Cartoon Spooky Tooth In Halloween Costumes. Trick Or Treat, Hall

10 Non-Candy Halloween Treats That Won’t Ruin Your Reputation

Trick or treating on Halloween is a great tradition, but let’s face it, loading children up with pounds of sugary sweets is not great for their dental health. There have been many attempts to move away from handing over sugary sweets to the costumed masses over the years, but usually, the houses who do so are permanently branded as black holes of fun. At Cirocco, we care about spooky seasonal fun as much as we…

A group of infected cartoon teeth are saddened by poor dental hygiene and threatened by the approach of harmful bacteria.

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

Cavities are bad enough, but did you know there are even worse tooth conditions? One such condition is known as a tooth abscess. This is when the “pulp” of your tooth (the soft tissue inside your tooth’s root) dies and becomes inflamed, resulting in a bacterial infection which leads to the formation of a pocket of pus. A tooth abscess can be one of the most painful dental conditions there is. If left untreated, a…

A man suffering from serious tooth pain is in need of emergency dental care.

Help! I Have a Dental Emergency!

Just like any other medical field, the dental world has its own set of emergency cases. A lot of times, light or minor pain and discomfort can be put off until a later date (although you should never wait too long), but there are a handful of issues that require emergency attention. To help get the word out, we’re listing five dental debacles that can lead to serious issues if they aren’t addressed as soon…

wireless tooth brush that connects to phone app

Brush Up on Your Dental Hygiene with a Smart Toothbrush

Believe it or not, most humans are sub-par at the process of proper tooth brushing. As a result, many dentists are now recommending the use of an electric toothbrush, if only to ensure our mouths are being cleaned the way they should be. The problem with that however, is that even the most popular electric toothbrushes have their own set of challenges. They can be expensive, fragile, and require just as much professional training as…