What To Expect From Dental Sedation

If you experience fear and anxiety every time you visit the dentist, you may find yourself avoiding your dental appointments. Since proper preventive care and restorative treatments are necessary to maintain good oral health, avoiding your appointments could result in tooth loss or the need for more extensive dental treatments. Many people develop a fear of the dentist during childhood. They may have heard frightening stories of dental procedures or had a difficult dental experience. Read More 

2 Tips For Preventing Gum Disease

Your dentist does more than help you prevent cavities, they are also able to help you prevent or treat gum disease. While a cavity can cause you to lose a single tooth, gum disease can lead to the loss of all of your teeth. Gum disease in its early stages is sometimes called gingivitis. You may also hear it referred to as periodontal disease. Whatever you call it, working to avoid it entirely or to at least minimize its effects is a must. Read More 

3 Things Your Dentist Will Check Your Teeth For

The American Dental Association recommends that patients get their teeth professionally cleaned and examined every six months. If you can't remember the last time that you saw the dentist, you may not remember what you can expect. The good news is that your dental exam will be fairly basic (as long as there aren't too many issues). From your X-rays to the cleaning, this article will discuss the three basic things that you can expect. Read More 

Why A Dental Hygienist Is Important To Your Dental Health

When you go to the dentist, you may feel like they are not giving you all the attention you need for your situation; it seems the hygienist spends more time with you than the doctor does. However, the truth of the matter is that the hygienist is an important part of your dental health. Take a few minutes to consider the following before you feel unimportant to the dentist. Teeth Cleaning Read More 

Enamel: A Dentist’s First Concern

In order to take proper care of your teeth, it may help to understand what a dentist's first priority is and why. It may also help to know how they may choose to go about protecting that top priority. Your dentist's top concern is enamel protection. Why? Because the enamel is the outer layering of the tooth. The enamel is what protects your teeth, and it is what helps to make the teeth white. Read More