How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies can be scary to think about, but it’s important to prepare for any situation. You should always contact Dental Solutions of Columbus whenever you think you may have an emergency, but here’s some helpful advice for what to do in specific situations. Knocked-Out Tooth If a permanent tooth is knocked out, try to put the tooth back in place without touching the root. If that’s not possible, make sure to keep the tooth moist by putting the tooth in milk or placing it in between your cheek and gums. Once the tooth is safe, call our office immediately. The sooner you return the tooth to its socket, the […]

5 Cool Products to Help Motivate You to Brush

Have you ever been in bed, exhausted and ready for sleep, when you remember that you have to brush your teeth? At that moment, you need all the motivation you can get. But what could possibly persuade you to get out of bed? Turns out, there are some really cool products that could give you that little push you need when all you want to do is drift away to dream land. Boogie While You Brush Get your groove on while you brush! Brush DJ is a free app that plays music taken from your phone or music device to encourage you to brush for the whole recommended two minutes, […]

Payment Options for Your Dental Care

At Dental Solutions of Columbus, we believe that high quality dental care is something that everyone should have access to, and affordability should never be a reason why you postpone an appointment. We know that not all of our patients have adequate dental insurance, so that’s why we offer a lot of flexibility in helping you pay for your treatment. We accept payment in the form of cash, checks, debit, and credit cards, and we are also pleased to offer a number of financing options to help you cover the cost of your dental care. Consultations Before you receive your treatment, we will be pleased to discuss the costs with […]

Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Run?

When you go out for a run, you expect that certain things may hurt a bit – perhaps your back, legs, knees, or feet – but rarely, if ever, would you expect your teeth to hurt. If you are experiencing tooth pain when running, there are several reasons this could be happening. Temperature Many people have temperature sensitivity in their teeth. If your teeth are bothered by the cold, consider wearing a mask made specifically for running in colder temperatures. Additionally, if you have an infection or a crack in your tooth, extreme temperatures can make the pain worse. Gritting Your Teeth or Jaw Sometimes the temperatures can make you […]

Don’t Forget to Use Your Dental Benefits

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over! You may be running around trying to get things done before the end of the month, so you can relax and spend some quality time with your family on your days off. Something that you may have forgotten to add to your busy schedule, though, is making your dental appointment. That’s understandable, since we’re sure there is plenty on your plate right now. However, now that we are quickly nearing the end of the year, any dental benefits you have for the year will soon be gone if you don’t use them. Here are two reasons you’ll want to make sure you don’t […]