Signs of a Cavity

dentist pointing out signs of a cavity on dental x-ray

Cavities, or tooth decay, is a fairly common dental ailment, particularly in children or young adults. Even though most of our patients are familiar with what cavities are, we find that many are still surprised when we tell them they have a cavity! That’s because many cavities, especially early on, do not cause tooth pain & may not be visible to the untrained eye.

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Why Hollywood Needs to Stop Hating on Root Canals

hollywood hating on root canals

Root canals have a bad reputation they don’t deserve and we think Hollywood is to blame. Movies and television shows often portray root canal therapy as a painful and frightening procedure. The truth is that most root canal procedures are quite painless

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Even More Ways You’re Brushing Your Teeth Wrong

woman bad at brushing teeth

As something we all do everyday, it might be surprising that many people do not brush their teeth correctly. While doing it wrong is a lot better than not doing it at all, brushing your teeth correctly can help prevent tooth decay

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Know Your Dental Specialties: Periodontist

visit to the periodontist

A periodontist is a fully trained dentist who specializes in treating periodontal disease (advanced gum disease) and the placement of dental implants.

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