Dealing With Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental problem that causes discomfort and pain. There are a few different ways to take care of your sensitive teeth.   Brushing too hard can wear down enamel, causing dentin (very sensitive part of tooth underneath the enamel) to become exposed. Gum recession. This often happens in people who suffer from periodontal disease. Cracked teeth. …

Few Facts You Must Know About Root Canals

*Don’t ignore tooth pain, it’s your dental alarm!* 1. A root canal can be quick! It does not necessarily have to take a large number of dental visits. Of course, it depends on the tooth’s condition, but it can be completed in just a couple of sittings. 2. Pain does not magically vanish after a root canal. You may experience …

Dental Sealants: Save Your Child’s Teeth (and Your Wallet)

You already know the basics of keeping your kiddo’s teeth healthy: Brush and floss twice a day, keep the sugary food and drinks to a minimum, and diligently keep those scheduled checkups. In a perfect world doing these things would guarantee your child a cavity-free mouth forever, but we all know this isn’t always the case. Plaque is terribly stubborn, …

The Dentist Games

Dentistry is a painful job. Please don’t misunderstand. We love it. It is a great profession that allows us to help people. Despite that, people do not seem to enjoy visiting us. I must admit that I do not enjoy causing pain in other people’s mouths. Dentists are often portrayed in comics and on television as horrible drill toting maniacs. …