Monthly Archives: September 2018

Patients’ Top Questions About Dental Anesthesia

2018-10-12T06:09:31+00:00September 28th, 2018|Dental Anxiety, Uncategorized|

Dental anxiety and discomfort are more common than most people realize. They are also a bigger problem than you might expect. If a simple routine visit to the dentist causes you to worry, panic, fret, or lose sleep, then this causes stress that can detract from your mental well-being. Such stress can make it hard

Why a Root Canal is Good News!

2018-09-28T04:09:39+00:00September 28th, 2018|Restorative Dentistry, Root Canal|

Of all the dental procedures you can talk about, “root canal” is the phrase that causes the most frowns. Tell someone you need a root canal, and see what kind of a reaction you get. Something about those two little words seems to imply a torturous treatment designed to make patients dread their upcoming dental

Top Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

2018-09-28T04:22:19+00:00September 18th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening|

Many patients are meticulous about their oral health, but never consider aesthetic dentistry treatments for themselves. Why is this? There are a lot of myths out there about cosmetic dentistry, many of which we encounter when discussing oral health with our patients. If you have unsightly flaws in your smile, you don’t have to accept

5 Reasons Why You Need a Dentist for Clear Aligner Orthodontics

2018-09-06T21:30:29+00:00September 6th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics|

You’ve probably seen advertisements for certain “Smile Clubs” that send you orthodontic aligners through the mail without going through a dentist. They cost significantly less than Invisalign, and claim to use the same process to make the aligners. While it may be tempting to take your orthodontic treatment into your own hands with direct-to-consumer aligners,