If a root canal is recommended by your dentist, no need to fear. Each year, millions of teeth are treated or saved with this recommendation, as it is an opportunity to restore health to an infected tooth. The root canal procedure has come a long way over the past decade and, though it may have had a bad reputation, it is nowhere near as painful … [Read more...] about Root Canal Recovery: What to Expect, Healing Time, Pain Levels and More
Are you nervous about having those pesky wisdom teeth removed? These tips can help calm those butterflies and ensure a smooth recovery after the wisdom teeth removal. Ask your oral surgeon a few questions. A few minutes of prep before the day of the procedure can go a long way toward a smooth recovery. Once you’ve selected an oral … [Read more...] about 10 Wisdom Teeth Removal Tips for the Smoothest Recovery
Sleep apnea mouthpieces are more than just the answer to a good night’s sleep. These dental appliances, also called Mandibular Advancement Devices, are now recommended by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine as treatment for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea results when patients have a blocked (obstructed), or … [Read more...] about Improve Sleep Apnea Without CPAP
A first impression is lasting and the best first impression starts with a smile. You can put your best smile forward by taking good care of it with dental hygiene done right. To help you brush up on your smile and overall health, please read on for 8 dental hygiene tips that will help you ensure you’re providing yourself the best chance for good … [Read more...] about Back to Basics: Brush Up On These Dental Hygiene Tips for a Great Smile
Patients who have lost or missing teeth have to make a decision. How can I fill in the gap in my mouth? Are dentures or dental implants best for my mouth? There is no clear-cut answer to the question. The answer depends on a number of factors that are different for every patient. To make the decision, patients need to learn the basics of dentures … [Read more...] about Dentures versus Dental Implants: Pros & Cons
The mere mention of dental implants can bring on a long list of questions. “What are dental implants? Are they a good option for me? How long do dental implants last? What is the cost of dental implants?” We’ve done our best to answer all those questions (and more), but the best way to get an answer specific to your situation is to ask your … [Read more...] about What are dental implants?
Summer is supposed to be a time of fun, so don’t let unhealthy habits sideline your kids during summer vacation. Keep them moving It’s too easy for kids to just sit and relax all summer---on their bed, in front of the TV, playing video games. Instead, enroll them in swim lessons. Sign them up for sports leagues. Take a daily walk together as a … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy this Summer
To all patients, families and friends: You are invited to our pool party! As a show of appreciation for all our patients and their families, we are hosting a pool party at the Watertown Aquatic Center on July 14th, 2015, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. The pool party is free, and all are welcome: patients, friends and family. There will be pool games, like a … [Read more...] about Come join us at the Area Dental Clinic pool party!