How To Prepare For Veneer Installation

If you're thinking about getting veneers, you are probably very excited. If you have seen the results others have had, you know that veneers can be a very effective treatment for correcting any dental issues you have. However, you may be wondering what to expect during the entire process. Take a closer look at what you can expect from your installation procedure. Oral Health Preparation  As part of the preparation for veneers. Read More 

Your Guide To Cavities

Many people struggle with their oral health. However, even if you eat an oral-friendly diet and brush regularly, you may develop a cavity. Cavities can vary in size and severity, but they should all be treated. If you would like to know more about cavities, keep reading. What Causes Cavities? Cavities develop when the tooth's enamel breaks down. Factors that can affect tooth enamel include: Bacteria Acidic foods/beverages Sugary foods/beverages Foods high in simple carbohydrates Plaque Tartar Acid from foods, plaque, and bacteria break down the tooth's enamel and break into the dentin to create a cavity or decaying and dead tooth tissue. Read More 

Follow These Tips To Alleviate Dental Anxiety In Little Children

Many people dread visiting the dentist regardless of their age. Perhaps this is because of an unpleasant experience or a generalized fear that professional tooth care and dental treatment are painful. Kids generally learn this fear of the dentist from older family members. However, you must not allow fear and anxiety to overwhelm your child because it could mean a lifetime of poor or inexpert dental health care. Here are some tips to help you alleviate dental anxiety in small kids: Read More 

Why Your Root Canal Might Feature a Pause in the Middle

Your upcoming root canal procedure will feature a pause in the middle. The first stage of the process involves removing the tooth's infected pulp (which is its nerve) and filling the empty pulp chamber with a natural latex called gutta-percha. The final stage is giving the tooth a permanent cavity (and possibly a dental crown). Between these stages, there's a pause when your tooth will be fitted with a temporary crown. Read More 

Ways How Wisdom Teeth Removal Prevents Future Dental Problems

For many people, wisdom teeth removal is about much more than preventing pain. In fact, getting your wisdom teeth removed can actually help prevent future dental problems. If your dentist recommends removing your wisdom teeth, there are a few reasons why this could be. Here are a few issues wisdom teeth removal can prevent. Wisdom Teeth Removal Prevents Overcrowding If your wisdom teeth are left in, they can cause your other teeth to become crowded. Read More