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Take Your Mouth To The Spa In The Dental Aisle

  It’s finally time for you to settle down and relax, and you’re considering what exactly you can do to pamper yourself this weekend. You’ve considered stopping by your local bath and body store to get bath bombs and body lotion, and maybe a manicure and some new...

Dentophobia: The Facts and Fiction Of Dental Fear

We’ve all heard people talk about how they’re utterly afraid of the dentist, or certain aspects of the dental experience. With so many people who find going to the dentist a generally unpleasant experience, it’s hard to take those who talk about it like it’s their...

Equipment You May See In Your Dentist’s Office

When you visit the dentist’s office you’re likely to see a broad range of strange-looking equipment, and that’s before they pull out the tools used for doing an examination. While many of us just take it in as part of the environment and leave concerns about...

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Everyone has heard about Wisdom Teeth and the common need to have them removed, but one question often eludes them.  If these teeth are so often a problem for us, why do they even exist and why are they so commonly removed? The answer lies in our evolutionary past and...

What is a Cone Beam Image?

A cone beam image is taken using dental cone beam computed tomography technology. These images are three-dimensional pictures of your teeth, soft tissues, nerve pathways, bone. Cone beam images are only used when regular x-ray images don’t suffice because the...

A Checklist For Your Next Dental Appointment

Going to the dentist can be a stressful event for some individuals. The day of the appointment, you may find yourself so flustered that you forgot some important details. To avoid forgetting these important details, and to make the most of your dental appointment, it...

What is Impaction?

If you are considering having your wisdom teeth removed, the term impaction may be popping up in your research. But, what exactly is impaction? Impaction refers to wisdom teeth that are unable to properly erupt into the mouth. In an ideal wisdom teeth eruption, the...

Why Do I Need a Bone Graft?

If you are in need of a tooth extraction or dental implant, your dentist may recommend that you also get a bone graft. While this may sound a little extreme at first, bone grafts are sometimes an essential element to dental treatments. Depending on your specific case,...

Am I Too Old To Have My Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

Nearly 50 million Americans will need to remove their wisdom teeth on or before the age of 25. Patients often do not even know if their wisdom teeth have arrived. If this is similar to your case, it may be time to consider your next oral consulting. And the good thing is that no one is too old to have his wisdom teeth removed.

When should wisdom teeth be removed?

Wisdom teeth are the teeth that grow at the back of your mouth. They’re one of the most common causes of complaints regarding pain and can cause other issues like crowding or intermingling of tooth roots. There’s no perfect time to have your wisdom teeth removed,...