Do you make sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year to check on your oral health? Learn why dental visits are so important.

3 Common Cosmetic Problems Dental Bonding Can Correct

23 November 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you are finally ready to fix your teeth so you can have a smile you are proud of, you may want to visit a cosmetic dentist. Cosmetic dentistry primarily focuses on improving the looks of teeth, rather than on fixing actual dental problems, such as cavities. There are many products available to fix all types of tooth defects, and you can find out what your mouth needs when you visit the dentist. Read More …

Family Dentist: 3 Development Checkpoints That a Family Dentist Should Keep an Eye On

18 November 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Choosing a specific dentist as your family's primary dentist is amazingly beneficial when you have children. If you continue to visit the same dentist year after year, the dentist will have a more complete profile on the dental health and condition of each member in your family. The dentist will be able to catch minor dental problems before they worsen. In particular, a family dentist can monitor the dental-development checkpoints in young children and be the first to be alerted when anomalies appear. Read More …

An Overview of the Tooth-Extraction Procedure

17 November 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Tooth extraction is a procedure that can provide incredible relief from the pain of a decayed or broken tooth. Unfortunately, many people are wary of having a tooth removed because they are unsure about the process that is used and worry that it will be painful. Here is an overview of the tooth-extraction procedure to help you decide whether tooth extraction is right for you. Using Anesthesia The first thing your dentist will do to start the extraction procedure is numb the tooth and the tissues around it. Read More …

Dental Anxiety Got You Down? 4 Things You Must Know Before Having A Root Canal Performed

24 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

When it comes to dental fears, restorative processes like root canals nearly always top the list of procedures that give people the most anxiety. Fear of root canals often comes from anticipation of the unknown and the spread of erroneous information about the procedure. Therefore, it is wise for individuals with dental anxiety to learn all they can about root canals before the need for this restorative procedure arises. If you have anxiety about dental care, here are four things you must know about having a root canal performed. Read More …

5 Tips For Successful Breastfeeding After A Frenectomy

20 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you are a breastfeeding mother, you may have noticed that your child had a tongue tie at an early age, as a tongue tie can cause issues with a child's breastfeeding latch. If you and your child's pediatrician have decided that an infant frenectomy is the best option for your child, you may be excited about breastfeeding your child after the procedure or nervous about trying to breastfeed again. Below are some tips to help support successful breastfeeding after a frenectomy. Read More …