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  • Important Tips For Treating Periodontal Disease

    23 July 2015

    Periodontal disease is a serious threat to your general dental health. It's a condition that causes your gum tissue to detach from your teeth, exposing the roots and bone underneath the gums. When left untreated, it can progress significantly, damaging the roots of teeth. The severity of your condition is determined by how much space there is between your teeth and the gums. If your dentist has diagnosed you with periodontal disease, here's what you need to know to treat it.

  • Before You Go: Preparing to Make Your Child's Dentist Visits a Success

    30 June 2015

    Choosing the right dentist for a young child is an important decision; it may shape their lifelong relationship towards dentists and dental hygiene. Even before your first appointment, there are some things that you can do to make these initial visits a success.  Choose a Children's Dentist Finding a pediatric dentist is a good idea for many reasons. From a care perspective, dentists that deal exclusively with children might provide a higher level of child-specific care.

  • 4 Health Benefits Of Seeing A Cosmetic Dentist

    15 June 2015

    If you are unhappy with your smile either because it is discolored, you have missing teeth, or you have crooked teeth, you may have considered going to a cosmetic dentist to fix these issues. However, some people with these problems feel that it will only resolve their appearances and nothing else health-wise, so they avoid it in order to save money. Cosmetic dental work can be expensive, but there is good reason to spend the money: there are many health benefits that come with cosmetic treatment.

  • 3 Facts about Dental Veneers

    27 May 2015

    Dental veneers work great for those that have cosmetic issues with their teeth, and do not want to experience a lengthy procedure to correct the issue. By attaching a porcelain shells to the teeth, nobody will be able to tell what they originally looked like. Here are 3 facts about dental veneers that you should know about before getting the procedure done. Dental Veneers Will Improve Your Teeth Immediately If you have teeth that have gaps or are misaligned, braces are a cheap and effective way to correct the problem.

  • Three Tips To Prepare Your Special Need's Child For Their First Dental Visit

    4 May 2015

    If your child has special needs, you may be worried about how they'll react at their first dental appointment. Below are three tips on making your child's first and subsequent appointments easier—for them and for you.   1. Practice Good Hygiene at Home New environments can be scary, but even more so if your child doesn't have much experience with dental hygiene in general. It's important to start young, so as to instill a lifelong habit of good dental care.

  • New Approaches For Reducing Pain At The Dentist

    15 April 2015

    One of the worst things about going to the dentist is having to deal with the dread of coming pain. Fortunately, there are a few new approaches in dentistry that you can take advantage of for making your experience there less painful. Dentist Spa In many cases, pain is all about context and framing. You come to associate the familiar look and experience of the dentist's office with a hard time approaching, so you get anxious about it.

  • Is It Normal For Your Tooth To Be Sensitive After A Filling?

    25 March 2015

    You return home from your dentist appointment, and wait an hour or two for the numbness to wear off. Once you can feel your cheeks again, you're delighted to finally sip a cup of coffee without having it run embarrassingly down your face. There's just one problem – when the warm liquid hits the tooth you just had filled, a painful sensation shoots down into your jaw. Is this normal, or should you rush back to the dentist?