October 23, 2019
You’ve had a raging toothache for a few days now. It only
sometimes subsides when you take a pain medication like ibuprofen. Chewing on
that tooth is next to impossible, as it sends a shock wave of pain through your
mouth. You start Googling things like, “do I need an extraction?” You think that
you should probably go to your emergency
dentist for this, and you would be right. Let’s look at some common causes
for toothaches, and how to know if your tooth needs to be extracted.
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October 8, 2019
Missing one or more teeth can make life not only annoying, but
hard. Thankfully, modern dental science has come a long way in figuring out
ways to solve tooth loss. Dental
implants especially are the pinnacle of tooth replacement technology, as
they replace not only the lost crown, but the root as well. However, you
typically see people get dental implants for their missing molars. Can dental
implants replace front teeth too? Let’s find out.
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September 17, 2019
No one ever wants to hear the phrase, “You need a root canal,” but this procedure has an unnecessarily bad reputation. Root canals are performed to get you out of pain rather than put you in it. And, often times, root canals can save teeth from extraction. It’s common for patients to associate this procedure with discomfort, but modern technology has made root canals easier than ever. This is partially due to sedation, an additional treatment your dentist offers to help you stay completely relaxed while in the chair. Sedation could be just what you need to get out of pain without any stress. Read to see how it works!
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August 22, 2019
Despite what you may
have heard, root
canal therapy isn’t painful; in fact, many patients say it’s no more uncomfortable
than having a tooth filled! That said, you can expect some discomfort after the
surgery is complete. It’s important to be prepared ahead of time, so here’s what
you can expect during recovery from root canal therapy.
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August 15, 2019
Once you replace a
missing tooth with a dental implant, you’ll notice the big difference it makes
in your everyday life. You’ll have the freedom to eat whatever you want again,
and you’ll no longer have any reason feel shy about giving strangers a grin. How
implants help create such fully functional, natural-looking smiles? It’s
all thanks to the materials specially chosen to create your new teeth.
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June 30, 2019
As time continues to zoom by, we’re at the halfway point of the year. That means that if you haven’t visited your family dentist yet, then you run the risk of allowing the premiums you’ve been paying to maintain dental insurance go to waste. Read on to learn why it’s important to visit now and to discover what types of services are generally covered by your dental insurance.
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June 14, 2019
You’re at the dentist’s office, listening to the dentist and
their assistant talk about your teeth. But it sounds like a completely foreign
language. How are you supposed to know what’s going on in your mouth if they
won’t say anything in plain English? That’s where intraoral cameras come in.
They allow your dentist to actually show you what’s going on in your mouth so
you can understand what they’re talking about. Keep reading to learn more about
cameras and their benefits.
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April 8, 2019
Lots of people have questions
about Invisalign and the different options available. Your cosmetic dentist
is your best source for detailed information on the Invisalign family of alignment
products. This post will give you the basics you need to know for your upcoming
appointment. Use this information to discuss the topic with your dental care
professional and arrive at the right solution for your needs.
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April 6, 2019
One question we often hear
implants is whether it’s possible to place more than one at the same time.
The answer is “yes, most certainly.” Your implant dentist will work with you to
create the perfect solution for your needs. This flexible approach to treatment
is one of the biggest advantages of dental implant therapy.
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March 11, 2019
You’re in need of some cosmetic
improvements to your smile, but first, you’d like to properly prepare. Will you
be able to use your dental insurance to cover the procedure you have done, or
will you have to pay out-of-pocket? Your cosmetic dentist explains the “ins and
outs” so you can move ahead with achieving the smile of your dreams!
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