What is a Periodontal Cleaning?

What is a Periodontal Cleaning?

Most of us know the importance of visiting our dentist on a regular basis for oral exams and professional teeth cleaning. But some dental patients require more than those routine visits to maintain good oral health. Part of the standard oral exam performed by your...
What Is Evidence-Based Dentistry?

What Is Evidence-Based Dentistry?

Have you heard of Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD)? If not, you’re likely to in the near future. As the American Dental Association (ADA) defines it, Evidence-Based Dentistry is “an approach to oral healthcare that requires the judicious integration of systematic...
FAQs about Root Canals

FAQs about Root Canals

Many dental patients cringe when their dentist tells them, “You need a root canal.” But the fact is that root canal procedures are quite common and not any more intimidating than any other dental procedure. Still, it’s natural to fear the unknown, which is why we’ve...
Bone Grafting Procedure: What to Expect

Bone Grafting Procedure: What to Expect

Dental patients with severe gum disease often lose some of the jawbone tissue that hold teeth in place inside the mouth. If you experience this type of bone loss, your dentist or oral surgeon may recommend a bone grafting procedure. The process allows people with...
Who Can Benefit from an Occlusal Splint?

Who Can Benefit from an Occlusal Splint?

An occlusal splint – also referred to as a “night guard” or “bite guard” – is a dental appliance designed to protect a patient’s teeth from damage that might occur as a result of teeth grinding and/or temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD). If you suffer from...