Sedate Your Way to Fearless Dentist Visits

Don’t DIY Your Braces

There is no doubt that orthodontia requires time, pain, and expense. Some people wear braces for up to five years, and although the price is decreasing, insurance rarely covers most of the cost associated with the equipment. In many circles, orthodontia is still considered a luxury. Unfortunately, this has sparked a dangerous new trend in […]

What To Expect During And After A Root Canal Treatment

Just hearing the term “root canal” often strikes fear in many dental patients. In the past, root canals were a painful process with an unpleasant recovery period. However, today, with updated techniques, root canals are no longer something to fear. Root canals are a necessary procedure when infection has spread under the tooth. It’s natural […]

How Veneers Can Be Helpful For Seniors

Over the course of your lifetime, your teeth go through a lot. If you are a senior citizen, there is a good chance that some of your teeth have seen better days. If your teeth do not look like you wish they did, you should consider getting veneers. Here are a few of the benefits […]

Choices In Anesthesia When You Get Dental Implants

Getting a dental implant would be a painful procedure since the dentist screws a titanium rod into your jawbone. You’ll definitely need an anesthetic to help you endure it. However, just as with most other dental procedures, you’ll have a choice in the type of anesthesia used. Here is a look at your options. Local […]

Medical Conditions Linked To Poor Dental Care

Proper dental care is not just important for your teeth and gums. It could possibly help prevent the development of other medical conditions. Here are several conditions that have been linked to poor dental hygiene. Respiratory Diseases By failing to practice good oral hygiene, you could be increasing your risk of developing a respiratory disease, […]

Your Kid’s Nighttime Dental Pain – Why Does It Happen?

All day, your kids run around and fill their days with laughter and play. So, why is it that as soon as your head hits your pillow and you snuggle into your warm bed you begin to hear cries of pain coming from your kid’s room? “Mommy, Mommy, my tooth is hurting!” Yup, it never […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Not Ignore Your Chipped Tooth

If you have somehow chipped a tooth, such as by biting into something hard or being involved in some sort of accident, then you might be putting off going to the dentist. However, you should never ignore a chipped tooth. These are some of the main reasons why. 1. Basic Things Can Be More Difficult […]

After Your Teeth Whitening Session: 3 Types Of Foods And Beverages To Avoid

Whether you had your teeth whitened for your upcoming wedding in two weeks, Monday’s job interview or Saturday night’s fundraising gala for work, you want to do whatever you can to keep those teeth as white and as sparkly as possible until that event comes and goes. The last thing you want to do is […]

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Family Dental Care: 5 Tips To Help Prepare Your Child For An Extraction

Visiting the dentist is scary for many people, especially children. If your family dentist has told you that your child needs an extraction, you are probably feeling overwhelmed and a little anxious. Tooth extractions are scary, but sometimes they are necessary to maintain good oral health. Telling your child that they need another trip to […]

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2 Cutting Edge Dental Technologies

Dental technologies and techniques have been developing at a rapid pace in recent years. And while most people would agree that’s a good thing, it also means that many still aren’t aware of all of the treatment options now available. If you would like to increase your knowledge of modern dental services and trends, read […]