• What are the Advantages of Dental Implants?

    Adult teeth are supposed to last a lifetime, but tooth loss remains a very common problem. Almost every patient is going to lose at least one adult tooth or have an adult tooth extracted at some point in their life. When this takes place, it is important to restore the patient’s smile as quickly as…

  • Get a Headstart on Good Dental Hygiene with Preventative Care

    If you take good care of your teeth, they will take good care of you. Preventative care keeps your mouth healthy and you happy. It may help you retain your teeth your whole life, and have less dental concerns throughout your life. The two most common causes of tooth loss are decay and gum disease. …

  • The Importance of Bringing Children to the Dentist

    Once your child’s first teeth erupt, it’s time to visit the dentist. You may think these baby teeth don’t really matter, because they will eventually go, and the adult teeth are more important. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. You can set your child on a course of good dental health by bringing…

  • How Single Tooth Anesthesia Can Increase Patient Comfort

    Anesthetizing the area where a dental procedure will occur has often been the most awkward part of dentistry. It is a potential source of pain from less-than-optimal anesthetizing and insertion of the needle, and can leave a patient with the “mouth full of cotton” feeling for hours after the procedure has completed. Single-tooth anesthesia (STA)…

  • Benefits of Single Tooth Anesthesia

    The primary fear that people have of going to the dentist is a fear of feeling pain. They are afraid of the pain that might come from the procedure, or they are afraid of the pain that might come from the injection that is used to deliver anesthesia. Interestingly, some people who are experiencing tooth…

  • Relax During Your Treatment with Sedation Dentistry

    One of the reasons that many people avoid dental services is because they are apprehensive about any discomfort that they might experience. Sedation dentistry can be used to make the procedure as comfortable as possible. What is Sedation Dentistry? Sedation dentistry is not an actual treatment itself, but a method to make other treatments pain-free…

  • How Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Kids from Tooth Decay

    Even with modern dental services, tooth decay affects just over 70 percent of American children under the age of 19. In addition to being unsightly and potentially painful, untreated tooth decay can result in a number of serious oral health problems that could plague a child for years. Studies continue to show that dental sealants…

  • Restoring Chipped Teeth with Crowns

    A chipped or broken tooth not only looks unsightly, but it can also be very painful. A crown is one way your tooth can be restored to its original shape, appearance, and function. Other uses for a crown are if you have a root canal or a tooth that has a very large filling that…

  • Benefits of Titanium Dental Implants

    You may hope your teeth will last a lifetime, but there are many reasons why they may not. Injury and decay are the two main reasons people have missing teeth, and if these gaps are not filled, it can have long-term repercussions on your overall health. When you have a missing tooth, your other teeth…

  • Why the Kindergarten Health Requirement is so Important

    Oral health is a major issue for children in the United States. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 42% of children aged 2 to 11 have had cavities in their primary teeth, and 23% of children in the same age group have untreated dental decay. Children in families facing economic challenges…