Helpful First-Aid Tips to Offer Care for an Injured Tongue

It’s relatively common for someone to nip their lip while eating or chewing. This rarely results in any significant injury. However, there are times when a fall or blow to the face has made someone seriously injure their lip. If your tongue is bleeding excessively, or if you’ve suffered additional oral trauma, your dentist, Dr…. Read more »

Why ClearCorrect™ Might Be the Right Alignment System for Your Smile

At the dental practice of  Dr. John S. Grisham and our team in Littleton, New Hampshire, are excited to offer ClearCorrect™ clear aligners for our patients who are looking for a straighter, more attractive smile. Have you been wanting a smile makeover but are self-conscious about wearing traditional braces in this stage of your life? If… Read more »

A Bridge Can Restore a Knocked Out Tooth

Participating in high-contact sports is not without its risks. While the occasional bump or bruise might be expected, there are times when more serious injuries can occur. If you participate in contact sports without wearing a high-quality mouthguard, there is a high risk that one of your teeth can be knocked out. In many cases,… Read more »

Between Your Teeth

You probably know that there are a few things you should do every day if you’re interested in preserving a healthy, attractive smile. Flossing, which may be overlooked more frequently than brushing is, is important because food caught between your teeth can lead to decay. But, as you know, there are a few options available… Read more »

What to Do With a Cracked Tooth

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is made from microscopic mineral crystal structures that give your teeth the hardness they need for biting, chewing, and grinding food. However, there are still things like an accidental hard fall, a blow to the face, or a sports-related injury that can have enough concentrated force to… Read more »

How to Keep Your Toothbrush Clean and Pristine

Dr. and our team care about you and your oral health, which is why we encourage you to keep your toothbrush as clean as possible. To help you do so, we recommend doing the following things on a regular basis: — Wash your hands with soap and warm water before and after brushing your teeth…. Read more »

Repairing Small Cavities with a Basic Filling

Even the most effective oral hygiene routine founded on brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day might still not be enough to prevent a small cavity from forming on one of your teeth. While most cavities are detected during your regular dental checkup, if you notice an area of concern you should not hesitate… Read more »

Bad Breath: Causes & Helpful Tips

Do you suffer from bad breath? Are you self-conscious that others will notice? Don’t let your struggles have a negative impact on your social life. There are many causes of bad breath, as well as many solutions. Common Causes: Dry Mouth – Does your mouth feel dry and sticky? You may not be producing enough… Read more »

A Crown That Is Loose Demands Immediate Attention

A crown fitted by is intended to be durable and to last for a long time. However, there are things like a blow to the face, a hard fall or chronic disease problems that can affect the cement anchoring one of your crowns to its abutment. If a crown does come loose, you should call… Read more »

Tobacco: What Happens to Your Teeth?

When you think about the problems that could be caused by smoking or chewing tobacco, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Did you think about what smoking can do to your oral health? If so, you aren’t alone. Your dental health is a concern, but what about your oral health? One of… Read more »