It’s Not Just Teeth: Other Problems Your Dentist Can Fix

27 July 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It's best to visit the dentist at least once a year for a general checkup—but if you're one of the many people who doesn't do this, then you may not be entirely clear on exactly what a dentist could help you with. It may seem counter-intuitive, but it really isn't just your teeth. As such, even if your teeth feel fine and aren't giving you any concern, there may be other issues you're experiencing that a dentist could help fix. Read More 

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help with Your Gum Health?

6 July 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When most people think of cosmetic dentistry, they immediately envision treatments that help to improve their teeth to enhance their smile. Although your teeth are easily noticeable, you should also note that your gums are equally important too. Deteriorating gum health will eventually affect the appearance of your teeth, which will significantly detract from your smile. On the other hand, gums that may be healthy but look abnormal will also affect how you look. Read More 

Fear of the Dentist? How Oral Conscious Sedation May Help You

11 June 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Some people may be able to deal with pain better than others, but for some individuals a visit to the dentist can be quite a difficult experience. Often, they are scared of the unknown, or they may remember some less-than-pleasant experiences in earlier life. It's unfortunate that this type of fear will keep many people away from the dentist's chair, even though they would benefit significantly from some work. It is nevertheless possible to overcome this type of phobia by taking a specific approach to sedation. Read More 

Blunt Force Trauma to the Mouth when Wearing Braces: What You Need to Know

24 April 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

There are two primary ways in which you could lose a tooth. An accident or injury that causes a forceful blow to the area could knock a tooth out. Decay and periodontal disease could also result in the gradual degradation of a tooth until it's lost, whether by falling out of its own accord or by intervention from your dentist. It could conceivably be a combination of the two, in which a tooth that has been weakened due to periodontal disease more easily falls out as the result of an accident. Read More 

Tooth Decay: Three Viable Alternatives to Root Canal Treatment

16 March 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When your tooth has suffered severe decay and infection of the pulp cavity, the first treatment option that comes to mind is a root canal. The treatment procedure involves getting rid of the decayed part of the enamel, removing the nerve, and filling up the canals. While a root canal treatment is a viable option for saving your infected tooth, it is not the only solution. If you are considering exploring other options for managing the tooth, here are some other alternatives that may work better for you. Read More