What is Sedation Dentistry?
What is Sedation Dentistry? The use of a Sedative drug to keep a patient calm throughout a dental procedure. Many patients do not need a sedatives to remain calm during dental appointments. Others will need “Sedation” for all dental procedures including dental cleanings. We provide: Full IV Sedation Oral Sedation Nitrous Oxide Sedation Do you […]
The Importance of Breathing Through Your Nose (AKA Nasorespiratory Breathing)
We all know that breathing is central to life. So it’s not surprising that a chronic stuffy nose — or any obstruction that prevent you from breathing optimally – is more than just uncomfortable for you – it can actually cause health problems that will last a lifetime. And many of us have put up […]
Problems With Stainless Steel Crowns and Their Alternatives
Alternatives to Stainless Steel Crowns Alternatives to stainless steel crowns include resin-based fillings and all-porcelain crowns. These options avoid placing metal in the mouth. The filling material we use in our office is primarily comprised of porcelain particles and has minimal resin fillers, making it a safer dental material. For pediatric patients, if the cavity […]
Does it Hurt to get Dental Implants?
Is it Painful to get Dental Implants? Left: Titanium Implant with Zirconia Crown. Right: Zirconia Implant and Crown Dental Implants are the biggest advancement to dentistry of the century. Dental implants have made it possible to replace teeth with equally functional replacement teeth. Dental implants replace the missing tooth’s root portion making a strong biological connection […]
Dental Visits Every Six Months?
Dental Visits Every Six Months? There’s no disputing the fact that Preventative Dental Care helps patients avoid tooth loss, and that’s the real name of the game here. Preventative Dental Care includes, regular tooth brushing, regular dental visits and dental cleanings and dental exams. Research the topic of the importance of the six-month dental checkup […]