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What Is Dry Socket?

Dry socket is one of the more dreaded complications of tooth extraction. A dry socket is a painful experience that prolongs the recovery period for the patient and can lead to even more severe complications if it is not treated properly. Today we’re going to examine what dry socket is, how it’s treated and (most […]

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What Are My Sedation Options For Oral Surgery?

Going to the dentist is a daunting experience for thousands of people out there. That trepidation only becomes more pronounced when someone needs to go in for something more than a simple teeth cleaning appointment. Odds are that good that you will need oral surgery at some point in your life. When that time comes, […]

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How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?    One of the most common dental complaints amongst the average American is tooth discoloration. There are a million different factors that contribute to teeth staining. Some of the most common include frequent drinking of liquids like coffee, tea and red wine. Other foods like curry, red sauce and […]

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Should Mouthwash Be A Part Of My Daily Routine?

The key to good teeth is deceiving simple: consistent strong dental hygiene practices over a lifetime. Easier said than done, we know but it is true. A strong home oral hygiene routine is the best way to keep your mouth healthy. What is a strong oral hygiene routine? Is mouthwash an important part of that? […]

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What Are The Best Foods To Eat After Dental Surgery?

Dental surgery is incredibly commonplace these days. Most people in the United States will experience at least one oral surgery in their lifetime. Luckily, with modern technology oral surgery is often quick and painless. The most difficult part of any dental procedure for the patient is the recovery process. Today we’ll answer one of the […]

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What’s The Best Way To Speed Up Recovery From Dental Implant Surgery?

Dental implants are an increasingly common dental procedure. As with any surgery, recovery will vary drastically depending on the type of procedure and the demographics of the patient. However, there are a few tricks that any dental-implant patient can use to speed up the recovery for dental implants.    Swelling Swelling is one of the […]

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What Is A Root Canal?

Dentistry has had a PR problem for years. A big reason behind that has to be the relative mystery surrounding dental problems and the memory of how severe any tooth pain can be. As a result, dental terms like “cavity” and “root canal” have found their way into the colloquial vernacular of the general populace, […]

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Do Adults Need To Worry About Wisdom Teeth?

Most people have their wisdom teeth taken out when they are teenagers. However, there are still millions of people out there who enter adulthood with their wisdom teeth. Even if those teeth have not become symptomatic yet, the odds are good that eventually they will. That’s why most adults who still have their wisdom teeth […]

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Why Can’t Children Get Dental Implants?

Quality dental implants can improve a patient’s quality of life immeasurably for the life of the implant, which with modern implants can be decades. Knowing how important dental implants can be for oral injuries, many parents find themselves wondering if a dental implant might be a viable solution for a child who has suffered permanent […]

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What’s The Difference Between Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry?

Many people don’t realize that dentistry isn’t an all encompassing term. Like many medical professions, there is simply too much information out there for one person to be a master of it all. That’s why it’s common practice for a dentist to choose a specific discipline within dentistry to specialize in. Generally, those specializations can […]

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