Archive for January, 2017

5 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Neglect Your Oral Health

Foregoing regular dental checkups and cleanings or not practicing proper oral hygiene can take a toll on your overall well-being. Neglecting your oral health can have lasting effects on your daily life and future. From increasing healthcare costs to resulting in costly or time-consuming treatments, neglecting your oral health can have great effects on your […]

Can sedation dentistry benefit a restless or anxious child?

Receiving oral treatment can be difficult for children, especially when being still and calm is essential to having an effective and comfortable procedure. Sedation dentistry can be of great benefit for children, especially since some of the sounds and sensations they experience can be new and concerning. Using sedation promotes a relaxing and calm experience […]

Do all patients need to have their wisdom teeth extracted?

Wisdom teeth are the most commonly extracted teeth among adults. This is because the emergence of these teeth can lead to the development of oral disease and problems including tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease, abscesses, TMJ disorder, and misaligned teeth. For the most part, dental professionals recommend the removal of wisdom teeth for almost all […]