Archive for 2014

On the Field and Court – Facial Injuries

It used to be that we would see most of our sports-related facial trauma patients in the fall and winter, when sports participation typically reached its highest point. But nowadays, we see a steady stream of sports injuries to the face in our office year-round. Because more children, teens and adults participate in sports in […]

Facts About Bone Grafting

Did you know that with today’s modern techniques, bone grafting is now considered a routine treatment? A bone graft can fix a variety of facial and dental problems and may be required in some cases. If you’ve been told in the past that you’re not an ideal candidate for getting a tooth implant, call us […]

Dental Implants- A Three-Step Procedure

One of the most common questions we hear from patients when it comes to dental implants is “Why does it take three separate procedures?” It helps to understand that within the entire dental implant process, there are not just three stages, there are also three important parts to the final product that replaces your tooth. […]

Traveling and Oral Health: Tooth Tips for the Holidays

We don’t have to tell you:  the winter holidays mark one of the busiest seasons of the year.  With shopping, parties and vacations jam-packed on the calendar, it’s no wonder that many people take shortcuts when it comes to oral health maintenance during this time.  If you are traveling during the holiday season and you […]

Dental Implants: What Should I Believe?

Dental Implants have become commonplace, with over 3 million people worldwide hosting some sort of implant. Unfortunately, their rising popularity has been accompanied by an increasing number of misconceptions about what they can and can’t do. Let us help you to understand which of these common messages are true and which are fabricated. Message #1: […]

Sedation Dentistry: Could it be Right for You?

Have you ever felt anxious before a dental appointment? Well, you’re not alone.  Dental surgery, while very common and safe, is usually not something people look forward to. Thankfully, we have a solution to this common scenario.  With sedation dentistry, we can literally calm your nerves and send you off with a bright and grateful […]

Dental Implants: Are they right for you?

Not everyone is blessed with perfect teeth. Many people would tell you they lack the smile they’ve always wanted due to genetics, disease, and sometimes even accidents. Fortunately, we have a solution. With dental implants, you will no longer feel self-conscious about your smile; but rather delight in having a new and improved grin! What […]

Wisdom Teeth: What do I Really Need to Know?

For the majority of people, the removal of their wisdom teeth is just another part of growing up. However, that doesn’t mean it’s an easy part! A combination of frightening stories from friends and false rumors online have may have you feeling anxious about your upcoming procedure. So we’d like to set the record straight […]

Dental Implants: Five Things You May Not Know

How much do you know about dental implants?  With the increasing popularity and availability of dental implant surgery worldwide, patients are gaining more and more knowledge about dental implants every day. But did you know these five important facts? Dental implants are appropriate for almost all ages.  Not just for the elderly, dental implants are […]

Wisdom Teeth:  What’s the Big Deal?

Especially with the younger crowd, this is a question we get time and time again in our office!  And understandably so!  To some, removing the wisdom teeth seems like it should be an elective procedure, not a necessary one.  You have probably heard the statistic that 85% of people have to have their wisdom teeth […]