Archive for January, 2016

What are the side effects of IV sedation?

IV sedation is a form of sedation dentistry that helps our oral surgeon improve a patient’s level of care and comfort. Sedation dentistry is not a new practice; in fact, dental professionals have been using sedatives for centuries – especially when it comes to providing surgical and complex care. Since we only utilize FDA-approved drugs […]

Are dental implants affordable?

Missing teeth has devastating effects on a person’s well-being and oral health. Dental professionals recommend replacing lost teeth as soon as possible to stave off the far-reaching effects of tooth loss.  When evaluating your tooth replacement options, you are probably considering cost in your decision making process. Although upfront costs of dental implants are higher […]

Common Misconceptions About Dental Health

In an effort to improve public health, many medical professionals are striving to dispel common misconceptions about dental and oral conditions. Even though information is literally at our fingertips through Internet searches, myths and misconceptions still exist. Some folks simply overlook the importance of visiting the dentist and practicing good oral hygiene while others may […]