How To Prevent Dry Socket After Tooth Extractions

Dry socket refers to when the protective blood clot becomes dislodged from the socket of a tooth that was recently extracted. When the blood clot falls out, it can expose the nerves and the underlying bone, resulting in severe pain. Dry socket can also slow down the healing process and raise the risk of infections after tooth extractions. Here are some things you can do to help prevent your protective blood clots from falling out following your tooth extractions. [Read More]

You're In Control: Your Comprehensive Guide To Root Canals

Root canals are very common dental procedures, and they are nothing like the stories you may have heard.  Root Canal Basics What is a root canal? Simply put, it is a procedure designed to save a tooth that's severely decayed or infected. Your tooth has a soft core called the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels. When this pulp gets infected, it can cause severe pain. A root canal procedure removes the pulp, cleans the tooth, and seals it. [Read More]

6 Reasons To Choose Clear Aligners

Orthodontic treatment is an important part of helping you or your child maintain an attractive, healthy smile. If you are considering orthodontic treatment for your child, clear aligners may be a great option. Here are six reasons why clear aligners can be a great choice. Clear As the name says, they are clear. In other words, unlike traditional braces, people can't see clear aligners in your mouth. They are virtually invisible, allowing you to straighten your teeth in an unobtrusive way. [Read More]

3 Reasons Dental Implants Are Better Than Dentures

You can choose dentures or dental implants if you recently lost a tooth and need to replace it. Depending on your preferences and budget, your dentist can help you choose the best option. The dentist should give you a breakdown of the pros and cons of each option to help you choose. However, they mostly recommend dental implants over dentures. Here are a few reasons dental implants are a better alternative. [Read More]