How to Treat Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth are more than just a nuisance.  They can change the way you eat and drink, causing you to avoid some of your favorite things.  But you do not have to live with sensitivity.  Here are some of the ways you can fight sensitive teeth. Try Over-the-Counter Products Many products available over-the-counter claim to help fight tooth…

Four Causes of Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth.  They create the most natural appearance and provide the best chewing function.  Implants also have a very high success rate, higher than most other dental treatments.  But they are not invincible.  This article will highlight some of the most common causes of dental implant failure. What is Dental Implant…

Dispelling Myths about Root Canals

Root canals have a reputation for being an awful dental procedure that you should avoid at all costs.  There is so much misinformation surrounding root canals, whether it is in a shared post on Facebook, an independent film, or stories passed down through generations about terrible experiences.  In this article, we will explain the truth about root…

Is There a Link Between Oral Hygiene and Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s is a frightening disease.  It destroys a person’s cognitive function, from an initial memory loss to a complete inability to care for oneself.  Patients with Alzheimer’s disease can live for many years in various stages of the disease process.  The toll it takes on both patients and caretakers is extreme.  For this reason, through ongoing research, scientists and…

Six Signs You Might Need a Root Canal

“Root canal” is a term most are familiar with but few understand.  A root canal is actually an anatomical space inside each tooth.  The dental procedure that most people envision when they hear “root canal” is actually a root canal treatment.  When the soft tissue living inside the tooth (nerves and blood vessels called the dental pulp) becomes infected…