On a conceptual level, you may recognize that dental sedation can be very beneficial for you as a dental patient. However, we are curious if you’ve ever delved a bit deeper to take a closer look at what choosing an anesthetic may mean for you when you visit our oral surgery practice. Are you dealing with any anxiety about scheduling your visit? Worried about your experience with treatments? First, of course, this option ensures you are comfortable! Now, let’s consider a few more ways it can help.
When you need an oral surgeon but you don’t have one at the moment, the task might feel unnerving at best. Beyond the fact that you require surgery is the fact that you now have to go out in search of someone you trust! Rest assured, we understand. Now, whether you were referred to our practice or found us on your own, we would like to begin by saying: Welcome! We’d also like to invite you to come in to talk with us. We know that this is new territory, which is why we’d like to help you feel confident when it comes to repairing issues with your oral health.
If your wisdom teeth are giving you problems in any way, even if you find that it’s just very difficult to keep them clean (which means problems like cavities are on the horizon), then it is to your benefit to choose wisdom teeth removal. However, if you are like many of our patients, your initial good intentions to schedule the procedure can get away from you. A couple days turns into weeks, which turns into months, and this can guide you toward some serious issues with teeth that really need extractions. So, what to do? Consider our reminder to guide you toward the timely removal you need.
There are so many choices to make in one lifetime. When it comes to deciding to replace your missing teeth after you have lost them, you are up against working with the prosthetic dentistry options available to you. On on hand, this seems easy! There are several solutions but they are not too vast for you to consider each one. On the other hand, this can seem challenging. Both dental implants and another prosthetic device may both offer you a suitable solution. So, how to decide that you prefer implants? We can’t make the choice for you but we can definitely help.
We know from years of seeing patients with dental implants that you might not know how to explain new sensations you’re experiencing with your implant. As a result, you might not really know what to do when they occur either. Should you just give it a bit of time? Should you call us? Fortunately, making up your mind and deciding how to proceed is easy and does not require a single moment of stress.
If your smile is one that contains dental implants, then you might feel at high alert when it comes to keeping your smile clean. The last thing you want is for some trapped food or missed bacteria to lead to inflamed gums that can negatively impact the success and long life of your implant. However, when you hear suggestions that perhaps flossing isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, your antenna goes up! Is this true? Should you toss your floss in the trash can? Or, should you continue on with your dental hygiene as usual? We can explain.
We know that no matter the reason you’re missing teeth and regardless of your age, it’s easy to feel very shaken by tooth loss. The good news is that there’s a way to move forward and move on (such as by considering dental implants), so you’re feeling wonderful again. Take a moment to consider helpful approaches (and not so helpful approaches), so you can get your smile and your confidence in your oral health back with ease!
Are you a patient who wears dental implants? If you’ve been experiencing some amount of discomfort and you keep thinking that your teeth just don’t feel the way they used to, then it might be time to come in and talk with us about your restorations. If you’ve been wearing the same ones for many years (or if you recently had work completed at a different practice) then we welcome you to set up a visit! It could work wonders for the balance of your smile.
When you’re making your entrance into the universe that encompasses dental implants for tooth replacement, you find that there’s a lot to be learned. When you gather up a general understanding of the basic details right away, you set the stage for a very easy process of comprehending the particulars that may come your way. When we talk about your options, how many teeth you would like to replace, how you would like to replace them with implants, and more, you’ll already be all caught up on the lingo and info! Now, let’s see how your education is going with a quiz.
Did you celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month with us last year? If so, good for you! If you’re new to this, then you will be pleased to learn that this duration of recognition for keeping smiles healthy through home care happens during this upcoming 10th month of the year: October. For 2017, we’d like to guide you through a quick review of details you need to keep in mind, so your dental implants remain safe and your entire smile remains healthy.