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what to do if you have a dental emergency
added on: July 29, 2023

Dental emergencies can strike unexpectedly, causing pain and distress. Whether it’s a broken tooth, severe toothache, or a knocked-out tooth, knowing what to do if you have a dental emergency is crucial. Let’s take a look at some of the essential steps your dentist in St. Joseph would encourage you… Read More…

common causes of tooth pain
added on: December 30, 2020
Modern Dentistry Associates in St. Joseph, MI

A dull and achy throb. A sharp zinging pain. A swollen face and unbearable agony. These are some common ways our patients have described a toothache. Even though nobody ever wants to experience a toothache, your dentist in St. Joseph knows that, unfortunately, they happen to just about everyone at… Read More…

what is a dental emergency?
added on: April 10, 2020
woman with toothache

Nobody wants to experience a dental emergency, and that may be more true now than ever before thanks to all of the confusion and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and dental care. Don’t worry, your dentist in St. Joseph and the American Dental Association (ADA) are here to help clarify what constitutes… Read More…

what’s the most dangerous sport for teeth? (you’re going to be surprised!)
added on: September 30, 2019
kids playing lacrosse

It’s always good to get out and get some exercise. When you’re participating in any sport, your dentist in St. Joseph will always remind you to protect your smile. All too often, we talk about avoiding sweets or sports drinks, food, and beverages that can damage your enamel and break… Read More…

how to stop a toothache
added on: September 28, 2018
woman has toothache

Nobody ever wants to experience the pain and discomfort of a toothache. But the truth is, toothaches can happen to anyone, and they can come without warning. While the best way to treat a toothache is to see your dentist in St. Joseph as quickly as you can, there are… Read More…

is a lost filling a dental emergency?
added on: August 21, 2018
man clamps hand over mouth

Our dental office in St. Joseph understands that losing or breaking a filling can be scary. It may even be a a little painful. But many times a lost filling isn’t a dental emergency. However, with that said, it’s still important to treat it appropriately and in a timely manner…. Read More…