Archive for August, 2015

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 […]

Denture Implants

Sometimes our teeth and their roots become irreparably damaged and have to be removed. Because teeth are such an important part of the body, their loss can have an emotional impact on some people. Replacement teeth that are natural looking need to be considered by the patient to help alleviate any fears, anxiety, or other […]

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Many people suffer from anxiety when it comes to visiting the Dentist. People can fear an array of different aspects of a dental visit. It could be anything from the dental chair, the noise of dental instruments, or even a fear of the dentist causing pain. It’s best to keep in mind that the dentist […]

Vitamin C

Gum disease prevention is closely linked to Vitamin C. Vitamin C is required for the development of collagen, the ground substance between ourselves that gives tissues their integrity. Our gums are exposed to an array of nasty bacteria. Infection and disease in the gums is much more likely if your Vitamin C intake is not […]