Not So Sweet: Sugar And Your Child's Teeth

It's exciting when a child gets their first tooth. But a child's first cavity is a disturbing time. It's more common than you may think, and some 40% of American children will develop a cavity or cavities. After filling your child's cavity, the team at your family dentistry clinic will give you a few tips on how to prevent that single cavity from being followed by multiple cavities. Some of these tips will be dietary—ways to manage your child's sugar consumption.

Everything You Need To Know About Sedated Wisdom Teeth Extraction

It's a fact of life that if you have wisdom teeth, they often need to be extracted. However, many patients are concerned about the process, especially regarding sedation. Is sedation necessary? What types of sedation dentistry are available? Here's what you need to know about your procedure to make an informed decision.  Is Sedation Necessary for Wisdom Tooth Extraction? The primary purpose of dental sedation is to help alleviate anxiety and stress associated with dental procedures.

Restoring Your Tooth With A Ceramic Dental Crown

When you think of ceramic crowns, the first thing that may come to mind is structural damage to teeth. However, ceramic crowns are more than just a functional dental solution. They can play a crucial role in a smile makeover treatment plan and be used with dental implants. How Are Ceramic Crowns Used During Smile Makeovers? Ceramic crowns are not only helpful in restoring structural damage to teeth, but they are also a popular choice during smile makeovers.

Why You Should Avoid DIY Tooth Scraping Kits

The safest way to remove tartar buildup is to brush a few times a day, floss once a day, and visit your dentist regularly. Many people seek to invest in DIY tooth cleaning kits to save on the cost of a professional deep teeth cleaning procedure. The following are some dangers of DIY tooth-scraping kits.  They Damage Gum Tissue Plaque scrapers are sharp. This makes it likely for you to puncture your delicate gum tissue accidentally.