Archive for July, 2015

Why do I have a dark spot on my tooth?

A dark spot on a tooth can detract from your smile’s appearance, and it can also be an indicator of a significant dental health concern. If you notice such a flaw on a tooth, consult with a professional, such as a dentist or an oral surgeon, to determine what has caused the spot and what […]

What are the side effects of oral sedation?

Sedation dentistry is a valuable tool to help anxious patients tolerate various dental treatments, such as oral surgery. The sedatives have a deeply relaxing effect, putting the patient at ease. Generally, sedation dentistry is quite safe. There may be some side effects with sedation, however, so it’s important to discuss these with your oral surgeon. […]

Beware of an Acidic Diet

If you want to preserve the integrity of your teeth, you’ll want to limit your consumption of acidic foods and beverages, which can eat away at your enamel and potentially cause a number of dental problems. Unfortunately, when enamel erodes, it can cause symptoms such as discoloration or sensitivity. While dentistry offers treatments to counteract […]