4 Dental Fads to Drop

Before you run off to try the latest dental trend you read about online or heard about from an acquaintance, you should check with your dentist to make sure that the treatment is actually effective and won’t cause you harm. In particular, patients should steer clear of the following four fads that have been getting…

Tips for Relieving Dental Anxiety

Unfortunately, as many as three-quarters of Americans experience some degree of dental anxiety that interferes with their comfort in pursuing even routine care from a dentist, such as exams and cleanings. Unfortunately, postponing routine care often leads to dental emergencies that require more involved interventions and may reinforce existing fears, creating a vicious cycle. If…

Laser Therapy to Treat Gum Disease

In the past, gum disease treatment often meant surgical procedures involving incisions and sutures. Patients often experienced discomfort and needed to plan for a significant recovery period and process, as well. Laser dentistry has changed all of this, making it possible to remove diseased gum tissue with minimally invasive interventions that are virtually painless. This…

Smile Confidently with Porcelain Veneers

A great smile can make a huge difference for your confidence and demeanor. If your teeth are stained, misshapen, uneven; if you have chipped enamel or gaps between teeth; or deal with gum recession, you can resolve one or many of these dental maladies with porcelain veneers. A consultation with your cosmetic dentist will outline…

Non-Invasive Treatments for Sleep Apnea

By now, you might have heard something about sleep apnea from a friend or the media. This common sleep disorder was not as well-known as it is now. Fortunately, research and advancements in diagnostic technology have made treating this disorder easier and more cost-effective for patients. There are a few different treatment options available that…