Dentophobia: Overcoming Your Fear of the Dentist

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One of the most common reasons that people neglect their oral health is their fear of dental work. Dentophobia shouldn’t stop you from receiving the oral treatment you both want and need. Advancements in dental care have allowed for anyone to have a comfortable experience at the dentist with sedation dentistry. This article will explore your options for having a stress-free visit to the dentist. Do Your Research: When considering any dental procedure in the […]

Crowns (Caps)

A crown (sometimes called a cap) is a covering that completely encases the tooth surface, thereby restoring it to the original shape and size—or in some cases, improving the original tooth’s size / shape.  A crown provides strength and protection for tooth structure that can’t be effectively restored by fillings or other common procedures. There are several types of crowns, of which porcelain (tooth colored) crowns are the most popular.  Porcelain is a highly durable […]

Sedation Dentistry

Who needs to use sedation dentistry? It’s not a secret that most people don’t like going to the dentist. The truth is that many people go for years without ever having a dental check-up or even a cleaning. Some excuses (reasons?) for avoiding dentists include the following: Fear of dental instruments, needles, drills, etc. Previous experiences involving traumatic dental care Teeth that are highly sensitive or that don’t respond properly to anesthetic (numbing) treatment. Fear […]

Restorations

Thanks to widespread use of fluorides and improved patient awareness, the incidence of tooth decay has been substantially diminished. In spite of these improvements, though, teeth are still susceptible to infection, breakage and decay.  It’s sometimes necessary to enlist the intervention of trained professionals to restore damaged teeth to good health.  By utilizing modern technology and improved methods, we can now offer more and better options for restoring a tooth to its original appearance, function […]

Whitening Dentistry

Tooth whitening (sometimes called “bleaching”) is a simple and non-invasive dental treatment that can change the color of your natural tooth enamel. For individuals whose teeth are stained, or that have unattractive color, tooth whitening offers a relatively simple way to enhance and beautify your smile. Having brighter, whiter teeth has become one of the most significant aesthetic concerns of many dental patients. There are several available methods of whitening teeth.   One of the most […]

Dental Implants

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Dental Implants provide a secure, long term alternative to removable dentures, whether partial or complete. When you are faced with the misfortune of needing to replace missing or badly damaged teeth, dental implants offer a superior option, since they provide exceptional support and stability for dental appliances. Dental Implants (usually made of titanium) serve as artificial roots.  Implants are surgically placed directly into the jaw bone of the upper or lower gums. When teeth are […]

Aesthetic Dentistry

During the past decade the field of cosmetic dentistry (also called “Aesthetic Dentistry”) has seen a dramatic surge of interest. Everyone realizes that our appearance is significantly enhanced by having a bright, beautiful smile.  Thankfully, advances in modern cosmetic dentistry have made it possible to painlessly and inexpensively improve the appearance of our teeth. These advances have enabled many of us to smile with renewed confidence.     Cosmetic Dental Treatments offer these options:     Replace […]

Full Mouth Reconstruction

FAQ about Full Mouth Restoration Q: What constitutes a full-mouth restoration? A: Full-mouth restoration is sometimes referred to as Full-mouth reconstruction.  No matter what you call it, the process combines several dentistry procedures which, when properly integrated, will enhance and improve both your health and the appearance of your smile. Full mouth reconstruction / restoration is usually recommended for clients whose teeth are damaged, severely worn, or which are completely missing.  It may also be […]