The Function of Each Tooth

The Function of Each Tooth

Teeth help you chew your food to make it easier to digest, and each type of tooth has a slightly different shape for their respective job. They also help make your smile great! The five types of teeth include: Incisors Canines/Cuspids Premolars Molars Third Molars...
Do Wisdom Teeth Need to be Removed?

Do Wisdom Teeth Need to be Removed?

Throughout your life, you’ve probably heard someone, somewhere say, “My dentist said I need to have my wisdom teeth taken out.” Perhaps even your dentist has said this to you! Oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth is a standard practice, and hopefully...
Dental Probing: What’s the Point?

Dental Probing: What’s the Point?

Have you ever wondered why your dentist pokes your gums? What your dentist is doing is checking the depth of gum tissue pockets that surround your tooth. It’s a proactive way to identify your risk for gum disease, and when done regularly, can help catch the...
Understanding Nitrous Oxide

Understanding Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous Oxide (N2O) is a gas most commonly used by dentists to relax their patients, helping them enjoy their dental appointments. While it is not a strong pain-killer, it is a great tool to help induce relaxation. Since it is available to all our patients who request...
Dental Implants: Traditional vs. Mini

Dental Implants: Traditional vs. Mini

Replacing missing teeth via dentures, bridges and dental implants is no foreign practice to modern day dentists. If you are in need of an implant, your dentist may present two options: traditional and mini. Traditional dental implants are the best choice to guarantee...