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Dental Health Blog

How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

By |Categories: General Dentistry, Patient Education, Uncategorized|

Dental anxiety can be debilitating for some people. It can be caused by general anxiety, by fear, by memories from a painful or unpleasant procedure, or because of other existing medical or mental health conditions. It can cause difficulty sitting for even an exam or cleaning, much less for necessary [...]

Do You Need Dentures?

By |Categories: Prosthetic Dentistry|

Losing one tooth can be a hindrance to your oral health. However, losing multiple teeth can lead to serious complications. In these situations you may benefit from a dental prosthetic to improve the appearance and function of your smile. Do you need dentures? If so, which kind will best improve your smile and replace your missing teeth? […]

Start Feeling and Smiling Better with a Dental Filling

By |Categories: General Dentistry, Restoring Teeth|

Ouch. Did the sip of coffee you took this morning cause a twinge of pain? Have you had to forego your after-dinner dessert, lately, because of discomfort in a tooth? If so, it could be because you have a cavity. Dental cavities are actually one of the most common dental problems, for both kids and adults. Fortunately, they are also one of the simplest to treat. And, thanks to modern dentistry, a restorative dental filling does not have to mean the end of your beautiful smile. On the contrary, tooth-colored fillings can actually improve both the form and function of your smile, after a cavity. […]

Prevent Dental Emergencies with Regular Preventive Care

By |Categories: Dental Health Issues, General Dentistry|

If you want to maintain a healthy smile as you age, preventive care is essential. Some steps to preventing dental problems and emergences are particularly simple, and things that most people already do, like tooth brushing, for instance. It is an important part of a dental hygiene routine, and one most people have already incorporated into their daily lives. But what about flossing? What about checkups? What else can be done to protect your smile? You might be surprised just how much you can do take better care of your teeth and gums, so that your smile will continue to look its best, and feel great, as you go about enjoying your life! […]

Wondering Which Prosthetic Is Right for You? Part Two

By |Categories: Prosthetic Dentistry, Tooth Loss|

For years, most patients considered dentures the only way to address tooth loss. Unfortunately, in some cases, dentures are not the most effective or even stable way to complete a smile after a tooth has fallen out or been extracted. But modern dentistry provides a number of options for restoring a smile, treatments that are both beautiful and functional. So if you want to do more than cope with tooth loss, if you want to truly restore your smile, talk with your prosthetic dentist about the modern options for creating a beautifully complete smile! […]

Wondering Which Prosthetic Is Right for You? Part One

By |Categories: Prosthetic Dentistry, Tooth Loss|

Do you feel stumped as to what kind of dental prosthetic is right for you? You may have already felt frustrated and embarrassed at the loss of a tooth. But now is it overwhelming weighing your options, and trying to determine how to best cope with the loss? If so, your restorative dentist can help determine which treatment is best, based on your smile needs, your budget and your overall oral health. That way you can get back to enjoying your life, instead of suffering from the many side effects of tooth loss. […]