Posts Tagged ‘ Dentistry ’

Don’t Fear the Dentist!

The two most common fears known to man are death and public speaking. Believe it or not, visiting the dentist isn’t far behind. But, it isn’t the pain that patients lose sleep over – it’s the lack of control.   Patients must remember that dentists undergo a minimum of 8 years of schooling before being […]

Three Signs You May Be in Need of Endodontic Treatment

Most likely, you have heard of root canal therapy, also known as endodontic treatment. You may also know that this treatment can save your natural teeth to avoid the need for dental implants or bridges. We love saving teeth! When the tooth’s pulp is infected, we can go in and remove it to avoid further […]

The Evolution of Dental Care: From Finger to Floss

Did you know that the toothbrush is one of the oldest tools that humans still use? In fact, in a survey conducted in 2003, Americans chose the toothbrush as the number one invention over the car, personal computer, cell phone, and microwave. This may come as a shock in a day and age obsessed with […]

Gingivitis 101

  We’ve all heard of Gingivitis, most likely on flashy television commercials proclaiming prevention and cures, or by receiving a warning from your dentist, but do you really know what Gingivitis is and how to prevent and treat it?   Gingivitis is a form of periodontal (gum) disease. It causes inflammation and infection in the […]

Dentures – The End of An Era

You may have heard the term “edentulous”, a term that describes someone that has no teeth. Incredibly, more than 35 million Americans do not have any teeth. Despite advances in dentistry, this number is expected to grow in the next two decades along with an aging baby boomer generation. Tooth loss commonly results from decay […]