You may know that dental care offers a comprehensive umbrella of coverage, providing you with just about everything you could ever need to keep your smile in excellent condition. However, when it comes to understanding what to expect from general dentistry, things may become a bit fuzzy. Does this refer to every single type of dentistry, you may wonder? As a matter of fact, this area of dental care prevents problems that may negatively affect your smile and supportive structures. Fortunately, by learning more about general care, you will find that we can easily keep your oral health in optimal condition, and reduce your risks of requiring complex restorative dental care.
If you are looking for an exceptional way to replace your missing teeth, you may have stumbled across the long list of advantages associated with dental implants. You may be thinking a couple things at the moment. First, “Hooray!” may be one of them, since implants offer long-term replacement options for both the visible portion of your tooth as well as your roots. You may also be thinking to yourself, “Wait, what does that word mean?” It’s true, implants require you to know a few new terms before it all makes sense. Allow us to fill you in on the words you most need to know.
Becoming familiar with sedation dentistry means discovering a world that provides you with the comfortable access to dental care you’ve been seeking. As for the specifics, you may feel like you have a general idea about the benefits but less of a refined understanding of the different treatments and their effects. There’s no time like the present to learn more about nitrous oxide. This gentle, extremely effective sedation option helps many patients just like you deal with the variety of common issues that prevent them from scheduling the appointments they would otherwise be happy to keep.
Has it been a while since you have scheduled a preventive care visit? Perhaps you have a cavity or other concern that you know is pressing but you can’t seem to convince yourself to pick up the phone and call us. While you may feel isolated in your anxiety or hesitation, you’re certainly not on your own on this one. Many patients – millions, in fact – avoid the dental care they need, often as the result of severe dental anxiety. Rather than avoid care, we encourage you to learn more about how sedation dentistry can offer a relaxing, enjoyable appointment.
Do you happen to be quite the fan of roasted Hatch chiles? Do you generally enjoy a fun, family-friendly time out on the town, too? If you can answer yes to at least one of the aforementioned questions then gather up the crew and get ready for a sizzlin’ way to celebrate the final days of summer.
When it comes to providing dental care to promote a healthy, beautiful smile, we always do our best to preserve and save the natural teeth currently in your smile. However, serious problems sometimes call for serious treatment, which is why you may have received the suggestion for a tooth extraction to protect your oral wellbeing. Not sure why we would insist on a removing your tooth to keep your smile healthy? Learn more about potential, severe concerns that may threaten your smile for a clearer understanding of how an extraction actually safeguards your grin.
Has the thought crossed your mind that your little one – a sponge for knowledge – would probably soak up a second language quite quickly if you could just find the right opportunity for immersion? For a fun parent-child event out, this may be in line with what you’ve been seeking.
Have you been staring at your smile in the mirror lately, doing your best to gather up the motivation to learn more about full dentures or partials? Perhaps you’re under the impression that dentures are best suited to a particular age group or as a temporary fix. Actually, this tooth replacement solution has come a long way, thanks to dental technology. Patients of all ages suffering from tooth loss can expect beautiful, sleek prosthetics for either short- or long-term wear. Ready for the complete, beautiful, comfortable smile you desire? Learn more about dentures for a clearer understanding.
Patients dealing with tooth loss quickly discover that missing teeth are serious business. Not only do you feel the need to hide your smile when you speak with others (particularly if the tooth loss is near the front of your smile) but you may also struggle with daily comfort. For instance, just one missing tooth may cause chewing to become uncomfortable or difficult. Attempting to pronounce certain words can also become a challenge. If you’re missing one or a few teeth, consider the benefits of dental bridges, so you can begin your journey toward a complete, beautiful smile.
Have you been hearing that one-visit crowns offer a long list of benefits but you’re not quite sure what to make of this news? Perhaps you’re only familiar with traditional crowns, which include at least two visits and the placement of a temporary crown while you wait. The good news is that the name is not misleading – you really can expect efficient treatment. However, for a full understanding of what makes this restorative service possible, it’s important to become familiar with CEREC technology and additional details.