According to the Dental Research Journal, dental abscess was a poorly discussed topic of medical science until the late 1900s. Enter this millennium and it’s something dentists and dental patients … read more
The Myth Behind Root Canals Causing Cancer
When cancer and root canal are placed in a headline together, it can understandably bring about nightmarish feelings of fear in people. Though a root canal is a common procedure … read more
Why do I need a crown?
You may not be a princess or a prince, but—dentally speaking—a crown may be required to make you look and feel your best. Although precious metals like gold can be … read more
Do’s and Don’ts after a Tooth Extraction
While the concept of tooth extraction may sound scary, it’s a painless removal of a tooth, along with its roots, with minimal impact to the gums and tooth socket surrounding … read more
When Is Tooth Extraction Necessary?
If you ask the Tooth Fairy, she’d give you 20 baby teeth reasons to pull a tooth. But when it comes to adult teeth, extraction is a serious medical procedure. … read more
Learn About Pulp Diseases
You often hear about how important it is to keep your teeth and gums clean, but do you know about pulp disease? The pulp area of your teeth is the … read more
What Constitutes A Dental Emergency?
Some dental emergencies are more obvious than others: bleeding from the mouth, a tooth that got knocked out, or a toothache severe enough to make you want to pull it … read more
Are Needles In The Dental Office Becoming A Thing Of The Past?
If you blanch at the thought of getting a shot at the dentist, you’re not alone: as many as 20 million Americans are afraid of needles. In fact, this fear … read more
Question: Do I Need To Take Antibiotics Before Dental Procedures If I Have A Heart Condition?
If you have a heart condition, you may have heard that in some rare circumstances, antibiotics should be taken before you have a dental procedure. Chances are, however, you won’t … read more
Why Do Teeth Chip Or Break?
Although chipping or breaking a tooth may seem entirely avoidable, it’s actually one of the most common dental problems and can happen for a whole host of reasons — some … read more