Don't Be Afraid, Your Dentist Can Help

How to Reduce Sensitivity After Tooth Whitening

Posted on

Professional tooth whitening is an invaluable service for improving the appearance of your smile. However, some patients experience uncomfortable sensitivity for a few days or weeks after the procedure. Here are three tips that can help you manage sensitivity after in-office tooth whitening.  Postpone Brushing Tooth whitening can lead to sensitivity because it partially lifts a protective layer over your teeth known as the dental pellicle. The pellicle is a thin film of proteins that protects your dental enamel from acids and abrasions and insulates the nerves inside your teeth from extreme temperatures.…

Read More »

Did Your Dentist Recommend Root Planing And Scaling? What You Should Know

Posted on

When you go to the dentist for your routine cleaning appointment, you probably don’t want to hear that you are in need of more serious dental and periodontal care. However, if your dental hygienist and dentist recommend that you come back in for a procedure known as root planing and scaling, you may be simultaneously surprised and unsure of what the procedure entails. Before you worry too much, you should get to know more about the procedure and what you can expect.…

Read More »

Tips For Dealing With Denture Sores

Posted on

While dentures are great at improving your life with a great smile and the ability to eat the foods you love, they are not without their own set of problems. Your dentures can cause you discomfort in the form of sores from an improper fit. As your dentures see more wear and tear, and the shape of your gums change as you get older, those great fitting dentures may be unintentionally causing you a painful problem.…

Read More »