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Category: General Dentistry

The Dreaded Root Canal & The Infamous Crown

You know it as the worst procedure to get done at the dental office. Even worse than pulling teeth! (That joke NEVER gets old!)
Many times I get asked when I prescribe a crown as the recommended treatment to restore a broken tooth “Do I need a root canal?”

The answer is – usually not.

Podcast – Bite Splints & Night Guards

Night guards, also known as bite splints, are acrylic appliances that protect your teeth from wearing down while you sleep. But why would patients get a bite guard custom made from their dentist when they can pickup a generic one from the local drug store?

Answers to Six Important Dentistry Questions

Everyone has questions for their dentist at one time or another, but how often do you actually think of the questions you have while you’re sitting in the dentist chair? Probably not very often. Here is a list of the most-asked questions to dentists by their patients. Chances are, you have some of these same questions, too.

Q: Are electric toothbrushes better than manual toothbrushes?

A: As far as effectiveness goes…

Dental Resolutions For the New Year

Visiting the dentist should be a priority in 2015 if you would like to maintain a beautiful, healthy smile. Every extra month that passes without a dental visit is a month that could be damaging your teeth and your wallet. Periodontal disease is a contributing factor in many other serious health diseases such as arthritis, […]

Halloween Candy

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, but it is also Halloween season as well. As a general rule, eating candy on a regular basis (especially for children wearing braces), but we realize it is asking a lot for children to completely forego Halloween. In order to minimize the amount of damage to teeth and braces, […]