Archive for April, 2016

Negative Effects of Brushing Too Hard

While brushing your teeth thoroughly is an essential component of a robust oral hygiene routine, it is possible to overdo it. In fact, when you brush your teeth too hard, you may actually end up damaging your teeth and your gums. In some cases, the damage may necessitate treatment from a dentist or a specialist […]

Dental Implants: Preserve Appearance and Functionality

When the time comes to replace a missing tooth, it’s important to think about how the device will affect the function of your smile in addition to its aesthetics. Dental implants are the only structurally complete treatment for tooth loss. They look, fit and work much like your biological teeth do. Older tooth replacement appliances, […]

I have a hard time sitting still – can oral sedation help?

For especially fidgety patients, it can be hard to fathom remaining relatively still throughout an entire oral surgery procedure, like a wisdom tooth extraction or dental implant placement. Fortunately, oral sedation can help such patients overcome this potential obstacle to getting the dental care that they need. Oral sedation helps the patient achieve a deep […]