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8 08, 2017

Dental Crowns

By | August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dental Crowns A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that is placed over a tooth -- to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance. The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line. Why Is a Dental Crown Needed? A dental crown may [...]

8 08, 2017

The Scariest Dental Procedures, Explained

By | August 8th, 2017|Dentist|0 Comments

The Scariest Dental Procedures, Explained 1 / 8 Does the thought of visiting your dentist’s office give you the heebie-jeebies? You’re not alone. "About 50 percent of Americans admit some fear of dental procedures and about 10 percent have so much fear and anxiety that they actually avoid dental care," says Sheela Raja, PhD, director of clinical [...]

8 08, 2017

An Overview of Root Canals

By | August 8th, 2017|Root Canals|0 Comments

An Overview of Root Canals Root canal therapy is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or infected. Root canal therapy is performed when the pulp which is composed of nerves and blood vessels in the tooth becomes infected or damaged. During root canal therapy, the pulp is removed, and the inside [...]

8 08, 2017

Cancer and Dental Health

By | August 8th, 2017|Oral Health|0 Comments

Cancer and Dental Health More than one-third of all cancer patients develop complications that affect the mouth, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. These mild to severe side effects can include mouth sores, infection, dry mouth, sensitive gums and jaw pain. Your mouth health is an important part of your overall health, so make your [...]

8 08, 2017

Your Teeth Are Amazing! 5 Fascinating Facts

By | August 8th, 2017|Oral Health|0 Comments

Your Teeth Are Amazing! 5 Fascinating Facts They help you chew, speak and smile, but how much do you really know about your teeth? Here are some of the “tooth truths” that prove your teeth really are remarkable. People have been caring for their teeth for centuries. Did you know the first toothbrushes were actually [...]

18 07, 2017

The Lifespan of a Cap

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog, Dentist|0 Comments

The Lifespan of a Cap I had a lower jaw tooth pulled several weeks ago and I have been in constant pain ever since. My dentist says I have a dry socket, which he packed with some type of medicine. That helped for a while, but now the pain is almost unbearable again. What can [...]

18 07, 2017

8 Steps to a Brighter, Healthier Smile

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

8 Steps to a Brighter, Healthier Smile Healthy habits, like avoiding certain foods and drinking plenty of water, can help your smile shine. In order to achieve a sparkling smile, you’ll need to treat your teeth to more than just regular brushing. Healthy teeth start with healthy habits — from your brushing routine to the foods you [...]

18 07, 2017

Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease another Reason to Brush Your Teeth and Take Your Statin

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease another Reason to Brush Your Teeth and Take Your Statin If you are an adult then there is a good chance that you have some form of periodontal disease.  It is estimated that 47% of adults are affected by periodontal disease.  Periodontal disease is a disease of the gums of [...]

18 07, 2017

7 Lies Your Dentist Knows You’re Telling

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog, Dentist|0 Comments

7 Lies Your Dentist Knows You’re Telling People tend to stretch the truth a little bit when they visit their dentist. And dentists know it, says Shawn Adibi, DDS, an associate professor in the department of general practice and dental public health at the University of Texas at Houston. For example, when patients say they floss once [...]

4 07, 2017

Stopped flossing? Teeth still vital to overall health

By | July 4th, 2017|Blog, Dentist|0 Comments

Stopped flossing? Teeth still vital to overall health (CNN) Your teeth are more than just something to chew and smile with. Research is increasingly showing that they can have an effect on your overall health. Many Americans think their poor oral health is holding them back. In a 2015 survey by the American Dental Association, 20% of low-income adults [...]