What to Expect In an Extraction

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What to Expect In an Extraction

An extraction that does not require surgery is what is called a simple extraction. It is a straightforward procedure: the dentist will use a tool called an elevator to loosen your tooth, and then remove it with a pair of forceps. If necessary, the dentist will close the socket with a single dissolvable stitch, before sending you home. You will... read more »

Healthy Foods to Protect Your Smile

Eating nutritious and healthy foods can prepare your smile for a successful summer season. With the right diet, you can lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease, and even help to rebuild your tooth enamel. Listed below are important facts regarding healthy foods to consider: - Keeping your teeth clean after meals is essential because you cannot always... read more »

How Dental Health and Your Overall Health Are Related

You may know that you should brush your teeth if you’re interested in protecting the health of your teeth, but did you know that brushing and flossing could also help your overall health? If you don’t care for the health of your teeth, plaque and bacteria may enter your bloodstream and cause long-term damage. Even major organs such as your... read more »