Can You Get Braces If You’re Sensitive To Pain?

Everyone processes pain and discomfort differently. While some people have a higher tolerance to pain, others have a lower tolerance. If you find that you're sensitive to pain, you might be worried about the idea of getting braces. After all, braces move your teeth around. If you're scared that this might hurt, here's what you should know about potential braces discomfort and how you can handle it. Slow and Steady Read More 

How To Know If Your New Dental Crown Is Too High

Dental crowns shouldn't trigger any irregularity with your bite (the way in which your upper and lower teeth connect when your mouth is closed). If anything, correcting a damaged tooth should fix any bite problems you might have been experiencing. So why does it feel like your new dental crown has changed the configuration of your bite pattern? Subtle Changes Any changes to your bite pattern after receiving a new dental crown will be subtle. Read More 

Signs Of Gum Disease: What To Know

Gum disease is one of the most common dental problems that people can experience. It is often the result of haphazard dental care at home, avoidance of the dentist, and poor diet management. However, you can also be more susceptible to gum disease if you have certain health conditions, including diabetes and even pregnancy. If you're wondering if you should see a general dentist about gum disease issues, here are some signs to watch for. Read More 

3 Things To Know About Scaling Your Teeth

Of all the different dental tools that you see used on you during a cleaning, you likely have noticed the dental scaler. This is a tool that the dentist uses to essentially scrape the surface of your teeth. Since it is such a common tool that is used by dentists, it will be good to know a few more things about it. Will A Dental Scaler Damage Your Teeth? One of your concerns about the dental scaler is that there is a lot of scratching going on and you may worry that it is actually harming the surface layer of enamel that is on your teeth. Read More 

Dental Implants: An Excellent Solution For Missing Teeth

Thanks to dental technology advancements, dentures are not the only solutions to teeth loss available today. People with missing teeth can now take advantage of a better alternative: dental implants. Dental implants act as tooth roots that support dental crowns.          When installed by a competent implant surgeon, dental implants offer the same functionality as natural teeth. With good care, they can offer a lifetime service. To that end, here are the compelling reasons to consider dental implants. Read More