Wisdom teeth don’t actually make you smarter. They’re named for the stage of life that they usually emerge during: early adulthood. Around that time, many of us will need to have them pulled. But it’s different for everyone. Read our blog post to learn when you or your child may expect to have to get them removed.
Root canals often get a bad reputation because many people think they are painful. The truth is that root canals save you from pain and heals the cause of the toothache. The procedure itself isn’t as hurtful as you think because of sedation dentistry. Read our blog post to learn all about root canal therapy.
When a tooth is infected, decayed, or otherwise seriously damaged, we may turn to root canal therapy. Not only can a root canal save your natural tooth and avoid an extraction, the procedure is also more comfortable than ever before. Read our blog post for a look at 5 common signs that you may need root canal therapy.
Maybe it seems like everyone you know is getting their wisdom teeth removed or has already done it long ago. You may be left wondering, “Do I need to get mine removed too?” Read our blog post for common signs you may need your wisdom teeth removed.
Dental sedation is an important part of many patients’ oral care, especially those who suffer from dental anxiety or phobia. But many people worry that it’s too good to be true. Read our blog post to learn why dental sedation is actually a safe and effective option for most patients.
Are you or a loved one preparing to bid farewell to wisdom teeth? Although it’s very common and routine, extraction is still a serious procedure. Read our blog post where we’ll let you know what you need to do after wisdom teeth removal.
You don’t have to know much about dentistry to know that a dead tooth is not something you want to deal with. We admit, the name is a bit frightening! But knowledge is power and we think it’s better to be informed about what the condition actually is. Read our blog post to learn about causes, symptoms and treatment.
Many of our patients express some concern about the complexity of root canal therapy. Read our blog post where we walk you through what you can expect with a root canal procedure.
If you are having oral surgery, you’ve probably heard horror stories from people who develop dry sockets during recovery. Read our blog post for tips on avoiding dry sockets after oral surgery. Contact us to discuss any concerns you may have regarding surgery.
Phantom tooth pain, a condition where patients who recently had a tooth extracted start experiencing pain where the tooth used to be, can be a side effect of oral surgery. Read our blog post for some of the signs of phantom tooth pain and the ways we treat it.