Identifying Trouble with Root Canals

Did you know that a root canal is technically just a different name for the nerve (also called pulp) in the center of a tooth? Or that root canal therapy is simply removing that pulp if it is damaged or infected, then sealing your tooth again? While root canal therapy... Read more »

Why You Should Consider Laser Dentistry

Have you ever heard about a friend visiting the dentist only to have lasers used in his or her treatment? Or have you heard of a dentist advertising the benefits of laser dentistry?Do you ever wonder what said benefits could be, or if laser dentistry is even safe? In fact,... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry: Feeling Comfortable in the Dental Chair

Many people are horrified of the dental office, but now, thanks to the latest advancements in the dental field, people are more likely to feel more comfortable in the dental chair! Sedation dentistry is a very beneficial and successful element of dentistry that helps patients feel more and more comfortable... Read more »

Fever Blisters

Are you aware that: Fever blisters (herpes simplex, usually Type1) can be stopped or at least minimized in appearance with laser or medicinal treatments?  Although fever blisters are not curable at this time, you no longer have to suffer through the pain and embarrassment of the lesion’s full development if... Read more »

Mucosal Burns

You know the one…we’ve all done it.   Pizza is served.  It’s hot and wonderful, and then the cheese becomes stuck to the roof of your mouth!  But did you know that putting an aspirin tablet on a hurting tooth, as some people do to soothe a toothache, will cause a... Read more »