Dentist Office Terror: What To Do

The discomfort and dread that a dentist office causes for you can seem both terrifying and embarrassing. Whether a traumatic experience occurred in a dental chair or you simply dislike the experience, that fear can be soothed. How? Seek Sedation Dentistry For some, fear settles in as soon as they arrive in a dental office and only builds from there. Some dentists might not be able to handle this escalation of discomfort; however, sedation dentistry is offered by many dentists today. Read More 

Do You Need Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a great way to replace a missing tooth, or to replace an unhealthy tooth rather than getting dentures. Dental implants act like your own teeth and don't take any extra work, other than brushing and flossing. There's no need to take them out at night, leave them soaking in cleanser, or worry about them moving when you drink, eat, laugh or talk. Are dental implants necessary for you though? Read More 

Just A Few Things An Orthodontist Can Do For You

When you hear the word orthodontist, you immediately think of metal brackets and wires on your teeth. While applying braces to your teeth to straighten them is a big portion of what an orthodontist does, they do take care of other dental issues for you as well. Your regular dentist may recommend you make an appointment with this specialist for a number of reasons. Here are just a few things they can do for your dental health. Read More 

4 Things To Know About Minimally Invasive Veneers

Dental veneers are an effective way to hide certain imperfections in your smile. Veneers can be used to hide unsightly gaps, chips, or stains. However, there are some drawbacks to traditional veneers. One of the most serious drawbacks has to do with the fact that in order to install traditional veneers, dentists have to remove some of the enamel from the patient's teeth. This can result in several problems, including increased tooth sensitivity and an increased risk of trauma to the tooth. Read More 

Should You Choose A Filling Or A Dental Crown?

There are times when a cavity gets so big that a dentist cannot fix it with a filling due to the large size of the cavity, but there are other times when a cavity is right on the border. If you have a cavity that is right on the border, it means that you might have the option of choosing a filling or a dental crown. While there are several advantages to choosing a filling over a crown, there are a lot of benefits of choosing a crown over a filling. Read More