Dental Blog

You’re right; dentists are not in the relationship business. But every now and then there come situations where we play a pretty big role in saving them. A couple of years ago we received a call from one of our patients. It was 3 days before his wedding and he had gotten himself into a sticky situation – he was missing half of one of his front teeth.
We are often asked what brand or type of toothpaste we recommend to patients. With all the selections and features out there it’s easier to choose a new car than a tube of toothpaste. So here is a bit of info on your options when it comes to picking your next toothpaste.

My teeth feel fine. Why do I need a dental check-up?

We often see patients at our offices that are in a lot of pain. They have kept putting off their check-up until they find themselves in a very painful emergency situation.

A check-up allows us to see if you have any dental problems and helps you keep your mouth healthy. We can identify problem areas in your mouth that, if they are left untreated, can go unnoticed by patients until they become much more serious.

I bet that whatever came to mind, it wasn’t a happy thought. Yeah, root canals can be painful, but it’s mostly the infection that sucks, not the treatment. So to clear up a bit of confusion and provide some clarity on the procedure, here’s some info on what’s involved in a root canal treatment.

Valentines Day has arrived. And you're either crossing your fingers for perfumes, flowers, and candy – or wishing the calendar could just skip a day.
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