June 8, 2019
Have you ever taken a bite into a big juicy steak? What about some delicious crunchy chips? If you are missing teeth, chances are you haven’t in a while. You may have had to stick to soft foods. What if there was a way to replace your teeth that allowed you to eat whatever you wanted again? There is, with dental implants. They are a permanent solution to teeth loss that offer many benefits. However, they are not the answer for everyone. A dentist is here to take a closer look at implants and whether you would be a good candidate for them.
May 4, 2019
You just broke a tooth while crunching ice, and it’s incredibly painful. You know you need to call your emergency dentist as soon as possible, but what are you going to do about the pain in the meantime? Fortunately, for many dental emergencies, there are over-the-counter solutions that can provide temporary relief before getting proper treatment. Here are some common dental emergencies and how to care for them before your emergency appointment.
April 21, 2019
Tooth extractions aren’t anyone’s idea of fun, but they are sometimes necessary to improve your oral health or relieve discomfort. If you’ve recently found out that you need a tooth extraction, it’s natural to start wondering what the procedure will be like. But that partially depends on the reason your tooth is being taken out and the type of extraction a dentist recommends. Just as there are different types of dental fillings and crowns, there are also different types of extraction procedures, some of which are considered easier than others. Keep reading to learn more below and get an idea of what you can expect!
March 25, 2019
You’ve just chipped your tooth at your company kickball game by sliding into home base, and suddenly you taste a little blood. You’re nervous about whether or not you should get help, but your friends say you’ll be fine. Even though you experience a searing pain every time you open your mouth, you’re not quite sure what would qualify as a “dental emergency” is, and you don’t want to make a big deal over nothing.
To minimize future problems and get immediate pain relief, it’s important to get to an emergency dentist as soon as possible while taking your own precautionary measures. Here’s how to handle the top 3 dental emergencies. (more…)
February 25, 2019
You’ve suffered tooth loss, but since you’re a natural planner, you tend not to jump into things without first taking a look at the different components. Thus, you want to know the cost of dental implants being inserted to replace your missing teeth. You’d also like an explanation of what the different parts of the procedure are. As you continue reading, find the answers you’ve been looking for!
February 14, 2019
The decision of whether or not to remove wisdom teeth differs from one person to the next. In general, it’s best to have them removed as a preventative measure. Otherwise, they may cause cavities or impaction later in life. However, because this is an individual matter, it’s important to seek the advice of your family dentist.
December 30, 2018
Knowing what to do when a dental emergency occurs can make a trip to your emergency dentist less painful and more productive. At the very least, you should know the typical symptoms of a dental emergency and how to manage any discomfort you may experience. It’s also a good idea to have clove oil or other dental supplies on hand.
October 31, 2018
You’ve been living without your teeth, and now the time has come to replace them with a denture in Salinas. Before you embark on this journey, though, you want to know what to expect. How will the dentures feel? How can you overcome any soreness? These and other questions are answered by your dentist as you continue reading!
August 12, 2018
Did you know that an estimated 85% of communication occurs through non-verbal means like body language, gestures, and facial expressions? It really makes the point of how important a smile is! But sadly, not everyone likes their smile – and some people even avoid showing it at all costs, which negatively impacts every area of life. Since a smile communicates joy, humor, and compassion, it’s crucial to having meaningful relationships. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can transform your smile so that you feel confident about showing it off. But first, you have to find a cosmetic dentist in Salinas that you trust to get the job done right. What’s the best way to do that? Find out below!
July 15, 2018
Over time, patients sustain damage to their smile in all sorts of ways. They either become discolored, get chipped in a minor dental injury, or become misaligned because they didn’t treat issues earlier in life. Whatever the cause, it can truly take a toll on their self-esteem and confidence.