Uncovering the Secrets of Root Canal Treatment

27 March 2024
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The mere mention of a root canal can send shivers down anyone's spine, as the procedure is often misunderstood. The truth is root canal treatment is a standard dental procedure designed to save and restore teeth that are severely infected or decayed. Here are five key insights into what you can expect from this restorative dental therapy, with the hope of demystifying the experience for those in the dental chair. Read More 

What’s Up With That Gray Tooth? Time to See the Dentist?

8 November 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed one of your pearly whites isn't so white anymore? Instead, it's turned a shade of gray. It's not the most pleasant surprise, is it? But don't panic just yet. There's usually a reason why it's happening, and more often than not, it's something a dentist can help with. Why Does a Tooth Turn Gray? Teeth can turn gray for a few reasons. Read More 

What To Expect During A Cavity-Filling Procedure

26 October 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Visiting a dentist for a cavity-filling procedure can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time visiting a dentist. But don't worry; it's one of the most common dental procedures and is relatively simple. There's no doubt that many people dread going to the dentist. Despite it being a short visit, the fear of the unknown can be overwhelming. But rest assured, if you are informed and know what to expect, the process will be less intimidating. Read More 

5 Reasons Regular Dental X-Rays Are So Important

14 August 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dentists have been performing visual inspections even since dentistry began, but today's practitioners are also able to use X-rays to see areas that just aren't visible to the naked eye. Though getting regular dental X-rays might not seem necessary, they can actually help prevent everything from tooth loss to spreading infections. Here are just five reasons you should see your dentist for regular X-rays. 1. Check for Decay Decay is a leading cause of tooth loss, and dentists can often identify it through a standard visual inspection of your teeth. Read More 

How Dental Implants Help to Preserve the Rest of Your Teeth

13 June 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The loss of a permanent adult tooth sets off a series of dental events. Even though these events don't take place immediately, or even that quickly, the loss of a single tooth can have a destructive effect on your oral health. So what are these effects, and what's the best way to prevent them from happening? Specific Functions Each tooth in your mouth fulfils a specific function. Generally speaking, the teeth at the front of your mouth (anterior teeth) grip and rip pieces of food. Read More