Month: June 2014

What Is A Dental Crown?

Bridges, implants, veneers, root canals…do dental terms and procedures have you wonder what’s going on? Would you know what your dentist meant if he or she said you needed an implant, a bridge, a cap, or a crown? Caps and crowns are dental terms that are used interchangeably. Today your northwest Indiana dentist, Dr. Nicholas… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry

Twenty percent of the population fear going to the dentist. When you were a kid you would have to bite the bullet and go whether you were afraid or not. These days, dentists like to keep their patients comfortable. They know how important it is to attend routine appointments. How dental health affects your overall… Read more »

Father’s Day And Dental Health

You want the men in your life to be healthy, and with the strong link between dental health and systemic health, their tooth health is a good place to start. New research indicates that men develop periodontal disease more often than women, so it’s time to encourage the men in your life to visit the… Read more »

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing are often one of the reasons you may try to avoid the dentist, especially if you haven’t been caring for your teeth properly. You can feel the buildup of plaque on them, but they still look okay. You stopped flossing because it’s such a pain, and your gums bleed too much…and… Read more »