Category: Patient Education

Summer’s Here: Time To Schedule A Visit

Summer officially begins in just under a week, which means you’ve got several days (but no more than that) to decide how you’ll spend this upcoming season. If yours isn’t packed with a million things to do (after all, it’s generally looked at as the most luxurious part of the year regarding free time) then… Read more »

Prevention: 2 Reasons You Shouldn’t Underestimate The Details

You hear about preventive care all the time. You see ads for dental hygiene products everywhere you look. We tell you to schedule an oral examination every time you leave our practice because we want to see you in six months. While you hear about prevention consistently, we know that doesn’t mean you understand why… Read more »

Your Questions: Oral Surgery And Pain

One of the more common topics that comes up when we discuss oral surgery with our patients is: Pain. We know that the idea of receiving any type of dental care, particularly care that requires a surgical procedure, immediately causes you to wonder how it’s going to feel. Will it feel good? Bad? Somewhere in… Read more »

Springtime Q&A: Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Have you recently noticed as spring has sprung that your teeth hurt? That you almost wish you could just pop them right out of place because of some serious pressure going on beneath them? If so, you may find yourself frantically worrying about whether you’ve suddenly experienced widespread decay or infection. While it’s always good… Read more »

Can I Afford Dental Surgery?

While you believe that the diagnosis and suggestion for surgery we offer you is accurate, your mind may not remain focused on your mouth. Instead, you may stop thinking about dental surgery and its benefits for a while and begin wondering if you can actually afford it. Good news: You can.

Fast Facts: Using Your 2016 Insurance Benefits!

We understand that thinking about anything other than holiday-inspired desserts, gifts for loved ones, tinsel-covered decorations, twinkling lights, and festive parties can become extremely difficult (and not very fun) this time of year. However, it is 100 percent to your benefit to take just a moment away from the merriment to consider what’s going on… Read more »

Oral Examination: A Quiz

Do you find yourself feeling uncertain about why you need an oral examination, when to schedule a visit for one, and what might come of this dental care service? We understand that a trip to the dentist might not be your outing of choice. However, checkups are a necessary part of protecting your smile! Learn… Read more »

National Dental Hygiene Month Is Here!

This month, we welcome both the promise of nicer weather as well as the celebration of National Dental Hygiene Month! As a result, we encourage you to make the most of your October by thinking about your usual approach to your dental care. Are you doing all that you can at home? Do you have… Read more »

Your Pre-Visit Virtual Tour

Do you sometimes wish you had the option of enjoying a tour before you ever set foot in our practice? Maybe you have some general questions that you don’t think necessarily require contact with our team but you aren’t sure if the information is accessible to you. You will be happy to learn that we… Read more »

What Causes Jawbone Deterioration?

When most people think of oral health, their teeth, gums, and other soft tissues are the first thing that comes to mind – rarely do people think about the condition of their jawbone. However, jawbone loss can not only change the size and shape of your jaw and face, but it can be detrimental to… Read more »