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Demystifying the Root Canal

So many of us know the feeling. You’re going about your business, biting into a triple-decker sandwich or perhaps blissfully savoring some soft-serve ice cream as it melts in your mouth, when suddenly you feel it. A killer toothache. For days you wrestle with the pain...

Sedation Dentistry – No Pain, No Problem!

Let’s be honest, we’ve all had those dreadful moments where we anticipate a big procedure. Whether it had to do with your wisdom teeth, some stitches, or anything else, there’s always those moments leading up to it where many of us get anxious and even panic. A lot of...

Everything You Need To Know About Dental Crowns and Bridges

Nobody ever anticipates the day their teeth are going to get damaged or fall out, yet these issues still occur on a regular basis. Tooth loss has become such a common problem for people, that it has reached the point where nearly everybody will lose at least one adult...

Sleep Apnea and How Oral Surgery Can Help

The benefits of oral surgery and hygiene go a lot further then one may think. Problems with the jaw and mouth can be the root of many seemingly unrelated problems. For example oral pain could prevent you from sleeping or even cause severe migraines in some cases. One...

10 Things You Should Know Before Getting Braces

To many, the idea of getting braces is a very hard concept to grasp. It can be a scary experience if you don’t really know what is going on. It can be costly at times, but the results often pay for themselves. Not only do braces help you look and feel better, but they...

Cavities: How They Form and How to Prevent Them

We all hate the dreaded “c” word. Cavities are not only frustrating to deal with but they can become quite time consuming and expensive. Cavities bring discomfort, pain, and potential tooth loss if they aren’t addressed right away. In simplest terms, cavities are...

10 Ways To Improve Your Oral Hygeine

With all the day to day things we put our teeth through, keeping them in their best shape can sometimes prove to be quite the obstacle. We try to eat at least three times a day and that’s not even including all the coffees, drinks, and snacks that we indulge. Let’s...

A History of Sedation Dentistry

Before diving into the complex history of sedation dentistry it’s essential to first understand where sedation dentistry stands in the realm of dental services. The purpose of sedation dentistry is to 1) treat people with anxiety during dental procedures and/or 2)...