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Sedation Dentistry: What Is Laughing Gas?

For as long as there have been viral videos, there have been videos of people on the dentist chair acting very funny because of the anesthetic known as “laughing gas.” Laughing gas has been a part of sedation dentistry since the Civil War, but most patients still do not know exactly what it is and…

Home Options for Teeth Whitening

Everyone wants to have a brighter smile, but with so many different teeth whitening options that have become available in recent years, it can be overwhelming. It is necessary to first consider how much whitening is needed and the dedication of the user to the treatment. Someone looking just to clean off some staining will…

4 Benefits of Laser Periodontal Therapy

With advancements in technology, laser procedures are the new frontier of dental care. While lasers have many applications, one of the most promising is in the treatment of gum disease through laser periodontal therapy. Nearly half of American adults suffer from gum disease.  From the lack of access to dental care, to simple poor hygiene…

5 Common Procedures (other than a cleaning) You May Need to Have Performed at the Dental Office.

If you feel a sense of anxiety whenever you think of seeing a dentist, you are definitely not alone. For many, when a visit to the dental office is imminent, their inner voice whispers: “But how much care do these teeth really need? Can’t I clean my teeth at home?” A lot of us would…

3 Fast Facts about Dental Treatment

There are lots of different myths floating around regarding the methods for and recovery from dental treatment. These myths often cause people to be afraid of visiting the dentist or dread even having their teeth touched altogether. This is a problem because it can lead to dental problems that would have been avoided if the…