Is sedation dentistry right for me?
Dental anxiety is no laughing matter Whether you are anxious about a dental visit because you need extensive work or you are worried about overall pain or discomfort, dental fears can often be so debilitating that they cause patients to put off needed procedures completely But did you know that there are several types of dental sedation and dental Read More
“It’s like pulling teeth”: modern dentistry ensures pain-free experience
The phrase “it’s like pulling teeth” is frequently used as a way describe something that is very hard to do or enduring a situation that is unpleasant Trying to get your three year old to eat his broccoli? It’s like pulling teeth! Fighting rush hour traffic? It’s like pulling teeth! Indeed, before modern medicine, pulling teeth[…]Read More
Be wise: know when it’s time for wisdom tooth removal
What’s the deal with wisdom teeth? It seems like most people have them, but most people don’t end up keeping them! Wisdom teeth – also called third molars – usually erupt between ages 16 and 25 While some people experience no complications or concerns related to wisdom teeth, more than 80 percent of Americans will have Read More
What’s the Deal with Dental Implants?
For children, the loss of a tooth means a visit from the tooth fairy, a possible cash reward or prize and the promise of a new adult tooth coming in behind that lost baby tooth But for adults, the loss of a tooth due to an accident, gum disease, decay or even a failed root canal is[…]Read More
Conquering Root Canal Anxiety with Modern Technology
Has a friend or loved one been faced with an unpleasant situation and uttered the words “I’d rather get a root canal” when complaining about their bad luck? Most people associate a root canal with severe pain and discomfort, but today’s advanced dental procedures ensure a minimal amount of discomfort for patients
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