Archive for September, 2013

How will I know if I need sedation during my dental procedure?

Sedation dentistry helps an untold number of patients get the dental care that they need. The relaxing medications used in this approach can help patients overcome any anxiety they may feel about their dental procedures. When patients choose sedation dentistry, they receive anti-anxiety medications that help them achieve a state of deep relaxation. Although the […]

Could your toothache be something more serious?

Many patients may dismiss a toothache, pop a few aspirin or ibuprofen and wait for some relief. However, this may be a mistake in some cases, when a toothache is really a symptom of a more serious dental problem. A toothache should never be ignored. If you are experiencing a toothache or some other type […]

Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums throughout the Retirement Years

In years past, tooth loss often accompanied aging, often because patients lacked access to routine dental care or because advanced tooth-saving treatments had not yet been developed. As a result, most patients would eventually get dentures when they got older. Now, dentists and their patients can work together to keep the teeth and gums in […]