some slapstick comedy, this happy event is not without its trials and tribulations: The…

A Royal Fix

So you’re tearing up the dance floor at a friend’s wedding, when all of a sudden one of your pals lands an accidental blow to your face — chipping out part of your front tooth, which lands right on the floorboards! Meanwhile, your wife (who is nine months pregnant) is expecting you home in one…

What Denture is Right for Me?

If you’re missing teeth, dentures can be a godsend in your quest to improve your smile. There are many ways to customize dentures for your specific needs, giving you a natural-looking smile that supports your daily activities and dental health. Both partial and full dentures can be used alone or with dental implants for improved…

The Advantages of Dental Implants

Discover the benefits that getting dental implants can afford your smile. When it comes to choosing the right tooth replacement option from your Klamath Falls dentist, Dr. Kathryn E. Nicholson, you have many dental implantschoices. One is dental implants, which has been offering patients a new way to restore their smile for the rest of…

Don’t Delay Treatment of Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease is a bacterial infection, which if left untreated could cause gum recession, bone loss and eventually tooth loss. Caused mainly by plaque left on tooth surfaces from poor hygiene practices, the deeper the infection spreads below the gum line, the more difficult it is to treat. One possible scenario involves parts of…

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