Archive for May, 2015

Sensitive Teeth

Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you?   Does it hurt to brush or floss?    If so, you may be experiencing sensitive teeth.  Sensitive teeth can be caused by a number of things including tooth decay, fractured teeth, gum disease, worn fillings, or […]

Root Canals

Root canal treatment is necessary when the soft tissue inside your teeth becomes inflamed or diseased. This soft tissue, also known as the pulp, contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue. During a root canal treatment your dentist removes the diseased pulp. If the infected pulp is not removed, pain and swelling can result, and […]

Hygenist

A dental hygienist is a highly trained licensed oral health professional who provides educational, clinical, and therapeutic services to enhance your oral and overall health.  Your hygienist serves several functions in the dental office.  She checks for and treats many dental conditions.  She also cleans your teeth, using specialized tools and techniques, as well as […]