What to Do For Sensitive Teeth?

What To Do for Sensitive Teeth

Have you ever taken a bite out of an ice cream cone or tried to sip a hot cup of coffee only to be met with a quick shooting pain in your tooth (or teeth)? Do you love lemons but can’t eat citrus fruits because of the pain it causes? If you’re nodding your head “yes” to these questions, you’re … Read More

Understanding Sedation Dentistry!

One reason that many people avoid going to the dentist is fear of pain and discomfort. It can be uncomfortable to sit in the dentist chair beneath bright lights and hear the sounds of the various dental tools that are being used on you. Some people fear going to the dentist so much that they resist having dental appointments for … Read More

6 Proven Strategies for Toothache Relief

Toothaches can be extremely painful. In some cases, they creep slowly up on you over a period of days or weeks. In other cases, they come on suddenly. But the one thing about toothaches that is always true is that no matter when they occur, they never come at a convenient time. They may happen while you’re on vacation, on … Read More

A Tooth Extraction Overview

“You need a tooth extraction,” aren’t words that a dental patient wants to hear. Neither are these words that your dentist will utter lightly. The first priority of any dentist is to keep as many of their patients’ natural teeth as possible. This is because these natural teeth are the best option when it comes smiling, chewing and biting. They … Read More

Allergies And Your Oral Health

After what seems like never ending rain, everyone is eager for the spring. People can’t wait to go hiking, plant gardens and enjoy their backyards again. But there’s a side effect to spring, and it’s seasonal allergies. During spring, with all its pollen, ragweed, flowers, and other plants, seasonal allergies can be just as ubiquitous as farmer’s markets, and then … Read More

Gingival Grafting: An Effective Gum Disease Treatment

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Nearly everyone has heard of gingivitis but what might not be as clear is the long-term effects that can occur if it’s not treated promptly. While gingivitis has some symptoms that can signal that there’s a problem — gums that are purple or bright red, bad breath, swollen gums or gums that bleed when you floss or brush — there’s … Read More

Cracked or Broken Teeth? Here’s What You Need to Know

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A tooth that is cracked or broken probably brings up feelings of panic. You might even be in pain if the damage occurred because you fell or had another type of accident. Regardless of how it happened, you do have options when it comes to tooth replacement and tooth repair. While the right cosmetic and restorative treatment depend a great … Read More

Symptoms of Tooth Implant Pain (and When to Call the Dentist)

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According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, about three million Americans currently have at least one implant. If an individual loses a tooth due to decay, injury, or even disease, a tooth implant can replace the lost tooth. Implants are strong and improve an individual’s ability to speak, eat, and – not to mention – their self-confidence. If you … Read More

What You Need to Know About Dental Implant Surgery

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Whether due to accident or decay, it is not always possible to save a tooth or teeth. Sometimes the best course of action is to extract the afflicted tooth. However, because missing teeth can affect one’s ability to eat and speak properly, patients with missing teeth may consider bridges, dentures, or implants to replace the missing teeth. If your dentist … Read More

Causes and Signs of a Dental Implant Infection

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A dental implant can be a fantastic solution for patients who need restorative work to have a fantastic smile and healthy mouth. Because they function almost exactly like your natural teeth, they can become prone to infections. Just like the rest of your mouth, your dental implants can fall out or become diseased if the proper care isn’t taken with … Read More