March 25, 2021 | General Dentist

What Is a Dry Socket?

Dry socket (alveolar osteitis) is a condition that can occur after the removal of a tooth if a patient is not careful to prevent it. It can cause pain and discomfort, as well as a severe infection. Fortunately, dry socket is preventable and easily treated. Learn more about dry socket and what to do if… read more

March 10, 2021 | Dental Surgery

Types of Oral Surgery and What to Expect

Oral surgery can be daunting for a dental patient. Knowing what to expect from your upcoming oral surgery, however, can help put your mind at ease and relinquish unfounded fears. If you have questions about a specific oral surgery that are not answered here, please contact Dental on Central to speak to a friendly and… read more

January 27, 2021 | Dental Surgery,General Dentist

What to Do After You Chip a Tooth

A chipped tooth is one of the most common dental problems seen in dentists’ offices around the world. A chipped or cracked tooth is a painful issue that can cause minor to major damage. The only remedy for a chipped tooth is a visit to a dental professional. Before you have your appointment, however, there… read more

January 13, 2021 | Dental Blog,Implant Dentistry

The Benefits of Dental Implants

If you have a problem with a tooth that can’t be fixed, extraction may be the only remedy. Missing teeth, however, can impact how your mouth looks, feels and functions. Luckily, there is a modern solution that doesn’t involve dentures or partials. Dental implants are strong, durable and permanent replacements for missing teeth. They are… read more

January 7, 2021 | Anxiety,General Dentist

5 Ways to Calm Dental Anxiety and Fear of the Dentist

If the thought of going to the dentist fills you with dread, you are not alone. Fear of the dentist is a common phobia that results in 15% to 20% of Americans neglecting their dental health by not going altogether. Keeping up with your dental appointments, however, is extremely important for the lifelong health of… read more

December 29, 2020 | Implant Dentistry

What Is Implant Dentistry?

Dental implants were invented in 1952. They are synthetic replacements for real teeth, used when the real thing gets damaged or decayed past the point of repair. Implant dentistry is the field of oral medicine that focuses on the prosthetic replacement of missing teeth. If you need dental implants, it is important to choose your… read more

December 17, 2020 | General Dentist

What Are the Most Common Types of Dentists?

Most people don’t realize there is more than one type of dentist. The professional you see at regular checkups is a general dentist, but there are also specialists in many different fields within oral care. Learning the most common types of dentists could help you understand which type you need to see for your specific… read more

December 10, 2020 | Dental Blog

What Happens During a Routine Dental Cleaning?

Routine dental cleanings are essential if you want to maintain a healthy, bright and beautiful smile. Knowing a little more about what happens during a routine dental cleaning can make the process faster and easier. Learning what to expect can also ease any anxieties you may have about your upcoming appointment. Patient Intake Before your… read more

October 19, 2020 | Dental Blog

How Your Dental Health Impacts Your Chance of Getting Hired

For many millennial job seekers, the interview process can be extremely nerve-wracking. From taking extra steps to ensure an early arrival to practicing the perfect answers to interview questions, there are endless ways a candidate can prepare. Unfortunately, dental health is one of the last things that are considered during the preparation process. According to… read more

October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog

Your Childs First Dental Experience

The American Dental Association recommends for your baby’s first dental visit to be within the first six months after they spring their first tooth or by their first birthday. This helps your pediatric dentist get familiar with your family and vice versa. It is important to start children on a regular dental schedule early, because… read more

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