No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • 3 Ways Patients Can Resolve Strong Gag Reflexes At The Dentist

    16 May 2022

    A hyperactive gag reflex, whether it's caused by anxiety or biomechanical issues, can be incredibly stressful if you have an upcoming dentist appointment. Some patients may worry about gagging, throwing up, or experiencing a panic attack. Thankfully there are ways to reduce sensitive gag reflexes so that you can have a good experience at the dentist. Here are three things to try. Sedation Dentistry Sedation dentistry, or sleep dentistry, refers to medications that can help patients relax during procedures.

  • Interesting Ways Same-Day Dental Crowns Differ From Traditional Crowns

    11 April 2022

    In the past, individuals who needed dental crowns had to go through a series of processes. It could take weeks for the crown to be made and put into place. The time to make the crowns was a significant reason for the extended time. Traditional crowns had to be made in laboratories. Dentists had to wait for them to arrive before they could put them into the mouths of their patients.

  • What Happens When You Get A Deep Dental Cleaning

    2 March 2022

    Did your dentist tell you that you need to get a deep dental cleaning performed, and you're not sure what that means? This procedure is also referred to as scaling and root planing, and it is often needed when someone has tartar below their gums that is much harder to remove.  The Dentist May Start On The Same Day  It's very possible that the dentist will want to start on your deep cleaning on the very same day.

  • Abscess Related Tooth Pain: Effective Treatment Options

    20 January 2022

    If you develop a severe infection of pulp inside your tooth, then you have an abscess. While a dental abscess may be asymptomatic, it can cause a throbbing toothache, gum inflammation, and a bad taste in your mouth when you bite down, which is caused by the bacteria-rich pus that is surrounding the infected tooth. If you develop any of these symptoms, see your family dentist as soon as possible. Here are some effective treatment options your dentist may recommend for relieving your abscess-related tooth pain.