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Can an Oral Piercing Have an Effect on Your Oral Health?


Oral piercings are a form of self-expression and have become increasingly popular among teenage boys and girls. Many areas of the mouth can be pierced, but the tongue and lips are the most common spots. Although it may seem harmless, … Continued


Why Do People Choose a Family Dentist?


A typical day in the average American household includes many things: soccer games, determining what to cook (or pick up) for lunch or dinner, carpools, dance lessons, after-school events, school board conferences and the list goes on. It's remarkable how … Continued


History of Dental Oral Sedation


Dental sedation has been around since the late 1800s. Though dental oral sedation is very common now, it was not as frequent back then. Out of all the methods of sedation, oral sedation is the most popular and least invasive … Continued


Invisalign Or Traditional Braces, Which Should I Choose?


Patients now have more choices than ever before regarding orthodontic treatment. Invisalign, ceramic bridges, traditional metal braces, and Damon braces are all useful for fixing all types of teeth misalignment. The most common choices are Invisalign and metal braces. Note … Continued


4 Common Treatments Used to Fix Your Teeth


When it is time to fix your teeth, there are many treatments that can be used to accomplish that goal. It often comes down to the particular issues you are dealing with and how much you are willing to pay … Continued


Reasons Your Teeth Could Be Aching


Toothaches are typically caused by tooth decay that has been neglected to the point that it causes considerable physical pain. But there are other reasons for tooth pain. Anything from excessive teeth grinding or clenching to gum disease, infection, trauma … Continued


Is It Ok To Pull Out My Loose Tooth?


If you have a loose tooth or if your child has a loose tooth, you are likely wondering how to proceed. You will undoubtedly be tempted to pull the tooth on your own. However, pulling a loose tooth can create … Continued


Dental Local Anesthesia Frequently Asked Questions


Many people have concerns about local anesthesia, and for a good reason, it’s not something that you use in your daily life. It is especially a concern for those who suffer from mild to severe dental anxiety. Local anesthesia is … Continued


What to Expect from a Dental Cleaning and Examinations


A dental cleaning and examinations are one of the best ways you can help prevent having serious oral health problems now or in the future. When you come in for a regularly scheduled dentist cleaning and examinations, you give us … Continued


What Are TMJ Symptoms?


Temporomandibular joints better-known as TMJ connect your jawbone to your skull. There is one on each side of your face. Your TMJ act as sliding hinges, allowing you to move your jaw when you speak, eat or otherwise move your … Continued