Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Dental Fillings FAQ

Wondering why everyone seems so relaxed about your cavity? Shouldn’t you feel concerned about visiting us for restorative care? While we always prefer to protect patients’ mouths with preventive care, we recognize that most patients will experience a cavity during their lifetimes. In addition, we offer gentle care and a variety of dental fillings that… Read more »

FAQ: All About Tooth Loss

We recognize that tooth loss is often a traumatic experience for our patients. Whether you are missing a single tooth, multiple teeth, or a substantial amount, the loss may take a significant toll on your daily quality of life and the way you feel about your appearance. First, missing even one tooth can make for… Read more »

What Makes a Toothache?

When you relieve a headache, it typically won’t bother you anymore, at least until something else gives you a headache. When you have a toothache, however, even temporary relief is no guarantee that the aching is gone for good, or that the reason behind it won’t continue to bother you (and grow worse). To more… Read more »

Save Face With These Bad Breath Cures

When you don’t realize that your breath is bad, the reactions of those around you can be as surprising as they are embarrassing. Once you do know, however, it can prompt you to take steps to eliminate it; but, what do you do if your bad breath doesn’t go away? If you’ve upgraded your hygiene… Read more »

How Important is a Healthy, Confident Smile?

You might instinctively realize that, when your dental health is good and your smile is bright and confident, your own self-confidence and outward appearance are greatly enhanced. What you might not realize is the actual importance of maintaining a healthy, confident smile, and how it can affect not just your self-image, but also most major… Read more »

A True-or-False Quiz on Tooth Abscesses

A tooth abscess is a potentially serious and severe infection which generally results from untreated tooth decay. Your mouth is full of many types of bacteria. When a tooth becomes abscessed, the pulp beneath the tooth is infected. The abscess usually fills with pus and can become quite painful. As with any infection in your… Read more »