Archive for September, 2020

What to Expect After Teeth Whitening Treatments

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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What you can expect after your teeth whitening treatments.

It is natural that after exposure to food, medication, smoke, and aging processes, our teeth start to become discolored. Professional teeth whitening treatments performed by your dentist are an excellent way to return your teeth to sparkling shades of white. You know that your treatment will return the brightness to your smile, but what happens after your initial teeth whitening treatments? Read on to find out what you can expect after your teeth are whitened.  (more…)

5 Tips for Family Dental Care

Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Investing in family dental care from the beginning will give your children excellent health habits.

Keeping your family’s teeth and gums healthy can feel like a full-time job. But if you start early, you can set a good example for your children while teaching them excellent life habits. Better yet, practicing regular and healthy family dental care can prevent future expenses related to fillings, gum disease, and chipped teeth. By following the tips below, you can ensure that your entire family maintains healthy oral care for years into the future.  (more…)

How To Tell Tooth and Gum Sensitivity Apart

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Do you feel pain when you eat or drink? Learn how to tell whether it may be tooth or gum sensitivity.

Regarding your dental health, the two most primary elements are your gums and teeth. It can be easy to take them for granted until, of course, your mouth is suddenly in pain. This can happen for a variety of reasons, including increased gum and tooth sensitivity. If you can tell the difference between tooth and gum sensitivity, you can start applying the right treatment to your weak spots. Read on to learn the differences between these two types of sensitivities.  (more…)

How Sedation Dentistry Can Help You Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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If you’re anxious about dental procedures, consider sedation dentistry.

Many people fear and dread their annual dentist appointments. However, avoiding regular dental checkups often leads to dental problems that go unchecked and develop into painful problems. Those problems then require more intensive dental work, which can be even more intimidating to those afraid of a dentist appointment. Fortunately, sedation dentistry has been developed specifically to help fearful patients feel more comfortable at the dentist. Sedation dentistry refers to a variety of different levels of sedation, relative to each person’s comfort. Read on to learn more about which sedation may be best for you, and how sedation can help you feel at ease while at the dentist.  (more…)