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Root Canal Vs. Extraction: Which Is Right For You?

Root canals and tooth extractions are two procedures dental professionals can use to treat damaged or infected teeth. Although comparing root canal vs. extraction can prove to be a difficult decision, learning more about both methods can help you choose.

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Does Dehydration Negatively Impact Your Oral Health?

If you’ve ever been excessively thirsty after a long, strenuous workout or sweaty on a hot day, you may have been dehydrated. Dehydration occurs when you aren’t drinking enough fluids to replace those you have lost. And since water makes up more than two-thirds of your body, any loss of fluids can affect normal bodily […]

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Antiseptic Vs. Antibacterial Mouthwash: What’s The Difference?

Take a stroll down the oral care aisle at your local supermarket or drugstore and you might find your head spinning over the wide variety of mouthwashes and other oral care products available. Each one is labeled slightly differently, promising different benefits such as “cavity-fighting,” “antibacterial,” “antiseptic,” “breath-freshening” and so on. But when it comes […]

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Understanding Root Canals

When you hear the term “root canal,” does your mind start playing some tune from a horror movie? Well, we hope we can sort out the truth about root canals so you know they’re not. In fact, the procedure causes no more pain than a filling. Let’s give you the facts…

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How to Teach Your Children to Brush Their Teeth

Taking care of your child’s oral health begins with proper toothbrushing habits, and it’s never too early (or too late) to start! Whether you’re celebrating a little one’s first tooth or having daily brushing battles with a toddler, find the tips and information you need to teach your children how to brush their teeth and make good oral hygiene a lifelong practice.

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Is Your Dental Implant Pain Normal?

For many people who have had their natural teeth removed, dental implants can serve as stable replacements. Mild discomfort is a normal part of implant placement, but severe pain combined with other symptoms may mean something is amiss. The following information — along with a visit to your dentist’s office — can help you determine if your dental implant pain is a sign of something more serious.

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The Ancient History of Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

Toothbrushes and toothpaste are essential oral care items you can pick up at so many stores, but where did they come from? Of course, they haven’t always looked like the toothbrushes we have today. Learn the history of toothpaste and toothbrushes and how to make sure you’re choosing the toothbrush you need.

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General Dentist vs. Cosmetic Dentist: Who Should You See?

You know that you should see your dentist twice a year to get your teeth cleaned and checked out. Working with a general dentist can help you keep your smile as healthy as can be. But what can you do if you’re concerned about the way your teeth look? Just as you’d see a cosmetic surgeon for aesthetic treatments on the body, you might see a cosmetic dentist for aesthetic treatments that improve the appearance of your teeth.

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Braces

Braces have remained a go-to teeth-straightening device thanks to a wealth of benefits, but multiple downsides lead people to consider clear aligners. Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons of traditional braces. 

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Invisalign

People looking to straighten their teeth love the look of Invisalign, yet many shoppers still opt for braces. Traditional braces and Invisalign are two popular orthodontic treatments used to straighten teeth gradually. As both are FDA-approved devices that yield stunning results, it can be hard to know which method is best, here we break down the benefits and drawbacks of Invisalign. 

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Minimally Invasive Implants

Minimally Invasive Technology takes all things important to implantology into account: Protocols, instruments’ and most importantly the physical structure of the implant. Because even with the best procedures a less than stellar implant can ruin an entire system. The MagiCore implant was specifically engineered to not only solve complex implant issues, but to think ahead […]