How Sedation Dentistry Helps Millions Visit the Dentist Skipping your biannual dental exams is hazardous for your health. Here’s how sedation dentistry can help. Does the thought of a trip to the dentist’s chair make your toes curl? Believe it or not, you’re not alone. A reported 9 to 20 percent of Americans avoid going … Continue reading How to See the Dentist Even if You’re Terrified with the Help of Sedation Dentistry
FOR MANY PEOPLE the subject of teeth is only discussed when something is wrong or hurts, like from a toothache or other dental trauma. Some may broach the subject in order to talk about the latest trends in teeth whitening or other cosmetic procedures, but most of the time teeth get left out of the … Continue reading Who’s Ready for some Trivia!!
EVERYONE HAS HEARD that healthy teeth depend on brushing twice a day, flossing once a day (at least) and getting your regular dental cleanings twice a year. But every now and again I’m asked by patients, “I’m doing those things and I still have cavities (or bad breath or whatever it might be). What can … Continue reading Simple Ways To Improve Your Dental Health
It may surprise you that the benefits of having straight and properly aligned teeth are far greater than just having a healthy and confident smile. Numerous studies have shown that people tend to perceive someone with straight teeth as wealthier, happier, and more dateable than someone with crooked teeth. According to the American Dental Association … Continue reading Are Straight Teeth a Necessity?
SUSTAINING PROPER ORAL HEALTH is key for everyone, but it usually means something different for men than it does for women. In order to outline the differences we have put together a list of concerns all men should be aware of in order to keep their teeth and gums healthy! Brush That Charming Smile! For … Continue reading Oral Health Tips for Men
PREVENTION IS an integral part of good oral hygiene. We recommend visiting the dentist for two regular dental cleanings a year. But what are some signs that something is wrong and you shouldn’t wait until your next regular checkup? Below we have listed the top five: 1. Aches Of Any Kind Tooth pain is a … Continue reading When is a trip to the dentist necessary?
YOU FIND YOURSELF AT THE DENTIST for a normal six month checkup. You think everything is going great till the dentist says those three little words- you have gingivitis! Thoughts begin to race through your mind. “What is gingivitis? Is there a treatment? How serious is this?” No need to worry, we have amassed all … Continue reading The Sticky Truth About Gingivitis
Tooth sensitivity or dentin hypersensitivity is a common dental problem. The feeling of a short, sharp twinge of pain whenever you eat hot or cold foods is symptom that you are experiencing this condition. Most sufferers are those between 20 and 50 years old. However, children can have tooth sensitivity as well. In order to … Continue reading The Hot and Cold On Tooth Sensitivity
IT IS COMMON in our culture to categorize someone as being tongue-tied, but did you know there is also a circumstance called lip-tied? Both of these terms are the culprit of a medical condition which involves pieces of tissue in our mouths called frenula. Tongue Ties And Lip Ties As humans, we are all born … Continue reading Is Your Frenulum Holding You Back?
HALLOWEEN IS A fun holiday with lots of candy and sweet treats being shared. With all the sugar being eaten it is quite spooky how much it can effect your teeth. The sugar is bad for our teeth because it feeds harmful oral bacteria that secrete acid, and that acid wears down enamel and tooth … Continue reading Managing That Halloween Sweet Tooth