What Dental Treatments Are Used To Relieve Headache?

24 November 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The majority of people suffer from head or neck ache occasionally, often as a result of the stresses of life. However, most people don't know that it may be their teeth that are causing these headaches. There are many forces placed on the teeth every day, often all day, such as eating, chewing, and speaking. A lot of the causes of neck and headache, and even migraines, are tooth-related. This article will focus on how some of these headaches relate to dentistry and what treatment options you can use to relieve them. Read More 

How to Keep Your Invisalign Retainers Clean

21 November 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When you go to the dentist, they instruct you on how to keep your teeth clean and fresh  It is equally important to keep your Invisalign retainers clean and fresh. Invisalign allows you to straighten your teeth without the need to wear braces. You never have to go without eating popcorn or eating a chewy caramel because you can take the retainers out in order to eat.  The downside is that they can get a film on them from plaque, become smelly, get discolored and feel dirty. Read More 

Root Canals - Not As Scary As You May Think

20 November 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If your dentist has recommended that you get a root canal, your first reaction may be one of fear. There have been many myths over the years about the pain associated with getting a root canal. In actuality, the pain of a root canal is similar to that of getting a filling. Dentists and endodontists have come a long way in making their patients comfortable when having a root canal procedure done. Read More 

Types Of Porcelain Crowns

19 November 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Crowns can vary quite a bit, but what they all share in common is that they encapsulate or cover a tooth or implant. This is different from veneers since they are a complete replacement of the surface area of the tooth, rather than a thin surface covering for the sake of protecting or improving the aesthetics of an otherwise decent tooth. Crowns are usually necessary when a tooth has been structurally compromised, needs to be restored--or, similar to some forms of dentures, is being mounted as part of an implant. Read More 

How To Quickly Take Care Of A Dental Emergency

18 November 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If your tooth has been knocked out, cracked, or chipped, or if you're experiencing severe mouth pain or bleeding, you're one of many Americans who is experiencing a dental emergency. That may seem serious, especially since many accidents happen when your primary dentist's office is closed. However, though time is of the essence, it's generally possible to see a dentist at any time of day or night – and as a bonus, your insurance may help cover emergency dental care procedures even if you aren't seeing your regular dentist. Read More