An Ounce Of Prevention: What You Can Do Now To Protect You Child's Teeth

Between scrubbing sweat stains out of soccer uniforms, scheduling haircuts, and ensuring that the laundry gets done, it can be easy to forget about your child's dental needs -- specifically, the need to keep your child's teeth clean, healthy, and aesthetically pleasing. While it can be hard to know when is the right time to institute personal, rather than parent-assisted dental care habits and even harder to make sure your kid is keeping up with good dental care, it is possible. [Read More]

Signs That Your Child Might Be Hiding Pain to Avoid the Dentist

There are always going to be kids that hate the dentist. You might even have a child who has developed an irrational fear of the dentist. If your child has had a bad experience in the past, they might try to avoid an unexpected visit any way that they can. Here are six signs that your child might be hiding pain or sensitivity in order to avoid going to the dentist. [Read More]

How To Prepare For Your Root Canal Treatment

If this is your first time undergoing a root canal treatment, you probably have many concerns that are causing you distress. These concerns are somewhat warranted, as there are many ways one might react to a root canal procedure. Here are a few things you can do to prepare for your root canal treatment to ensure it goes smoothly. Ask About Antibiotics Before you undergo your root canal procedure, you should ask your dentist if antibiotics are required. [Read More]

Is Your Teen Struggling With Partial Dentures? Consider Implants Instead

If your teen is struggling with the maintenance and annoyances associated with partial dentures after their oral injury, you should consider dental implants instead. There are many reasons why people choose implants, which are a permanent option for your teen. The implants are synthetic teeth that are fused into the jaw bones. You need to take your teen to an oral surgeon to see if their bones are dense enough for implants. [Read More]