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When to Visit the Dentist

Visiting the dentist is an essential part of maintaining good oral health. However, many people may avoid the dentist out of fear. Dental anxiety is a common issue among patients. In fact, patients who suffer from dental anxiety are more…


Root Canal vs. Tooth Extraction

When it comes to dental procedures, two of the most common treatments are root canals and tooth extractions. While these procedures generally treat common teeth problems, they are pretty different regarding their purpose, process, and aftercare. Knowing the difference between…


Fixing Crooked Teeth for Better Oral Health

Crooked teeth may seem like a minor cosmetic issue, but they can have a significant negative impact on oral health. Misaligned teeth can make it difficult to clean teeth properly, which can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Additionally,…


Dentures and Oral Health

If you have missing teeth, perhaps you have considered dentures as a tooth replacement. Dentures are a type of removable replacement to fill the gaps of your missing teeth. Typically, they are made of a combination of resin, metal, and…


Tooth Extraction Recovery

If your dentist recommends a tooth extraction, you might be worried about pain and recovery. That is a natural reaction, but your dental team will ensure your comfort and smooth recovery. It is likely that you won’t be awake during…


Common Causes for Bleeding Gums

Seeing blood can be alarming, especially when brushing your teeth. However, that is not an absolute truth. Sometimes, it is a simple answer with a simple solution. Other times, it is an indicator that you need to seek treatment from…


What is Pediatric Dentistry? 

What makes a pediatric dentist different than a non-specialized dentist? A pediatric dentist specializes in issues that are common in infants, children, and teens. For example, cavities are the most common and most preventable chronic disease in children. According to…


The Ins and Outs of Dental Fillings

Dental cavities are some of the most common issues seen at a dental office. In fact, there are more than three million cases of cavities every year in the US alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…


Risks of Chronic Teeth Grinding

The clenching and grinding of teeth can be an annoying habit, but it can also pose a severe risk to your oral health. This behavior can occur for a number of reasons, including heightened stress levels. You might not even…


Is Dental Sedation the Only Way to Treat Dental Anxiety?

Going to the dentist can be nerve-wracking for a lot of people. It is a widespread problem that keeps patients from making and keeping their regularly scheduled appointments. Keeping up with your annual or biannual dental appointments is essential for preventative…