Bringing Your Kids to Their First Dentist Visit Knowing when the best time is to bring your kids to their first Dentist visit can be a difficult decision for parents; you may (as a parent) not want to bring them in if there aren’t any significant issues, or maybe you [...]
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How to Cope with Dental Anxiety Visiting the Dentist is not always a fun experience for everyone. Many individuals experience dental anxiety from the moment they enter the office and take in the clinical atmosphere; the smell, the equipment, the sounds, etc. When choosing a Dentist that’s right for you, [...]
Be sure to stick with your dental hygiene routine 2-3 times daily, and follow the proper precautions as recommended by your Dentist. Our staff are happy when you’re happy with your smile, and maintenance is key for your dental health.
A sealant does not have many restrictions when it comes to aftercare, so you may drink or eat as soon as you feel able to. It is, however, important to remember that the lifespan of a sealant is generally 3 years and therefore requires proper daily care to prevent damaging the sealant prematurely.
Dentures can take some time to get used to. Most patients require several minor adjustment appointments to properly fit your new dentures. These minor adjustments are included in the price of a new denture for the first three months. Patients may find that the dentures will take a little getting used to in terms of [...]
One of the more important things to consider is that, unlike veneers, bonding is more prone to stains, and is less likely to respond to teeth whitening. This simply means that patients should use precautions in terms of diet, and to not strain their teeth (for example, using teeth to open things). Also, patients will [...]
Avoid biting hard on the new crown or temporary for the first two hours or until the freezing wears off. If the new crown or temporary feels too high like it is the only tooth or the first tooth to make contact then notify the office for a quick adjustment appoint. Avoid sticky or chewy [...]
The first 24 to 48 hours are the most important following a tooth extraction. Avoid smoking, spitting, rinsing and drinking anything thru a straw for the first 24 hours. After 24 hours rinse your mouth with some salt water two to three times per day for 7 to 10 days. Pain usually decreases after 48 [...]
Some fillings take a full 24 hours to reach their maximum strength so avoid hard food for the first day. It is normal for some fillings to be sensitive to hot and cold for 10 to 14 days. Some larger fillings may be sensitive for 6 to 8 weeks depending or your body's ability to [...]
It is normal to experience some pain from the root canal procedure for the first 24 hours. Usually it is a mild pain easily remedied by an over the counter anti-inflammatory or analgesic for example Advil or Tylenol. Everyone and every tooth is different and their ability to heal is different. Some people have a [...]