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…

Different types of human teeth including incisors, canines, premolars, and molars

The Many Different Types of Teeth

You’ve heard all about how important it is to take care of your teeth. But do you know why? Like, really why? It’s because the teeth are one of the most important parts of your body. Not only do they play a pivotal role in chewing and biting, but they also support your facial structure and are even important for proper speech.

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…