As the expression goes, sometimes things are as difficult as pulling teeth. But with improved surgical procedures, tools, and techniques, extracting damaged teeth doesn’t have to be. Unless it’s your wisdom teeth, tooth extraction is generally considered to be a last resort procedure, but often it can lead to better results than [...]
If you have cracked a tooth, it may require immediate attention. Or it may not. But how can you tell? Here are some factors to consider before deciding whether to get treatment or not. How Serious Was the Incident? A tooth rarely chips for no reason at all. At a minimum, a tooth may chip [...]
Some people experience severe anxiety when undergoing dental treatment. With oral conscious sedation, it is possible to relax during dental procedures instead of being tense and fearful. Oral sedation dentistry, relaxation dentistry, conscious sedation and anxiety-free dentistry are all terms used to describe this type of treatment. In addition to alleviating anxiety, oral conscious sedation can help patients with a variety of conditions.
In Anchorage, Alaska a dentist's office is sometimes seen as a painful and scary place. Excellence In Dentistry located at 1000 East O'Malley, Suite 101, Anchorage, Alaska 99515 tries to discourage that image with a caring staff and qualified dentists. However, endodontic therapy, a dental procedure commonly known as a root canal, still carries a strong association with pain that sometimes keeps people from regularly visiting the dentist and tending optimally to their oral health.