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Why You Shouldn't be scared of a Root Canal

Why You Shouldn't be scared of a Root Canal

by Shearly (SU)
Hearing the words “root canal” don’t usually make people feel warm and fuzzy, but in a way, maybe they should. Because if you have been living with the pain of an infected or badly damaged tooth, a root canal may provide the relief you need. Besides which, modern dentistry has changed in recent years. There are more ways to safely and painlessly care for your teeth than there were even 10 years ago. Ultra-modern dental techniques can make an endodontic treatment (root canal) seem like a routine visit to the dentist’s office. A little information can go a long way towards not being afraid of a root canal anymore.

Best Dentist for Surgical and Nonsurgical Gum Care

Best Dentist for Surgical and Nonsurgical Gum Care

by Shearly (SU)
Most people do not spend a lot of time thinking about their gums. At least, not until they look into the sink and see blood after brushing their teeth, or notice other signs and symptoms of gum disease. Thanks to recent advances in oral healthcare, gum disease can be treated using both surgical and nonsurgical treatments, depending on the severity of the disease. If you are looking for the best dental care for surgical and nonsurgical gum care, look to Dr. Steven Hagerman, voted Top Dentist by Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine.

How Good Dentists Can Prevent a Lifelong Phobia

How Good Dentists Can Prevent a Lifelong Phobia

by Shearly (SU)
Dentaphobia, or the fear of going to the dentist, is a common phobia amongst all age groups, but especially present in children. The good news is that sending your child to a capable and compassionate dentist can not only remove the fear of going to the dentist, but could also possibly instill a stronger drive in children to participate in proper oral hygiene. Below are some of the techniques that dentist use to prevent or manage dentaphobia.

What is Restorative Dentistry?

What is Restorative Dentistry?

by Stephanie Meadows
They say, “You are never fully dressed without a smile.” From subtle changes to major repairs, your cosmetic dentist can perform a variety of procedures to improve your smile. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are discolored, chipped, misshapen or missing. Often, the first thing people notice about you is your smile. Then again, first impressions are everything. There are different treatment options to help rebuild and restore the health and beauty of your smile. This is called restorative dentistry.

What are Dental Implants?

What are Dental Implants?

by Shearly (SU)
In the event of losing a tooth, you may be presented with the idea or option of undergoing the process of receiving a dental implant. For medical reasons, receiving this type of implant is of vital importance. As we age – and as our teeth age – our jaw shape, facial shape, and overall health are affected by our teeth. Aside from the cosmetic reasons for having a full set of teeth, our ability to eat and maintain proper nutrition becomes challenging with missing teeth.

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