Month: December 2020

Saving Your Tooth with a Root Canal

In last week’s blog, we learned how harmful oral bacteria can affect our grins in a variety of ways, including causing decay, infection, and even poor hygiene. While nobody wants to lose a tooth, that could be only viable option if it means preserving your oral health. Fortunately, your dentist will attempt to preserve your… Read more »

How a Deep Clean Prevents Periodontitis

Harmful oral bacteria can affect our grins in more ways than one. While the first thing to come to mind for most individuals is how their teeth are affected, oral health actually refers to all components present in the mouth, including the cheeks, tongue, throat, and gums. What’s more, all of these components must be… Read more »

A Few Words About Gum Contouring and Gum Care

For most of us, when we think of smiles and oral health, the first thing that comes to mind is teeth. There’s no doubt that preventive care helps keep your teeth healthy and your smile bright. But the teeth don’t do it alone! Without the support and attractive frame of the gums, teeth would be… Read more »

The Best Thing You Can Do for a Cavity

Cavities are something no one wants to deal with. They can cause pain, discoloration, and anxiety. If you suspect you might have cavities, it can make you hesitant to schedule a dental appointment, for fear of receiving some bad news. However, this is the worst thing you can do when you have a cavity. The… Read more »

Combating Dental Anxiety With Dental Sedation

Do you feel nervous about visiting the dentist? If so, then you’re not alone. In fact, various studies show that anywhere between 8% and 15% of people in the United States suffer from one form of dental anxiety. In today’s blog, your Northwest, IN, dentist will explain how we use dental sedation to ensure you… Read more »