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Why Not? 4 Reasons Dental Sedation May Not Be Right for You

June 6, 2024

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Cookie-cutter doesn’t work for each person. In fact, when it comes to your dental care, it shouldn’t be anyone’s approach! As a result, not all treatments will be right for you. Dental sedation, for instance, is a great option to make dental appointments easier and better for many patients, but not all. Why would you possibly not make a good candidate for dental sedation? Check out these four reasons!


Get Answers! Ask These 6 Common Dental Sedation Questions

February 6, 2024

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female patient talking to her dentist about dental sedation

If you’re a smart consumer and patient, you do your due diligence before jumping on any bandwagon. You research and you ask the right questions to get to the truth. Well, when it comes to sedation dentistry, there are multiple common questions that most people ask when considering this treatment. Asking your dentist these questions about dental sedation can help you get a better idea of whether it’s a good choice in your case.


Is Dental Sedation Safe for Your Child?

January 16, 2024

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smiling boy with a nasal mask on his face

As a responsible, loving parent, you worry about your child’s safety. You do your best to keep them out of harm’s way whenever possible and are cautious about what goes into their body. When your child experiences dental anxiety, you naturally hesitate to turn to dental sedation like nitrous oxide because you wonder whether it’s safe for their little body.

Talking to your family dentist about your concerns can answer many of the questions you may have, such as the following.


Dental Sedation and Pregnancy: What’s Safe for You and Your Baby?

November 14, 2023

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pregnant patient being treated at the dentist’s office

Parenthood requires sacrifice, especially from mothers. For nine months, you must take extra care of your body to help the baby grow. While you’re pregnant, you must stay away from sushi, alcohol, smoking, deli meats, and many other foods that could harm the developing baby. You also must steer clear of potentially risky activities. It may seem restrictive, but it’s a small price to pay to give your baby a healthy start.

When it comes to your dental health during pregnancy, you may wonder what is and isn’t allowed. Can your dentist see you while you’re expecting? Is it safe to have a cavity treated? Can you get dental sedation during pregnancy?


Paying for Dental Implants: Insurance and Other Affordability Options

October 30, 2023

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dental implant in front of a pile of money

To replace your missing teeth, you want prosthetics that look and feel just like real teeth. You won’t accept sub-par quality—you want dental implants. But then, you see how expensive they can be. Hold on! Don’t let your initial sticker shock deter you from having a complete smile you deserve. Your dentist can provide affordable options for this cutting-edge treatment.

Does dental insurance lower the cost? What are these other ways your dentist can make this replacement option financially feasible? Find out by reading the content below!


Answers to 4 Questions about What to Expect After a Root Canal

October 13, 2023

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woman relaxing on the couch

You just had root canal treatment. The hardest part is over, but as you go home, you may have some questions about the aftermath. Here are the most common questions about recovering from a root canal and answers that can help you know what to expect, relax, and avoid unpleasant complications.


Will Nitrous Oxide Make You Sleep?

September 29, 2023

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patient getting nitrous oxide and staying awake

When you have dental anxiety, any treatment can seem intimidating. Whatever your reasons for fearing the dentist, being put to sleep may seem like an attractive option; however, hospital-grade anesthesia is overly drastic for most dental procedures.

Nitrous oxide is a much more appropriate sedation option, but will nitrous oxide put you to sleep? The simple answer is no, but it is still worth your consideration. Keep reading to learn more about this milder sedation and another more powerful alternative.


Worth the Cost: Why You Should Get Sedation Dentistry

September 15, 2023

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young patient wearing a nasal mask for nitrous oxide sedation

When you discovered sedation dentistry, it was a game changer for you. Appointments have since become much easier and more relaxed, but in these troubling economic times, you may find yourself looking for ways to save money. Is sedation really something you should cut?

Although sedation can cost a couple of hundred dollars, in this post, you will learn about how sedation can help you save more in the long run and how your dentist determines the cost of sedation.


Key Differences Between Dental Crowns and Fillings You Should Know

August 30, 2023

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To someone unfamiliar with dental terms or treatments, a crown and a filling may seem interchangeable. They are both used to repair teeth, right? However, the reality is that these are different restorations that you need to understand. Keep reading to learn how crowns and fillings are unique and how they can help your smile get back on track to full health.


Diet: The Secret to Extending the Life of Your Veneers

August 14, 2023

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man eating a healthy meal

A flawless, confident smile is timeless. For some, veneers are necessary to achieve perfection, but maintenance is simple and well worthwhile. Of course, to keep your veneers in excellent shape, you must brush and floss your teeth every day and see the dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings, but will you need to alter your daily diet? It depends on the stage of treatment you’re in and how long you want your veneers to last! With the right choices, your veneers could still look great at 20 years or even more. Learn about what you should and shouldn’t eat to preserve your perfect smile.

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