Worried About Root Canal Pain? What You Need To Know

If you are in pain and your dentist suggests you need a root canal, you might feel a twinge of fear. Root canals are often thought to be uncomfortable or even painful. However, advances in dental technology make the process rather quick and virtually painless. The following are some things you need to know before you have your first root canal: Is the Procedure Painful? One of the first questions you might have is whether or not the root canal itself will hurt.   Read More...

Bad Breath: What Is Behind It?

Bad breath is not just an embarrassing social problem. If you have bad breath, it's important to speak to your dentist so that they can identify the underlying cause and treat it. Read on and find out what is causing your bad breath and what you should do to remedy things. Your Diet  Certain foods that taste wonderful when you eat them can leave behind less-than-pleasant odors. Garlic, salsa, and other highly spiced foods and drinks will leave a lingering odor that others can detect.   Read More...

Laser Dentistry Offers A Revolutionary Way To Treat Many Dental Problems

Laser technology has been developed as a dental tool that can treat many conditions that affect the teeth, gums, and other soft tissues of the mouth. Laser dentistry is often less invasive than other traditional treatment methods that may require drilling and incisions to complete. More dentists are now using laser therapy to help them perform these and many other dental treatments.  Cavity Treatment Patients who fear the dentist's drill can feel better about having their cavities filled by a dentist who has the laser equipment to do the work.   Read More...

Tips For Using An Electric Toothbrush

Have you switched over to an electric toothbrush so that you do a better job at brushing your teeth? If so, know that you still need to use it the right way for it to be effective. Here are some tips for using your electric toothbrush. Use A Small Amount Of Toothpaste You do not need that much toothpaste to use an electric toothbrush. You only need to apply enough toothpaste to form the size of a large pea on the toothbrush.   Read More...

Helpful Facts For New Invisalign Patients

Clear aligners are a discreet alternative to metal braces. Both types of orthodontic treatment fulfill the same function in slightly different ways. You can get Invisalign retainers from an orthodontist or your regular dentist. Many patients prefer clear aligners since they don't need to alter their diets or lifestyles in order to use them. Invisalign is a safe and healthy way to change the shape of your smile. Here are some of the things patients should know when beginning treatment:   Read More...