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Does Thumb Sucking Mean Braces?

To help establish proper feeding, babies are born with a natural sucking reflex. However, this behavior often dissipates after about 4 months and becomes a soothing mechanism for many babies. The pacifier is often introduced to satisfy the sucking reflex and help a baby soothe or fall asleep. Some babies, however, “find their thumb” as…

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Managing Mouth Sores

How can something that small cause so much disruption? Sores that develop in your mouth or on your lip can be a major pain, especially if you suffer from them frequently. More than half of the population has experienced a mouth sore. These lesions are typically defined as either fever blisters (cold sores) or canker…

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Common Myths About Root Canals

The term “root canal” does not have a positive association for the average adult. This is unfortunate. The truth is, root canal therapy is not only safe, but it is the most effective way to relieve pain from an infected tooth. Contrary to popular belief, root canal therapy doesn’t cause pain, but it is the…

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Should You Consider Sedation Dentistry?

Not everyone feels comfortable in the dental chair. If anxiety or fear is keeping you from receiving the dental care you need, sedation dentistry should be considered. Whether you are simply nervous about a long dental procedure or feel paralyzed with fear at the thought of getting your teeth cleaned, it is important to know…

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Flossing for Your Health

Most of us have managed to make teeth brushing a normal part of our daily routines, but if you’re one of the nearly 20 percent of Americans who opt out of flossing, you could be doing some serious damage to both your oral health and overall health. We forego this important health habit for many…

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Are you the family member that no one wants to share a room with because of your loud snoring? While snoring is often discussed in a light-hearted manner, it can also be a symptom of a sleep apnea – a sleep condition that is quite serious. Left untreated sleep apnea can affect your health, leaving…

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Does Your Dentist Offer Emergency Dental Care?

Dental problems aren’t always predictable, but most of them need attention right away. If your dentist doesn’t offer emergency, same-day dental services, you may need to reconsider who is caring for your smile. Muccioli Dental is proud to be a trusted sourced for emergency dentistry. Whether it is a sudden toothache or a chipped tooth,…

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Is Mouthwash Necessary? 

It is advertised in magazines. There are commercials for it during your favorite TV shows. You are even bombarded with options every time you walk down the oral care aisle at your grocery store. But is mouthwash really necessary? The answer is more complicated than a simple “yes” or “no”. For those who floss daily,…

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