What is a Dental Debridement?

What is a Dental Debridement?

Your body will always naturally produce plaque. It’s the soft sticky substance that coats your teeth. If the plaque doesn’t get cleaned off and is allowed to build up along the teeth, it will then become tartar. Tartar is a hard substance and much harder to remove....

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

If you have ever taken a swig of ice-cold water or soda and your teeth start to hurt, you are dealing with teeth sensitivity. While it is painful, it is treatable!    Tooth sensitivity can be a temporary or chronic problem. If you only experience it occasionally, it...

Treating an Abscess Tooth

Treating an Abscess Tooth

An abscess is a painful infection at the root or in the gum of a tooth. It occurs when the pulp, the soft tissue inside the root canal, becomes inflamed or infected and goes untreated. The infection can spread to the bone and the gum tissue around the tooth. An...

Does Botox have a Place in the Dental World?

Does Botox have a Place in the Dental World?

You may be wondering, “what are they thinking…. Botox in dentistry…. seriously?”  Some wonder what has happened to the traditional approach of just fixing teeth and gums.  Is this a money-making technique that does little to serve the patient’s health and well-being? ...