The Difference Between Cleanings, Deep Cleanings & Periodontal Maintenance

September 11th, 2017

dentist ready to perform scaling and root planingThere is more than one type of dental procedure that may be casually referred to as a cleaning. For example, there is a regular cleaning & then there is what is referred to a deep cleaning. It’s important to understand that there is a big difference between these procedures & implications that each of these procedures have when it comes to your oral health. (more…)

Dental Bridges Abridged

August 27th, 2017

dental technician preparing dental bridgeThere are many ways to replace missing teeth & restore your smile, & bridges are a good permanent solution. They can replace one or more missing teeth, including molars, & cannot be removed, unlike dentures. (more…)

Your Guide to Post-Treatment Pain Relief

August 10th, 2017

 

no pain after seeing the oral surgeonAs dental professionals, most of what we do is about relieving and preventing pain. However, sometimes post-procedure pain is an unfortunate but unavoidable step on the road to a healthy and functional smile. (more…)

Know Your Dental Specialties: Orthodontist

July 24th, 2017

boy who knows what an orthodontist isSimply put, an orthodontist is a type of dentist. However, many people don’t know this because general dentistry and orthodontics are treated as two very separate kinds of dental care. (more…)

Emergency Dental Care

July 9th, 2017

woman with toothache needs emergency dental careEven if you take excellent care of your teeth & mouth, sometimes an unforeseen incident could put you in need of emergency dental care. Whether the culprit for your emergency is an injury, a rogue popcorn kernel, or just a mystery toothache, our dental clinic is here for you in an emergency. (more…)

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Care

June 24th, 2017

FAQ about dentistry dental careOur team has been caring for our community for a while now & we’ve noticed many patients come to us with the same questions over & over again. (more…)

How to Choose a Toothpaste

June 9th, 2017

Woman Putting Toothpaste On Toothbrush

The best way to choose a toothpaste is to ask for a recommendation from your dentist—they will know your needs the best—but here are some tips for choosing a toothpaste yourself! (more…)

The Causes of Wisdom Tooth Pain

May 25th, 2017

young woman with wisdom tooth painGenerally speaking, there are two types of wisdom tooth pain: the kind that indicates a problem and the kind that’s just part of growing up.

In case you don’t know, wisdom teeth are an additional set of adult molars that typically start coming in between ages 17 and 21. (more…)

How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

May 10th, 2017

how often to replace your toothbrushWe’ve all heard that the pen is mightier than the sword. You might also say that the toothbrush is mightier than the drill! That’s because if you wield your toothbrush properly, it’s a very powerful weapon against tooth decay & gum disease. (more…)

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Teeth Whitening at the Dentist

April 23rd, 2017

woman undergoing teeth whitening at the dentistThe professional teeth whitening process starts with a consultation with your dentist. Not everyone is a good candidate for teeth whitening, which is why you want to talk to a dentist before you have it done. If you have large fillings or crowns (caps) on your front teeth, teeth bleaching is not a good idea. (more…)