When Is It Time To Have A Tooth Pulled
Sometimes a patient asks, “Can you pull a tooth that needs a root canal?” While extraction is sometimes the only option for a tooth, the goal of a root canal is to save the natural tooth whenever possible. Please be aware this article is for educational purposes only. It would be best to see a…Read More
Our Top Root Canal Recovery Tips
Want to know our favorite thing about successful root canal procedures? They can end your pain while restoring wellness and balance to your mouth. But if you’re nervous about getting a root canal, no matter how much you might need it, we understand! Here are ten root canal recovery tips that may help you achieve…Read More
What is an Apicoectomy?
Sometimes patients ask us, “what is an apicoectomy?” If you’re asking about this procedure, it may be because your dental provider recommended an apicoectomy for yourself or a loved one. Perhaps you feel uneasy since you have been struggling with pain for a while. We understand, and we’re here to walk you through the procedure,…Read More
Top Mouth Problems caused by Stress
Chances are you heard that stress can affect your overall mental and physical health. Sometimes people are surprised to learn that stress also may negatively impact oral health. For many people, this year has been stressful. If you are experiencing stress, you may want to learn more about some of the common mouth problems caused…Read More
Top Causes of Tooth Sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity is all too common for many adults. Often patients ask, “What are the main causes of tooth sensitivity?” We hope this guide will open your eyes to some of the most common causes. Please keep in mind that it isn’t a substitute for seeing a dentist. Some of these causes are serious and…Read More
What is Teledentistry?
Patients sometimes ask, “What is Teledentistry?” During uncertain times people have a renewed interest in remote or telemedical services. Medical professionals see patients remotely for some screening, educational and basic consultations. Teledentistry extends that concept to oral health care. The concept isn’t new. Some doctors have offered telemedicine over the phone for decades. However, phone…Read More
Top Dental Habits to Help Save Your Natural Teeth
You only have one set of adult teeth. These teeth need to last you for the majority of your life. When you think about it, most other cells within your body replicate and repair itself. Your teeth, though, these are forever. That means you need to take care of them. With the top dental habits,…Read More
What Causes Teeth to Crack?
A cracked tooth is serious. It doesn’t matter if you just discovered it or if it happened out of the blue, you need to have it addressed right away. This is because a cracked tooth will only become worse and worse. The crack will continue to split and, sooner or later, the tooth will completely…Read More
Mesial of The Tooth: Understanding Dental Lingo
“The mesial of the tooth has a cavity.” Have you ever listened to your dentist and thought they were speaking a foreign language? Sitting in the chair for a dental exam can be confusing, if you don’t know the technical terminology. Learning a little bit about dental vocabulary can help you to be more informed about your…Read More