Month: March 2017

Implants: Why Exceptional Care Is So Important

You might think that missing a brushing session just once is no big deal. You may think that since you’ve gotten away with not flossing for so many years without serious problems, you might as well continue on without it. We understand that at a glance, a bit of a lax approach doesn’t seem like… Read more »

Why You Should Come In

We know that you might not feel very excited to come in to see us if you need oral surgery. However, we strongly encourage you to do so (particularly if your dentist has made the recommendation). To help you feel a bit more motivated to pick up the phone and schedule an appointment, we love… Read more »

Stress Awareness Month: Protect Your Teeth!

As we get ready to welcome in April, we also usher in the recognition of a problem that affects nearly everyone you know (you’ve probably heard most people express it from time to time). What is it that we’re ushering in? Stress Awareness Month! From our perspective, this is a wonderful time to reflect on… Read more »

Q&A: Pregnancy And Oral Surgery

When you are planning a family or when you’re already well on your way toward having a baby, your usual ability to schedule oral surgery at a moment’s notice changes. Protecting the health of your baby takes priority, which can mean dental work takes a back seat or otherwise requires some very thoughtful pre-planning. To… Read more »

Are Extractions Avoidable?

You may assume that when you need a dental extraction, there’s nothing you could have done differently to avoid it. To the contrary, you will be happy to hear that in many instances, you can make choices that will allow you to rescue and keep your tooth. Of course, there are accidents, unforeseen changes, and… Read more »

Set Your Schedule: Spring Today, Summer Tomorrow

The moment spring shows its lovely face, you smile for a moment and then a sudden realization hits you: Summer is not quite as far off as it seems. Sure, there are wedding invitations and barbecue invites in your inbox that have been piling up. However, with not much more than a couple blinks of… Read more »

Why Tooth Loss Isn’t The End Of The World

We know that when you lose a tooth, it can feel like your entire world has come to a screeching halt. You are shocked that you’re missing a tooth, you feel unhappy about the appearance of your smile, and you worry for the future of your oral health (in addition to a lot of other… Read more »

General Extractions: Let Our Patients Talk To You!

When the day arrives in your life that includes a need for a general extraction, you may experience any of a mix of emotions. You might feel relieved, happy, worried, scared, excited, uncertain, and more! The main thing we want you to keep in mind is that scheduling the removal of your tooth is the… Read more »

Osseointegration Review: Q&A Edition

As you become familiar with the introductory details of dental implants, you learn that they can bond with your jaw tissue in a way that seems magical. After all, you know that your body typically rejects foreign objects, so you might start wondering what makes implants so unique. Fortunately, a process called osseointegration is what… Read more »

Discolored Dental Implants?

To be clear, you’re not going to end up with stained dental implants. What you will end up with if you’re not careful, however, is discolored restorations that sit on top of your implants. We know that the last thing you want to worry about once you’ve gotten your smile complete and lovely looking is… Read more »