Archive for December, 2012

Sedation Dentistry: Will I feel groggy after my treatment is over?

Many patients choose sedation dentistry when undergoing oral surgery, and for good reason. Sedation dentistry helps improve the patient experience, and for some particularly fearful patients, it’s the primary factor that helps them access much needed treatment. The drugs in sedation dentistry help patients achieve a state of deep relaxation while remaining conscious. One popular […]

Stop Jawbone Atrophy with Dental Implants

One of the most significant advances in modern dentistry over the past few decades is the dental implant. This innovative device allows patients to get a complete structural tooth replacement when a natural tooth is lost to decay or disease. If your dentist recommends a bridge or dentures (depending on how many teeth you’ve lost), […]

Can migraine headaches signal a dental problem?

If you get migraines, you may think that you’re familiar with all of the things that might trigger them. Hormones, chocolate, stress and bright lights often are some of the first to come to mind. Did you know, though, that the root of your severe headaches may be somewhere in your mouth? Yes, a visit […]