Month: September 2015

Root Canal Treatment Explained

If you’ve ever had a sensitive tooth, you would probably agree that it was one of the most excruciating experiences you’ve ever had. Studies reveal that 25% of working adults in America have had to take time off of work to visit a dentist about one or more sensitive teeth. The discomfort can indicate any… Read more »

Can Porcelain Veneers Give You a New Smile?

You might wish for a new smile, but are not sure where to start. Or, you may have so many blemishes to worry about that you aren’t sure if a new smile is attainable. For many patients, porcelain veneers can offer a minimally-invasive (and almost immediate) brand new smile, regardless of multiple cosmetic concerns. Made… Read more »

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Do you frequently snore or feel inexplicitly tired during the day? If so, you may be experiencing the common symptoms of a serious sleep disorder. Do you have sleep apnea? Fortunately, patients with his disorder can make simple changes to their daily routine and seek comfortable and noninvasive treatment options.

Do You Need a Dental Crown?

All dental crowns are designed to do the same thing – to cover a tooth, either to restore its strength or to improve its outward appearance. However, the specific condition that leads to your need for a dental crown will vary from other patients’ needs. Therefore, how your restoration is designed and placed, such as… Read more »

A Quick Guide to Dental Implants

Dental implants may be relatively new to the world of restorative dentistry, but they are already popular enough that most people recognize what they are. Still, not everyone understands their importance, or their benefit, when it comes to replacing lost teeth. Unlike traditional dental prostheses, dental implants have the ability to replace the roots of… Read more »

How Do I Stop Grinding My Teeth?

Do you suffer from bruxism? This disorder involves chronic teeth grinding or jaw clenching and can lead to a number of uncomfortable symptoms. If you have this issue you may be wondering, “How do I stop grinding my teeth?” Fortunately, there is a simple and non-surgical solution to persistent teeth grinding.

Get Your Life Back with Dental Restorations

Missing teeth can dramatically affect your life. You may think missing teeth only impact the beauty of your smile but missing teeth also impact the function of your mouth: You don’t eat, chew or speak as well when there are gaps in your grin from lost or extracted teeth. Get your life back with dental… Read more »

How to Encourage Kids’ Healthy Dental Habits

One of the best tests of how well you have taught your children about their dental health is how they act when they are away from home and you’re not around to guide the way. With back-to-school in full swing, kids are now on their own at school for most of the day. Are they… Read more »

Mansfield Library Monthly Book Club

When was the last time you read a great book and indulged in intellectual conversation about the text after reading? For many of us, it can be tough to make the time to find a good book and read it, much less find a friend to discuss it afterward, which is why the Mansfield Public… Read more »

Do You Floss? 1 in 4 Lie About Flossing

It’s time to ‘fess up: Do you floss your teeth every day? More than 1 in 4 American adults lie to their dentists about how often they floss their teeth, according to a new national survey. Daily flossing is one of the best steps you can take to prevent gum disease,  which is why it… Read more »