Clear aligners are a popular way to straighten teeth. In the 20 years since invisible aligners first came on the market, over 5 million patients had their smiles adjusted with clear aligners as of 2018, and that number has only grown over time. Compared with traditional orthodontia, clear aligners are easy to use, […]
One thing that concerns many patients when undergoing dental treatment and medical treatment is sedation. While dental sedation is incredibly safe and has a low rate of complications, being sedated can be daunting to some patients. Here, we discuss some facts about dental sedation and what to expect after being sedated for a dental procedure.
Periodontitis can seem scary, and without treatment, it can lead to severe gum and tooth damage. Thankfully, there are several non-surgical periodontal therapy options that can help heal your gums and save your teeth. Let’s look at periodontitis as a whole and the various non-surgical therapy options available to treat the disease. What Is […]
While getting a filling is a relatively simple process, many people wonder “can cavities heal on their own?”
TMJ (the temporomandibular joint) connects your jaw to your skull. This joint is in front of your ear and usually operates smoothly without clicking or pain. However, for those with TMD (temporomandibular disorder), this joint can be inflamed or cause constant pain. TMD can lead to clicking in the jaw, jaw locking, pain while […]
Although some people fear going to the dentist for a checkup let alone a tooth extraction, it is often a wise decision to choose to remove a tooth rather than leaving the issue unattended. Leaving a dental issue to get worse will only lead to further pain, discomfort, and oral complications. You can dig yourself a […]
Many people dread root canals, and for a good reason. They are often painful and can be expensive. However, there are things you can do to avoid a root canal altogether. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes of root canals and how to avoid a root canal. 1. Dental Hygiene The […]
If you have a dental emergency, it’s great to know when you need to pursue emergency dentistry services or visit your local emergency room.
Benefits Of Cosmetic Dentistry and Family Dentistry In One Office
If you’ve recently been having issues with your teeth, dental crowns are the best solution to extend the life of your teeth. They are amongst the most common restorations for your teeth. Before getting a dental crown, it’s advisable to speak with your dentist to evaluate all the options. Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps […]