Reasons You May Need a Filling

Filling

Fillings are used to restore teeth damaged by decay or trauma. With a filling, your dentist can recreate your tooth’s original shape to bring back its normal function and appearance. Dental fillings are one of the most common procedures performed in dental offices and the go-to treatment for most cavities. However, not everyone knows what […]

Are You In Need Of Tooth Extraction?

Extraction

Permanent teeth are meant to last a lifetime but that doesn’t always happen. Tooth extraction is a last resort. Saving the natural tooth is the ultimate goal. However, it is sometimes necessary for a wide range of reasons. Reasons for Tooth Extraction Tooth extraction is often the last resort for patients who have exhausted all […]

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental

If you feel self-conscious about missing teeth or want to restore functionality to your smile after an extraction, dental implants may be right for you. These are an effective way to replace one or more missing teeth. During surgery, tooth roots are replaced with metal, screw-like posts that are surgically placed in the lower or […]

Sleep Apnea

Sleep

Everyone has the occasional bad night of sleep but when a person’s sleep is interrupted on a nightly basis, there could be an underlying problem. Sleep apnea is a type of serious sleep disorder in which a person stops and starts breathing repeatedly. If left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to daytime tiredness, loud snoring, […]

Dentures and Partial Dentures

Partial Dentures

Dentures and partial dentures are dental appliances containing artificial teeth and gums that provide a functional replacement for missing teeth. Unlike fixed prosthetics like crowns and bridges, dentures can be lifted out and placed back into the mouth. These removable appliances are typically made of acrylic, nylon, or metal and are custom-made to fit snugly […]

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation

Sedation dentistry is used to provide patients with a relaxing and anxiety-free experience during their dental treatment. Dental fear or anxiety affects approximately 36 percent of the population, according to Medical Principles and Practice journal, with an additional 12 percent suffering from extreme dental fear. With sedation dentistry, patients can undergo the procedures they need […]

Teeth Whitening

Whitening

Your smile is often the first thing a person notices about you. Unfortunately, food, beverages, tobacco use, certain medications, and other things can stain and discolor your teeth. Teeth whitening is a simple procedure that can whiten your smile and improve your appearance. This treatment option can also boost your confidence, make you look years […]

Botox

Botox

Botox has been used for decades to treat wrinkles and other facial creases caused by the natural aging process. Also known as OnabotulinumtoxinA, Botox works by weakening or paralyzing certain muscles to prevent movement. Today, this popular drug is used for more than aesthetic reasons. In dentistry, these treatments are effective at relieving Temporomandibular Joint […]

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth

Dentin hypersensitivity, also known as tooth sensitivity, refers to pain or discomfort in the teeth as a response to stimuli. Teeth can become overly sensitive for a number of reasons with the most common being worn enamel or exposed tooth roots. This discomfort can range from a mild twinge to severe pain that spans several […]

Dental Emergencies

Emergencies

Everyone experiences dental trauma at one time or another. It’s important to know what constitutes a dental emergency and how to handle your injury until you can get to the dentist. Here’s a look at some of the most common dental emergencies and how to respond. Common Dental Emergencies 1. Toothache One of the most […]