surgically clean air

During these uncertain times, we all breathe a little easier with Surgically Clean Air. People are more aware than ever of the air they breathe and share with others thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak. Even in the best of times, many people dread spending time in a dental waiting room. We like to defy those…

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how do you treat an abscessed tooth

Sometimes patients ask, “how do you treat an abscessed tooth?” If you are asking that question, we hope this post will be reassuring. With prompt, professional care, a dental professional or endodontist can effectively treat an abscessed tooth. Any painful dental concern requires professional care, and this blog post is no substitute. It isn’t intended…

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dental implant vs root canal

Sometimes patients must make a choice between a dental implant vs root canal. We hope this guide makes the choice a little easier. Both of these specialized procedures require skilled dental professionals. Your first step will be a visit to your dentist or an endodontist for a thorough examination. The purpose of a root canal…

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root canal anxiety

You know the show The King of Queens – lovable goof Doug and his sassy wife, Carrie, living in New York. On one particular episode, Doug was dreading his upcoming root canal treatment and then suspecting his dentist of being intentionally rough because of his romantic feelings for Carrie. A hilarious take on an otherwise…

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alternatives to a root canal

When a patient learns they may be a candidate for a root canal, there are a few questions commonly asked. Often one of the first questions asked is, “What are alternatives to a root canal?” An endodontic specialist may suggest an alternative treatment depending on your oral health and unique situation. This blog post is…

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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…

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covid-19

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented action. On March 23, we temporarily closed our office for all appointments except for dental emergency treatments. While we made this decision with a heavy heart, we are confident it is the right decision at this time.  Why Are Dental Offices Closing? We care about the health of our patients,…

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reasons for tooth pain

Has a toothache or other pain ever kept you up at night? Pain often calls attention to a dental or medical issue that needs addressing. There are many possible reasons for tooth pain; in each case, your dentist is your first point of contact in relieving the pain. Tooth pain is more than just a…

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