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Discomfort at the Dentist is a Thing of the Past

Do you avoid dental appointments out of a fear of discomfort? Some level of dental phobia is common among Americans. In fact, as many as three-quarters of us have some level of anxiety about visiting the dentist. It’s… Read More

“Tobacco Lawsuits” against Big Food Industry

A good number of patients that we help during the course of a day have challenges with chronic gum inflammation aggravated by tobacco use. Regularly, its common for my crew to discover cavities from dental neglect, exacerbated by… Read More

Halitosis: Prevention and Treatment

Halitosis, or bad breath, can make you very self-conscious. In some cases, professional help is the best way to reduce or eliminate this problem. If you suffer from persistent halitosis, consult with your dentist to diagnose the causes…. Read More

Tips for Relieving Dental Anxiety

If you dread picking up the phone to schedule your semiannual dental visit, you are not alone. By some estimates, as many as three-quarters of Americans have some degree of anxiety about going to the dentist. This can… Read More

How Successful is a Root Canal Treatment?

A root canal is a common dental treatment used by a dentist to remove infection from inside a tooth, before sealing the tooth to preserve its structure. Contrary to popular belief, root canal treatment is no more painful… Read More

How Pregnancy Affects Your Oral Health

A woman’s oral health can affect her overall health at any time of her life, but it is especially true during pregnancy. The hormonal shifts and nutritional needs occurring in the body of a pregnant woman can also… Read More

Increase Your Quality of Life With Dental Implants

Dental implants are permanent, replacement tooth roots that can be used to replace a single lost tooth or several lost teeth. They consist of a small post or screw (usually metal) that is embedded in the bone, where… Read More

Are You Prepared For A Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies can happen for a myriad of reasons. Some can be avoided while others cannot. They vary in severity and are influenced by how high the patient’s discomfort threshold is. The most common cases involve children, especially… Read More

What is sedation dentistry?

If you tend to get stressed out or anxious about your dental visits, rest assured that odontophobia (fear of dentists) is a relatively common phenomenon. A large number of patients express at least some reluctance to come in… Read More