There is a vast number of adults, and not just children, that suffer from fear of the dentist. Avoidance of dental check ups can lead to long term dental problems down the road if left unchecked. This is not an uncommon fear however, and there are many tools to deal with your own dental anxiety.
We all know that a smile is a gateway to the soul, but did you know that’s it’s also a gateway to confidence? Many people will tell you that a person’s smile can tell them a lot about their character and a smile can also be contagious. As dentists, we love to see people smile!
Brux·ism /ˈbrəksizəm/ (noun) – The involuntary or habitual grinding of teeth, mainly noted during sleep. Do you feel like you always have tension in your jaw? Do you ever catch yourself clenching your mouth during the day? Unresolved headaches? Keep reading to find out if you have a case of tight jaw syndrome otherwise known
Let’s talk teeth. After all, we are dentists and we love what we do! There are many advantages to having a nice set of white pearls, but we have put together the top 10! So read on, and see why having a nice white smile may not just be for the looks. TOP 10
Are you expecting? If you or anyone you know will be expecting a baby in the near future, it’s never too late to get your teeth checked to ensure a smooth pregnancy for you and your baby. Here’s a list of things to watch out during each stage of your pregnancy: First Trimester Check with
There is no need to be worried if your dentist has prescribed a root canal to treat a damaged or a diseased tooth. Millions of teeth all over the world are saved due to this common procedure. The tooth fairy may be feeling deprived but we assure you that your teeth will thank you for
If you have lost teeth due to damaged or decayed teeth, or even from an injury, replacing them can be easy with dental implants. They are an alternative to bridges, partials and complete dentures and resemble your natural teeth. What are dental implants? Dental implants are artificial roots that are inserted into the jawbone to
Gingivitis, that is! Gingivitis is the most common and mildest form of gum disease in today’s population. It causes the gums to become red and swollen and can even cause bleeding. There are many factors that can contribute to gingivitis and amongst these are smoking, diabetes, inadequate nutrition, substance abuse, systemic disease and certain medication
You can start your child on a path to good oral habits long before they can speak and before their first tooth comes in. Soon after they’re born, wrap a soft damp cloth around your finger and gently wipe their gums twice a day. Wiping their gums is also an effective way to prevent bacteria