When Your Dentist Won't See You And You Know You Have A Cavity: What To Do Next

Posted on

There is a trend in dentistry now where if your blood pressure is even borderline high, your dentist will not treat any dental issues you have. It can be an incredibly frustrating and worrisome time. When the dentist tells you that your blood pressure has to be lower, but you need that cavity filled and the tooth restored, what do you do? The added complication of spending weeks and months trying to get your blood pressure under control leaves that cavity exposed, which can get worse.…

Read More »

Does Your DNA Hold The Key To Your Dental Health?

Posted on

As genetic science explores more and more issues that bind us to our ancestors, it’s not surprising to find out that something like your dental health might be predicted by your DNA. Dental problems run in families, and it’s not just about the appearance of your teeth. Knowing about potential problems gives you an opportunity to take action and prevent that inherited tendency from negatively affecting you. Read on to find out more about some dental problems that could be passed on from your parents to you and from you to your children.…

Read More »

Tips For Easing Kids' Fears Before Dental Appointments

Posted on

Going to the dentist is a regular part of most people’s lives, but it can cause a lot of anxiety in children. It’s important to recognize and address these fears as early as possible to set the stage for good dental hygiene in your child’s life.  Even if your kid hasn’t been to the dentist before, she may dread the first appointment due to the unknown. She may have heard scary stories of drills and pain, and is fearful days or months before she walks into the dental office.…

Read More »