Skipping Ahead: How Eligible Patients Can Speed Up the Dental Implant Process

Posted on: 19 May 2023

Many single-tooth dental implants are used to replace teeth that are already missing—and may have been missing for some years. But the tooth that's to be replaced may still be in your mouth (for the time being). When a damaged tooth is to be extracted and replaced with an implant, your dentist may be able to place the implant in the same appointment as your extraction. Do you qualify for an immediate implant?
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What Types of Sedation Can You Get at the Dentist?

Posted on: 7 March 2023

Although it can be daunting to think about going to the dentist, several types of sedation can help you feel more relaxed and comfortable during your appointment. But what do you need to know about the different kinds of sedation that are available at the dentist and how they work?  Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)  Nitrous oxide is sometimes known as "laughing gas." It's a very popular form of sedation used by dentists because it is fast-acting yet mild.
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Toothache warning signs: When to seek emergency dental services

Posted on: 23 January 2023

Toothaches can be a real pain, quite literally. They can range from a mild annoyance to a debilitating condition that affects your daily life. But when should you seek emergency dental services for a toothache? Here are some tell-tale signs that your toothache requires emergency attention. Severe pain Severe pain is one of the most prominent indicators that your toothache requires emergency dental services. If over-the-counter pain medication is not providing relief, it's time to see a dentist.
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How to Stop Tartar From Bothering Your Teeth

Posted on: 22 November 2022

Professional cleaning is a fairly standard part of a dental examination. This thorough, partially abrasive cleaning is intended to remove tartar from your teeth. Tartar is dental plaque that has hardened or calcified—and the plaque itself is a bacterial biofilm. But why does your dentist have to regularly scrape tartar away from your teeth, when, as far as you're concerned, you make a real effort to keep your teeth clean? 
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