Nitrous Oxide Sedation

Sometimes, dental treatments may call for a type of sedation in order for pain to be limited during the procedure. However, there may also be instances where anxiety gets the best of you or your child and a sedative is needed to make it through the treatment. In many of these instances, nitrous oxide sedation…

How Effective is Whitening Toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste is a pretty common product you can find in grocery and health food stores across many brands. Depending on the brand, you will find varying results. However, what about whitening toothpaste in general? Is it effective at truly whitening your teeth? If you’ve ever wondered this and aren’t so sure about using whitening…

Cost of Sedation Dentistry

Under certain circumstances, some dental procedures may require sedation be used. Some of these instances include bone grafting, wisdom teeth removal, etc. Many of the surgical treatments or procedures will involve sedation. Sedation dentistry is sometimes referred to as “sleep dentistry” and involves sedation medication in order for a patient to be asleep during more…

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Not many of us put a lot of thought into the toothbrush we’re using. However, the type of toothbrush you use can actually make a pretty big difference in your oral health. For example, did you know that if you use a brush where the bristles are too hard you can wear away the enamel…

Influence of Tobacco on Your Oral Health

There are a great many items out there that can do a number on our oral health. However, some of the worst products that are popularly used are tobacco products. The CDC states that over 40 million adults smoke cigarettes alone in the United States while over 4.7 million children from middle to high school…

What to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

The majority of adults go through the painstaking process of getting their wisdom teeth out. Some adults have to go through the process more than once depending on circumstances. It’s not the most fun process however, it’s necessary more times than not, and will ensure patients don’t’ experience unnecessary pain when the wisdom teeth grow…

Dental Care During Pregnancy

While being pregnant can be such a rewarding time for a woman, it also brings a lot of changes. Many first-time mothers are unaware of just how many changes pregnancy can bring. Did you know that pregnancy can affect your dental health? As long as you’re aware of the changes and how to tackle your…