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5 Ways to Calm Your Dental Anxiety Before Your Appointment

March 24, 2020
If the thought of visiting the dentist office makes you feel panicky, you likely have dental anxiety. This can lead to dental care avoidance in many people. We understand the fear you feel and are here to help you cope and overcome your anxiety during your procedure. Before your next dental appointment, there are a […]

Three Tooth Replacement Options

March 19, 2020
The average American over the age of 50 may have lost up to 12 permanent teeth. These teeth may be missing due to damage, gum disease, or decay. Those who have missing teeth may suffer from self-consciousness, the inability to eat certain foods, or speech difficulties. In past generations, people who lost teeth had few […]

Don’t Wait: Emergency Wisdom Tooth Extraction

March 13, 2020
Ten million wisdom teeth are extracted in the US every year according to the US National Library of Medicine. They also estimate that 30-60% of asymptomatic impacted wisdom teeth will undergo emergency wisdom tooth extraction later on. When does your wisdom tooth become a dental emergency? Here’s what you need to know. What Are Wisdom […]

What to Do After You Have Dental Sedation

March 6, 2020
Dental sedation is one of the wonders of modern dentistry, enabling easy, peaceful processes with no pain or discomfort. But sedation can also be a little frightening to patients who haven’t had it before. If you plan to be sedated during your procedure, how should you prepare? What should you do after? Here’s what you […]

How Flossing Helps Dental Anxiety

February 24, 2020
Anxiety, in any form, is partly about control, and it’s no different with dental anxiety. Whether you faithfully head to the dentist’s chair every six months, or your fear keeps you from visiting as often as you should. One primary way to decrease your dental anxiety is to increase your level of control. A great […]

What are Implant-Supported Dentures?

February 17, 2020
Implant-supported dentures, also sometimes referred to as all-on-4 dentures, change the way patients can experience dentures. Thanks to the dental implant feature, they fit more comfortably and many patients find them more natural-looking compared to traditional dentures. If you are tired of dealing with dentures, implant-supported dentures may be a great option for you. Here’s […]

7 Dental Tips for Valentine’s Day to Avoid a Dental Emergency

February 10, 2020
Valentine’s Day is one of those times when we like to spoil the ones we love, and often that “spoiling” includes sweets. That means extra sugar on our teeth. Increased sugar can lead to cavities and increased tooth sensitivity. Handling a dental emergency isn’t the most romantic way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Here are some […]

Dental Sedation Can Be Used in These Surprisingly Common Dental Procedures

February 6, 2020
According to the American Dental Association, you should see the dentist every six months.  Doing so helps prevent bad breath, prevents cavities, keeps your teeth white, and helps prevents gum disease and tooth loss. But for some patients, this can feel impossible to do. Your dental health doesn’t have to suffer. It may be time […]

Is Dental Anxiety Hereditary?

January 27, 2020
It is estimated that up to 75 percent of American adults have some sort of fear or nervousness when visiting a dentist. Of that percentage, anywhere from five to ten percent have anxiety that can be classified as a dental phobia. With so many people suffering from some form of dental anxiety, many people wonder […]

4 Reasons Dental Pain Is Worse at Night

January 21, 2020
Perhaps you felt a slight twinge earlier in the day, but it didn’t seem that bad. You looked at your schedule and thought, I would rather deal with this for a day or two than to try to squeeze in a dental appointment today. Now it’s 2 a.m., and you realize that you made a […]
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