Should You Have a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon Extract Your Rotten Tooth?
28 July 2015
If you have an extremely rotten tooth that needs to be extracted, you have two choices. You can go to the dentist, or you can go to the oral surgeon. To help you decide which option is right for you, take a look at these questions?
1. Is the dentist willing to remove your tooth?
In some cases, dentists will simply refer you to an oral surgeon. The dentist may not have the experience, tools or malpractice insurance to make that procedure possible.
What Every New Parent Should Know about Medicare Child Dental Schedules
29 June 2015
When you have a child that receives medicare dental, especially if this is your first time dealing with this program, there are some things you need to know. One of those things is the benefits schedule. This schedule allows parents to see what will be covered under the medicare dental, as well as other information regarding their child's dental health. If you are new to the program, here are a few things that every new parent should know about medicare child dental schedules.
What is gum disease and how can you stop it in its tracks?
29 May 2015
If you have ever experienced a swelling of your gums, you will know that this can be an unpleasant sensation in the mouth. It is most probably a sign of some degree of gum disease. This might sound terrifying, but it's actually not something to get too stressed about. In fact, half of adults experience gum disease to some degree. Although this shouldn't give you a sleepless night, it is a sign to do something about it now before the problem gets any worse.
A Quick Guide To Root Canals
27 April 2015
Getting a root canal is something that most patients feel extremely anxious about. However, the procedure is usually as painless as having a regular filling. The best way to reduce your anxieties is to fully understand the procedure, so take the time to read this quick and easy guide.
What is a root canal?
Root canal procedures are used to repair teeth which are badly decayed or infected, saving them from extraction.