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What is Laughing Gas?
May 24, 2017You’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, 2017Are 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 […]
What’s the Story with ‘Sleep Dentistry’?
May 11, 2017You’ve probably seen billboards or heard commercials about a revolutionary new technique for anyone scared of the dentist. Just go to sleep and you won’t feel a thing. Sometimes it’s called the solution for people with a deep fear of the dentist. Since you get a little nervous during cleanings, you might thinking this is […]
What are Cavities & How Can I Prevent Them?
July 12, 2016Cavities – that’s a word you don’t want to hear when you’re at the dentist’s office or anywhere else, but just exactly what are they? Cavity is another word for tooth decay. When teeth decay, or break down, it causes holes to form in them. These holes in teeth can grow bigger, and deeper, over […]
Tips for Choosing an Emergency Dentist
June 17, 2016When the unexpected happens, it usually happens at an inconvenient time. One of those unexpected events could be a dental injury. A broken tooth or lost filling is never planned, and it doesn’t always happen during your dentist’s office hours. These things happen all the time, which is why emergency dentists are often on call […]
Why is a Family Dentist Important?
May 13, 2016Having a family dentist is essential if you plan on properly taking care of your family’s dental care needs. When you have a family dentist whom you see regularly, they become like an extended part of the family. Twice-yearly check-ups help to keep your gums and teeth healthy and in good condition. Seeing a dentist, […]
Tips to Help You Remain Calm when Visiting the Dentist
April 15, 2016Calming Tips Nobody relishes the thought of going to the dentist. Even people who love the feeling of a fresh mouth after a cleaning don’t really look forward to climbing into that chair and having their teeth worked on. For some people though, visiting the dentist can be a very traumatic experience. Many people put […]
How Sedation Dentistry Can Help Apprehensive Patients
March 26, 2016Apprehensive About Dental Visits? Many people are afraid or nervous about going to the dentist. In fact, a recent study showed that approximately a quarter of all people feel apprehensive about dentistry. That is perfectly understandable with all of the pointy scrapers, drills, and other tools going in your mouth during dental visits, but fortunately […]
How Does a Dental Hygienist Differ from a Dentist?
February 26, 2016When you visit your dentist’s office, you’re usually seen by a dental hygienist as well as the dentist. In fact, if you don’t have any ongoing dental problems, your care may be primarily in the hands of a dental hygienist. This may lead you to wonder: what’s the difference between a dentist and a dental […]
Sedation Dentistry: Questions to Ask Your Dentist
February 18, 2016Going to the dentist can be very scary for those who are apprehensive about the process. Dental care is important to oral and overall health, but if you are fearful about the visit, your anxiety can prevent the experience from being pleasant. If you have issues with visiting the dentist, sedation dentistry might be right […]