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Why Choose a Custom Oral Appliance?


The American Academy of Sleep Medicine says so: Oral appliances should be fitted by qualified dental personnel who are trained and experienced in the overall care of oral health, the temporomandibular joint, dental occlusion and associated oral structures.It may be more than snoring!: Only a custom appliance can treat obstructive sleep apnea. In a 2008 study comparing the efficacy of prefabricated anti-snoring devices with custom-made oral...


Why do dental implants cost so much?


For many people, when it comes to deciding whether or not they should opt for a dental implant procedure, it’s often the cost that tends to sway them towards other forms of tooth replacement. So why are they so expensive?In essence it’s a culmination of factors including:·  The cost of materials used in the implant itself·  The experience of the surgeon needed to fit them·  The running costs of...


Common questions and answers regarding sedation dentistry


Sedation dentistry — you know it can help you receive the dental care you need comfortably, but beyond that you may have some questions. The sleep dentists have put together an FAQ to help. Keep reading to learn more from your sedation dentist!Who does sedation dentistry help? Sedation dentistry has a number of useful applications. Primarily, it helps patients with mild to severe fear related to the dentist receive the relaxing care they need....


Fluoride treatments for adults


Are Adult Fluoride Treatments Necessary?Every single day, your body takes in fluoride and loses fluoride. The way you take in fluoride is through foods you eat and water. The way you lose fluoride is through demineralization of your teeh when acids caused by plaque bacteria and sugars in your mouth attack tooth enamel. You can "put fluoride back" (as well as calcium and phosphate) into your tooth’s enamel layer by eating healthy foods and...


What are the differences between Lumineers® and Veneers?


Dental veneers can rejuvenate your smile by covering and concealing a wide array of cosmetic concerns. Whether you have cracks, chips, stains, gaps, or mild tooth misalignment, our cosmetic dentist offers a variety of dental veneer options that can give you a more vibrant and youthful smile. Since there are so many types of veneers to choose from, our cosmetic dentist uses the initial consultation process as a time to help you explore your...


6 Home Remedies For A Toothache That Will Make The Pain Go Away


It may not be the most interesting topic, but this article will sure bring joy to those who are oftentimes bothered with a severe toothache. It is not a problem of modern times, and historical records show that even cavemen had cavities, but there were not dentists at the time to treat their problem.But, same as this ache has been here since always, there are particular natural remedies that ‘share the same age’ as the ailment they are meant...


What happens during a root canal treatment?


What happens during a root canal treatment?First and foremost, the patient’s mouth is made very numb. Typically, an opening is made in the center of the tooth to gain entry into the dental pulp, which contains the nerve. This access opening is made with the dentist’s drill and the sensation is akin to having a cavity treated. Aside from the usual water spray and dental noise (my patients find that headphones and a good selection of music are...


Why is dental care so expensive?


The cost of Dental Care:We hear it all of the time that dentistry is expensive but never really addressed this issue until a reader recently wanted to know what is behind the high cost of delivering high quality dental care.  The cost of dentistry has gone up in past years like everything else. Listed are some of the factors that go into the cost of delivering dentistry.·  Propersterilization infection control for safe delivery of...


Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after


When you need a root canal? If the cause of your teeth pain is serious decay or infection in the tooth pulp, your dentist may recommend a root canal. A root canal is a multi-step dental procedure that involves removing the infected tooth pulp (and sometimes the nerve) from a tooth, and sealing it to protect against future teeth pain. Not all types of teeth pain are indications for a root canal. But signs of infection severe enough to require a...


The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry


While general dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and treating oral disease, cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of a person's teeth and smile. In other words restorative, general and/or family dental practices address dental problems that require necessary treatment, whereas cosmetic dentistry provides elective – or desired – treatments or services. Cosmetic dentistry may also provide...


The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

Floss or not to floss

If you follow any social media site I’m sure you’ve come across the recent...
The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

While general dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and...
The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

Invisalign Treatment Process and Its Benefits

Invisalign DentistMany adults don’t want to have their teeth straightened...
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Parents guide for dental health for kids

Prior to baby’s birth, and by the third week post conception, the baby’s...
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Patients guide to sedation dentistry

What is Sedation Dentistry? Sedation dentistry goes by several names –...
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The guide to dental implants

What is a Dental Implant? Dental implants are the treatment of choice for...
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Top 12 things to look for in a good dentist

Finding the best dentist is a bit difficult, but finding a good dentist can be...
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Ultimate guide to dental emergencies

Today, I want to talk about dental emergencies that we see in the dental office...
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Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after

When you need a root canal? If the cause of your teeth pain is serious decay or...
The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

Things to do when you child has a dental emergency

Dental problems for kids may arise suddenly. When a tooth becomes dislodged or...
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When Will My Baby Start Getting Teeth?

TeethingTeething, the process of baby (primary) teeth coming through the gums...
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What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?

What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?Tooth brushing is one of the most...
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Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)

Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)Parents are often concerned...
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How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?

How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?Good oral hygiene removes bacteria and the left...
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Brushing, flossing, and eating healthy for kids

Brushing tips for kidsStarting at birth, clean your child's gums with a soft...