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How Do You Know If You Need Dental Implants?

July 19, 2017
You know you have problems with your teeth – you’re the one who looks at them in the mirror every day, of course. But how do you figure out the best option for fixing those problems? For some people, the best way to correct your smile and give you the ability to talk and eat […]

What’s the Difference Between Dentures and Dental Implants?

July 13, 2017
With nearly 70 percent of adults age 35 to 44 in the United States missing at least one tooth, questions about dentures and dental implants aren’t uncommon. People lose teeth for a variety of reasons: an accident, gum disease, and tooth decay are some of the most common. Many patients feel uncomfortable with gaps in […]

Why People are Afraid of the Dentist and How to Help

July 6, 2017
For the vast majority of dental patients, a routine cleaning or even a root canal are a necessary part of life. Sometimes it’s annoying, but it’s just part of taking care of your teeth. However, for some people, the idea of going to the dentist fills them with nothing but dread. According to the Dental […]

A Brief History of Dental Sedation

June 28, 2017
For as long as there have been dentists, there have been people afraid of dental procedures. While medications, concoctions, and procedures have been around for a few thousand years to help reduce pain, it’s only been in the past two hundred years or so that medical science has developed options to help with fear and […]

9 Myths About Dental Implants that Hold Patients Back

June 21, 2017
Not every patient is afraid of the dentist, but a lot aren’t exactly thrilled to go, either. Most of the time it’s due to misconceptions and myths out there about how some dental procedures work. While many patients feel self-conscious about missing teeth or problems with their mouth, fear and uncertainty can keep them from […]

Ditch These 6 Myths About Sedation Dentistry

June 15, 2017
When you’re scared of something, like going to the dentist, one of two things can happen. On one hand, you may avoid it completely, not even going for the most basic procedure because you don’t think you can handle it. On the other, you beg for the doctor to knock you out because you think […]

Is General Anesthesia Used in Dentistry?

June 7, 2017
General anesthesia (GA), most commonly used in major and minor surgeries at the hospital, is a rare option in dentistry. While very few people may ever need to go under general anesthesia for a dental procedure, it’s a method for the special or tough cases who really need it, including anyone with a deep fear […]

What is IV Sedation in Dentistry?

May 31, 2017
For patients who are desperately afraid of injections, going to the dentist or getting a wisdom tooth pulled or a root canal is agony in more than just the obvious ways. You laugh at laughing gas, and there’s not enough pills to help you calm down before the procedure. Instead of giving up on having […]

What is Laughing Gas?

May 24, 2017
You’ve probably seen a movie or television show where someone who’s terrified of going to the dentist ends up laughing their head off during the procedure. Laughing gas has it’s name for a reason. While it’s meant to help people with anxiety and phobias about dental procedures, it’s most known for the giggles it causes. […]

What is Oral Sedation?

May 19, 2017
Are you one of countless people who breaks out into a cold sweat when you think about going to the dentist? It doesn’t matter if it’s a basic cleaning or a major tooth extraction, you’re a nervous wreck the whole time. A lot of people feel this way, and unfortunately, many will skip a necessary […]
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