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Facts About Nitrous Sedation

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


  Sedation Dentistry refers to the use of sedation during dental treatment. Sedation is most commonly used during extensive procedures. Dentistry has been around for over 100 years, and has continued to evolve over the last 40 years as more options are made available to patients. In order to perform sedation, dentists are required to […]

Cover Those Cracked Tooth and Share a Radiant Smile

Saturday, May 4, 2013


You’re crunching ice or a piece of hard candy when you notice something hard in your mouth that doesn’t melt or dissolve. You get a sick feeling as you realize what it is a piece of broken tooth.   Teeth are remarkably strong, but they can chip, crack (fracture) or break. This can happen in […]

Pain Free With Sedation Dentistry

Friday, May 3, 2013


Millions of people avoid the dentist. Some had traumatic experiences as children. Others suffered pain as adults that they prefer not to have any treatment. Sedation dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. It’s sometimes referred to as “sleep dentistry,” although that’s not entirely accurate. Patients are usually awake with the exception […]

Minor Problems Might Turn Out To Be TMJ/TMD

Monday, April 29, 2013


Temporomandibular joint disorders are problems affecting the jaw joint, usually pain or reduced movement of the joint. There are various causes but mostly it is not a serious condition, and often improves with simple treatments. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw (mandible) to the temporal bone of the […]

The Part of Fluoride in Your Child’s Oral Hygiene

Tuesday, March 5, 2013


Your child’s oral hygiene  should really be provided particular attention particularly during your child’s first year or 6 months just after the appearance of his/her 1st tooth. It really is very common in children to swallow a little quantity of toothpaste when brushing given that they’re not able to spit out all of the toothpaste […]

Learn About Surgical Orthodontics

Sunday, December 30, 2012


What is surgical orthodontics? Sometimes, orthodontic treatment alone is not sufficient to correct serious bite problems, jaw growth abnormalities, and facial imbalances. In such cases, orthognathic surgery or surgical orthodontics may be required to reposition the jaw, thereby functionally improving the patient’s ability to chew, speak, and breathe and/or esthetically improving the facial appearance. Since […]

IV Sedation Is Very Safe And Effective

Sunday, December 30, 2012


  What is IV Sedation? When a drug, usually of the anti-anxiety variety, is administered into the blood system during dental treatment, this is referred to as Intravenous Conscious Sedation (aka “IV sedation”). Conscious sedation is sometimes (incorrectly) referred to as “twilight sleep” or “sleep dentistry”. A lot of dental offices use terms such as […]

Endodontic Treatments

Sunday, October 21, 2012


You probably don’t think of going through endodontic treatment on a daily basis. For some folks though, some teeth symptoms may be an indication that they should at least seek their dentists’ opinions regarding the applicability of the option. Choosing to undergo it can mean a lot to your dental health. The process is actually […]

Invisalign Can Make Your Smile Better

Saturday, October 20, 2012


As previously mentioned, Invisalign is really interesting and cutting edge technology that aligns and straightens your teeth with invisible tools. There are not metal braces or wire and wire brackets to surround your teeth. What it instead uses are clear and removable appliances called aligners. And they are each customized and unique to your teeth. This […]

What Are Dental Implants?

Sunday, July 29, 2012


What Are Dental Implants? The implants themselves are tiny titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing. These anchors act as tooth root substitutes. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Small posts that protrude through the gums are then securely attached to the […]