Severe Gag Reflex & Need Dental Work? Sedation Dentistry Can Help
11 April 2022
A gag reflex is normal in everyone. It's your body's natural, automatic mechanism to keep anything from entering the larynx, pharynx, and trachea. For some people, however, their gag reflex can be so severe that it makes it difficult for them to have any dental work done. It's very probable that they avoid going to the dentist because doing so can be a traumatizing experience.
If this sounds like you, and you've been avoiding going to the dentist even though you desperately need to, sedation dentistry can help.
Does Your Tooth Need A Root Canal?
28 February 2022
Do you have a tooth that is causing you problems, and are worried that it needs a root canal? If so, it will help to know some of the warning signs that could indicate that there is a problem that requires a visit to the dentist.
You'll want to pay attention to if there is any swelling around the tooth. The need for a root canal is because the pulp of the tooth is infected, so there will likely be some sort of localized swelling around the affected tooth.
Stainless Steel Dental Crowns For Adults: Are They An Option?
17 January 2022
When your molar needs a dental crown, your dentist is going to have their own recommendation about the best material for the task. Crowns are available in different materials, although porcelain is the most common. It offers the required strength to restore the tooth, while also looking like a natural tooth. Porcelain fused to a metal frame achieves the same outcome. However, the look of the restoration may not be so important to you (since it's a rear molar at the very back of your dental arch).
Should You Get Invisalign Instead Of Braces?
6 December 2021
A popular choice for correcting the alignment of your teeth with adults is Invisalign, which is due to the plastic trays being nearly invisible to others while you're wearing them. However, are they the best option for fixing your teeth? Here are a few things you should know about Invisalign.
Invisalign Doesn't Have Food Restrictions
One of the downfalls of getting traditional braces is that there is a huge list of foods that you are not allowed to eat due to those metal brackets and wires attached to your teeth.