Month: August 2015

Debunking Dental Filling Myths

Think back to the days on the playground as a child when one of your friends would suddenly start filling your mind with a long list of false rumors about something happening in your life. You would run home, where your mom or dad would debunk every last rumor, so you could clear your head… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry Quiz

Were you initially quite relieved when you learned about sedation but instantly found yourself overthinking it, wondering if you truly can receive relaxing dental care? You will discover as you delve deeper into the details of sedation dentistry, this dental solution really does offer the benefits it claims. However, if you are convinced that you will… Read more »

Fluoride Treatments: Q&A

How much do you know about fluoride treatments? Are you under the impression that they are specifically for young children but completely inappropriate for adults? Perhaps you’re not sure why they exist at all, which makes it difficult for you to say “yes” or “no” during your child’s dental appointment. The good news is that… Read more »

FAQs About Dental Sealants

Perhaps upon learning about the benefits of dental sealants for your child’s smile, you instantly become enamored with this exceptional preventive treatment. However, with instant excitement sometimes comes a drop-off period when reality sets in and you recognize you have a bunch of questions that you need answered before you can commit to a particular procedure…. Read more »

Questions You Should Ask (Even If You’re Shy)

We know that even if you feel comfortable about your dental care visits, you may still feel a bit shy or distracted during your appointment. We are also all too familiar with the fact that as a result, patients commonly have things they would like to ask us about but aren’t sure if their preventive… Read more »

Q&A: Caring For Dental Implants

If you’re thinking about replacing missing teeth with dental implants, you may find that you feel completely certain about the benefits associated with this tooth replacement solution. However, there may be other aspects of implants that cause you to feel somewhat worried about giving us a final, “yes” to move ahead with treatment. In many… Read more »

3 Reasons For Dental Extractions

If we suggest a dental extraction to protect your oral health, you can rest easy knowing we have done everything we can to find a solution to keep your tooth right where it is. Not sure you’re familiar with the reasons behind extractions? By becoming more familiar with some common types of concern or damage… Read more »

Problems With Avoiding Root Canal Treatment

Your instinct when you learn that you have an infected tooth may be to run and hide. Unfortunately, attempting to avoid your root canal treatment may bring with it dire consequences. First, let us reassure you that this restorative treatment to save your tooth is exceptionally comfortable. You can expect a numb tooth and surrounding… Read more »

The Benefits of Porcelain Dental Crowns

A dental crown, which is a replica of the top portion of your tooth, is designed to accomplish a number of different things, depending on your exact needs. If a tooth is cracked or misshapen, then a crown can improve its appearance and/or protect it from further damage. If your tooth has recently received a… Read more »

Fillings: Schedule Yours Right Away

When it comes to restorative care, we typically suggest that you make (and keep) your appointment as soon as possible. We find, however, that when it comes to fillings, patients often have a very laid-back reaction, feeling that addressing tooth decay is not something that requires immediate action. This could not be further from the… Read more »