Scaling and Root Planing: A Treatment for Gum Disease

If you have recently noticed constant bad breath or red, swollen, or receding gums, you could be a victim of gum disease, and it’s very important to treat it right away. Gum disease is a serious and dangerous condition that attacks your smile and ruins your oral health. There are many different kinds of treatments… Read more »

Are Dental Implants a Good Match for You?

For the last 25 years, dental implants have revolutionized dentistry, offering the successful replacement of the tooth roots of lost teeth. They can replace the missing tooth without anyone being the wiser. What does your dentist look for to determine if you are a good candidate for dental implant restoration? Age Believe it or not,… Read more »

Protect Your Teeth After Teeth Whitening

As you probably know, your smile can lead to a great first impression or a disappointing one. For this reason—along with a variety of others—Americans spend millions of dollars every year on teeth whitening. Unfortunately, if you don’t care for your smile well after it is whitened, you could quickly find yourself unhappy with your… Read more »

Is Sedation Dentistry Right for You?

Do you experience anxiety when you sit in a dental chair, open your mouth wide and say “Ahh”? Many people experience some fear of visiting the dentist, so you are not alone. Not only that, but there are procedures where your dentist will recommend sedation for you. Sedation dentistry uses medication to help you relax…. Read more »

Recovering from Multiple Tooth Extractions

Multiple extractions, such as those performed before getting a partial or complete denture, will often require surgical extraction. This is even more likely if advanced periodontal disease is the root cause that is requiring the extractions. Multiple extraction procedures are usually an outpatient procedure. They generally take longer than single extractions and they require sedation… Read more »