April 27, 2021 | Dental Blog,Dental Surgery

What Is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Any tooth pain can feel like a dental emergency. Pain or tenderness during chewing can interfere with your ability to eat, talk or sleep. However, most dental problems can wait until the first available dentist’s appointment. There are some conditions beyond the usual aches and pains that require emergency treatment – including after hours or… read more

April 20, 2021 | Dental Surgery,Implant Dentistry

What Are the Options to Replace Missing Teeth?

Missing teeth not only have a negative effect on a smile, but may also impact health and wellbeing by interfering with chewing and speaking. Whether lost teeth are the result of injury, decay, gum disease or a genetic condition, tooth replacement helps prevent shifting, misalignment and the eventual deterioration of the jawbone. If you are… read more

April 10, 2021 | Anxiety,General Dentist

Daily Activities That Can Severely Damage Teeth

Most people are aware that eating sugary foods is bad for the teeth, but most don’t suspect that many other routine daily activities may also cause tooth damage. Some common habits can harm your tooth enamel, damage your gums and impact overall oral health. If you think you might have suffered tooth damage from common… read more

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

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