Hitek Dentistry Blog

Helpful information for you and your family about oral health

How To Brush Your Teeth With Braces Infographic

Brushing Your Teeth With Braces Braces don't just look awkward—they often feel awkward, too: Though they are sometimes necessary to ensure an aligned bite and beautiful smile, they can make routine tooth care difficult, particularly for young children. Taking extra...

Does A Root Canal Hurt?

Is Root Canal Procedure Painful? The root canal procedure itself is usually painless as your dentist will completely numb the tooth being treated before he or she begins the root canal. Many people erroneously associate root canal treatment with extreme pain as it...

Does Coffee Stain Your Teeth?

Does Coffee Stain Your Teeth? Answer: Yes Coffee may get us smiling in the morning, but it doesn't always have the most flattering effect on our smile: The tiny pits and ridges naturally present in tooth enamel make our teeth prone to staining from dark foods and...

What to Do If You Bite Your Lip Or Tongue

Bitten Lip or Tongue If you or your child has bitten through a lip or tongue, resist the urge to panic. Gently clean the area, staunch the blood flow by applying pressure with a sterile gauze pad, and apply a cold compress to reduce swelling. If bleeding persists,...

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