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At-Home Treatments for Dry Mouth

At-Home Treatments for Dry Mouth

If you suffer from dry mouth – also referred to as xerostomia – you know all too well how uncomfortable it can be. Recurring dry mouth can be caused by a variety of things – from certain types of medications to disease of the salivary glands to diabetes to hormone...

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...

Advantages of Dental Sealants

Advantages of Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are an excellent way to protect a person’s teeth from bad bacteria that can lead to cavities. Sealants are most often applied to molars and premolars – those teeth that are most susceptible to decay. Typically comprised of a plastic resin material, a...

Tooth Sensitivity FAQs

Tooth Sensitivity FAQs

If you suffer from sensitive teeth, you already know all too well how uncomfortable it can be. For people with sensitive teeth and gums, a cup of hot coffee or a scoop of ice cream can be enough to trigger a painful reaction. We’ve collected the following list of...

How to Comfort a Teething Baby

How to Comfort a Teething Baby

Teething can be a painful and uncomfortable experience for not only the baby, but the whole family. Your little one can be irritable and restless, and that can mean sleepless nights for your baby and the rest of the family as well. Fortunately, there are some simple...

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