Month: June 2016

When Is a Tooth Extraction the Answer? Part Two

Have you grown concerned that you have a serious tooth infection? Did you suffer a trauma to a tooth, and now it is broken? There are a number of reasons your restorative dentist might recommend a tooth extraction, though it is important to keep in mind that most dentists will suggest an extraction only if… Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Emergency Dentistry?

Have you ever experienced a dental emergency? We consider any pain or damage to the mouth, teeth, or gums to be a dental emergency and urge you to visit us as soon as possible. However, should the issue be potentially life threatening we recommend calling 911 or proceeding to the nearest emergency room. Do you… Read more »

When Is a Tooth Extraction the Answer? Part One

Few, if any, patients want to hear from their dentist that they require an extraction. A tooth extraction can seem a scary prospect, particularly if you are unfamiliar with how the procedure works or how your smile will look or function after the removal of the tooth or teeth. Fortunately, a skilled oral surgeon can… Read more »

Could You Be Struggling with Sleep Apnea?

Loud snoring can be an annoyance to both you and your loved ones. Many a family vacation has been interrupted by the loud sounds of dad’s (or mom’s) snoring, and even residing in the same room can be problematic for couples with one loud snorer. Unfortunately, snoring can sometimes be a symptom of a much… Read more »

What Does Placing Implants Involve?

Losing a tooth isn’t just harmful to your appearance. Missing teeth can cause facial collapse, misalignment, and even lead to further tooth loss. Fortunately, we can discuss dental implant placement to help restore a missing tooth. How do dental implants work? Can anyone receive them?

Would Sedation Make Dental Care Easier for You?

Sometimes, protecting your smile’s integrity requires a little more work than just a regular checkup and cleaning. For patients who require complex procedures, or who are afraid of the dentist’s chair, sedation can be a deciding factor in their dental health care. Whether you need extensive treatment, feel anxious about receiving your treatment, or have… Read more »