Key Terms Every Patient Should Know About Their Teeth
15 April 2015
When you are sitting in the dentist's chair, with your mouth wide open anticipating the next movement, you will likely hear a lot of words being thrown around when the professional is describing your teeth. You may not be a dental professional, but it is always nice to know what is being referred to with certain terms. As a patient, there are a handful of terms you should understand that are used by dentists to refer to certain teeth in your mouth.
How To Get The Greatest Benefits From A Standard Dental Checkup
27 March 2015
Although it's recommended that you schedule dental checkups and cleanings every six months, many adults put off their visits or only go once annually. Making the most of your visit by preparing beforehand can ensure you receive the best dental care possible, even if you don't stick to the recommended schedule.
Make a List and Check It Twice
Start listing any dental concerns in the weeks leading up to your appointment.
Using The Tooth Fairy As Tool To Promote Dental Health
13 March 2015
When kids start losing their baby teeth, a visit from the tooth fairy makes the whole experience less traumatic, and perhaps even exciting. A little money or a prize under the pillow can make a child forget all about the fear and pain sometimes associated with losing a tooth. The tooth fairy is an excellent tool for helping kids make it through the tooth loss process unscathed, but what if she could do even more?
Surgical Options For Treating Advanced Gum Disease
25 February 2015
Minor gum disease can often be treated by improved oral hygiene, a trip to the dentist and perhaps some antibiotics. But more severe cases of gum disease require heavier treatments. There are a variety of non-surgical options for moderate gum disease, but if your condition has progressed past that point, you might have a surgery in your near future.
Below are the surgical options for gum disease treatment:
Pocket Reduction Surgery