When it comes to laser surgery, most people think about corrective vision procedures than about their mouth. But soft-tissue laser surgery is a very real (and very helpful) method of cutting and/or contouring the soft tissue in your mouth to better help you deal with various procedures and dental interventions. If you’re wondering whether you should switch to a laser-using dental practice, then here’s what you need to know. They’re perfect for anxious patients Read More»
Are You Afraid of the Dentist?
There are many reasons why your child may be afraid of the dentist. He may have had one or more painful treatments, you may have told him so many times not to be afraid such that he’s convinced he should be, or maybe you are afraid yourself and have subliminally transmitted your feelings to your child. The most optimal situation is to familiarize your child with the dentist’s office even before he can properly talk, so that when he is old enough to really understand why he goes there twice a year, he will feel as comfortable there as he does at the supermarket or shoe store. Read More»
Dental pain can be one of the most debilitating types of pain to have because it can make it virtually impossible for you to eat, drink or speak. Unfortunately, there are many sources of dental pain, and many of these conditions are not well-understood by patients. In particular, TMJ is a common disorder that many people will experience, but they may believe a couple of prevalent myths about this condition that can cause them to delay treatment. Read More»
If you have never worn dentures before, you may have some expectations about them based on word of mouth from over the years. In order to keep your dentures looking pristine, you must take care of them in a very specific way. By understanding the truth behind 4 myths about dentures, you can take proper care of them for years to come. Myth 1: You Must Brush Your Dentures Every Day Read More»
If your dentist has recommended that you get dentures, you might be anxious about the process. However, there is nothing to be worried about. Here is an overview of the dentures process to help ease your mind. The Diagnosis Your dentist will probably recommend dentures if you are missing teeth. If you are only missing a few teeth, they might suggest that you get a partial set of dentures. However, if you are missing an entire set of teeth (either upper or lower), then you might want to consider a full set. Read More»