Conscious Sedation

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Blog Highlights: Some dental procedures require conscious sedation In order to administer sedation, your dentist must have special training Conscious sedation does not leave any lasting effects Some dental procedures require conscious sedation. Typically, sedation is reserved for more severe and invasive procedures, like those performed by an oral surgeon. Occasionally, as with all medical procedures, complications may arise, but Continue Reading
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Acidic Foods and Teeth: What to Avoid

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Blog Highlights Foods with high levels of acidity can cause the enamel of your teeth to erode over time There are several foods that you should avoid eating by themselves  Other than visiting your dentist it is imperative that you maintain a healthy dental regime Many foods that are considered “healthy” and help contribute to a well-balanced diet Continue Reading
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Tongue Problems and Basic Oral Function

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Blog Highlights A healthy, strong tongue is important for comfortable, easy daily life You can prevent most tongue problems by maintaining good dental hygiene Bad breath is a common, non-life threatening condition that points to a tongue problem A healthy, strong tongue is important for comfortable, easy daily life. Without a well-functioning tongue, you may experience problems with simple tasks Continue Reading
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Our Guide to Halloween

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Blog Highlights Caries or cavities are often caused by long exposure to sugary or sour substances Monitor how much candy you and your family consume Remind your children to brush their teeth twice a day Halloween: a favorite holiday among children; a dentist s worst nightmare. Candies, chocolates, and sugary sweets will fill bowls and bags and mouths. With Halloween only Continue Reading
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Your Teeth at Halloween

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Blog Highlights Teeth are particularly susceptible at Halloween because of the enormous amounts of sweets After your night of eating sweets, take the time to thoroughly brush your teeth Have fun this Halloween, but don t forget to take care of your teeth Halloween is just around the corner and with it a whole host of scary sweets for your healthy Continue Reading
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A Knocked-Out Tooth (Avulsed Tooth)

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Blog Highlights A knocked-out tooth is a serious emergency for permanent teeth The most important thing to do when trying to save an avulsed tooth is to keep it wet A tooth is more likely to be saved if you can get to your dentist within an hour of the accident If one of your teeth has been knocked-out, you Continue Reading
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Dental Emergencies

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Blog Highlights Tooth pain can be caused by a number of things If an injured area becomes infected and is left untreated, the infection can spread to other parts of the head If you’re in pain, it’s an emergency Tooth pain can be caused by a number of things such as hot or cold foods, teeth grinding, or loss of Continue Reading
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Canker Sores (Aphthous Stomatitis or Recurrent Mouth Ulcers)

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Blog Highlights Canker sores are unsightly and painful round sores that develop in your mouth Doctors and dentists are still not sure what causes canker sores Occasionally canker sores may be misdiagnosed Canker sores are painful round sores that develop in your mouth. About 50% of people will experience a canker sore at one point in their life. They can Continue Reading
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Mouth Sores

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Blog Highlights Mouth sores are ugly, painful, and inconvenient Mouth sores can be caused by a number of things Canker sores and cold sores are the most common types of mouth sores Mouth sores are ugly, painful, and inconvenient. In general, mouth sores can be caused by a number of things, including bacterial, viral, or fungal infections, a sharp edge Continue Reading
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Do You Have a Cracked Molar?

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Blog Highlights Molars are especially prone to cracks and fractures A cracked molar can be extremely painful or it may result in little to no pain If your dentist determines that the crack is serious, you will need to get treatment Molars are especially prone to cracks and fractures due to their function and position in our mouths. Molars endure Continue Reading
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