5 Reasons Root Canals Aren’t as Scary as You Think

Has your dentist recommended a root canal? If you have even a little bit of dental anxiety, chances are, you’re not exactly excited to schedule the procedure. Modern attitudes and pervasive myths have led many patients to believe that root canals are painful, frightening and the absolute worst thing that could happen in the dentist’s […]

Is this Automated Toothbrush Dentist-Approved?

A toothbrush has captured the internet’s attention – that’s right, a toothbrush. But this one doesn’t look like anything you’ve ever seen before. It’s called Amabrush, and it’s the world’s first automatic toothbrush. This tool aims cut the time you spend brushing each day down – way down. Instead of brushing for two minutes twice a […]

Why Does My Tooth Hurt?

We’ve all been there. You wake up one morning and find that your molar is aching. Or you pull your floss from your mouth and rub your aching gums. Or, you experience a growing pain in your canine that’s been getting worse for months. No matter the cause of your tooth pain, you deserve relief […]

The Dangerous Side Effects of Grinding Teeth

We all clench our jaws from time to time. But there’s a big difference between occasional tension and nightly grinding. Unfortunately, many overstressed adults fall into the latter group. Bruxism is the ongoing habit of clenching and grinding teeth, usually at night while asleep. If grinding is allowed to continue, it can lead to the […]

How Often Should You Really Visit the Dentist?

Trying to puzzle out your perfect exam schedule? While there are always universal recommendations for patients, visiting the dentist twice yearly may not be the best schedule for your own teeth. Things get a little more complex when you take your own personal needs into account. Your dental history, personal habits, age, and more dictate […]