Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer refers to any cancer that develops in your mouth, as a result of either poor oral health, genetics, or outside sources (like smoking or chewing tobacco). Oral cancer can affect areas such as: • Lips • Gums • Tongue • Cheeks • Roof/Floor of the mouth Some people... Read more »

Is a Dental Crown Right for You?

Have you ever heard of a dental crown? If you have, do you know exactly how having a crown can help your smile? Similarly, do you know what benefits you can expect to enjoy if you decide on a crown? As you may know, dental crowns—which are sometimes referred to... Read more »

What to Do When You Have a Dental Emergency

Do you what classifies as a dental emergency? Do you know when you should to your dentist or when you can wait for a more convenient appointment? Similarly, do you know what will happen to your teeth after a dental emergency? What will your teeth look like? Will your smile... Read more »

Did Your Dental Crown Break?

A broken or dislodged dental crown can be a real inconvenience, even a dental emergency. If your dental crown becomes defective, our team at Huthwaite & Huthwaite, D.M.D., PC urges you not to panic. Schedule an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible, and then take action to preserve... Read more »

Symptoms of a Cavity

If you have a tendency to skip proper brushing and flossing after consuming food (especially of the sugar variety), there’s a good chance you have a cavity or two. Cavities develop when plaque wears through the enamel on your teeth, leaving your chompers exposed to bacteria. You can’t always tell... Read more »

Can Chewing Gum Save My Smile?

Yes, chewing gum can definitely save your smile—but only if you chew the right kind of gum. There are both healthy and unhealthy types of gum in the world today, and our Huthwaite & Huthwaite, D.M.D., PC team is happy to help you choose the product that will benefit your... Read more »

Detecting Oral Cancer Early

There are several critical aspects to your regular dental checkup has several different facets. The end of the check up consists of an oral cancer screening where your dentist will examine your tongue, throat, face, and neck. This cursory inspection looks for swelling, discoloration of tissues or other possible symptoms... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are very important, whether you believe it or not. However, sometimes they can create some confusion. So, to help you know more about baby teeth, our Huthwaite & Huthwaite, D.M.D., PC team is happy to provide the answers to the following questions: When do baby teeth come in?... Read more »

Cosmetic Tooth Reshaping for Chipped Teeth

Chips and small fractures can occur in your teeth, from something like a blow to the face, or using your teeth as a tool to cut string or open a plastic bag. Even if the chips don’t cause any pain or pose a threat to the pulp of your teeth,... Read more »

What Do You Know About the ADA?

As consumers, we are very fortunate in the U.S. to have the variety of choices we can pick from when it comes to shopping for products to help us care for our oral health. But have you ever found yourself frustrated, trying to decide which products work and which are... Read more »