In modern society, the removal of wisdom teeth has become something of a rite of passage for many teenagers and young adults. However, if you still have your wisdom teeth, you might be wondering if you really need to get them removed. If you do decide to have them extracted, should you do it sooner rather than later? Your dentist in Coeur D’Alene is here to discuss these important questions.
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May 25, 2018
April 26, 2018
You want the best for your smile. That’s why, if you have missing teeth, you might be thinking about getting dental implants in Coeur d’Alene. They are a sturdy, natural-looking tooth replacement option that has the potential to last a lifetime. They’re easy to take care of, and they can even prevent bone loss. But you may wonder if there is room in your budget for dental implants. Let’s talk about how much you might have to pay to get the beautiful, restored smile that you want.
April 5, 2018
Did you know that the sooner you catch oral cancer, the easier it is to treat? It also gives you a much higher chance of survival, unlike a majority of those who are newly diagnosed. About 60 percent of patients initially diagnosed don’t live longer than five years, mainly because they failed to catch their oral cancer in time. However, by visiting your dentist in Coeur d’Alene every six months, you can stay ahead of oral cancer and treat it if it appears.
March 14, 2018
A dental emergency can happen when you least expect it or when it was obvious from the start. According to your emergency dentist in Coeur d’ Alene, the most common dental emergencies occur for people participating in sports while not wearing the right protection. However, in other cases, emergencies can appear if patients put off seeing their dentist for too long.
Regardless of how it happened, you should have the correct knowledge to address it the right way as soon as possible. To keep you prepared, your dentist lists a few of the most common emergencies he sees and how to address them, at least after you’ve given him a call.
March 5, 2018
When it comes to technology, your dentist in Coeur d’ Alene knows they need to stay updated on the latest and greatest the world of dentistry has to offer. Not only can it make treatments easier for your dentist to perform, but it works incredibly well to improve the overall experience of your treatment. At first, you might be hesitant by the idea of your dentist using lasers to perform dental treatments, but once you’ve done it once, you won’t want to go back to the traditional methods.
Today, your dentist will be discussing the many benefits laser dentistry has to offer and what they intend to use it for.
February 8, 2018
According to research released earlier this year, patients with periodontal disease are twice as likely to have heart disease. If patients have high cholesterol, it may put them at an even greater risk. Considering that currently more than 200 million adults have some form of periodontal disease and 85 million have some form of cardiovascular disease in the U.S., it couldn’t be more important than now to address this link.
While researchers are still confirming the exact cause of this link, they know one thing for sure: it’s been firmly established that a link exists between periodontal disease and heart disease. Today, we’ll discuss the research and how to treat periodontal disease.
January 16, 2018
As we enter the new year, it’s important to get your dental treatments out of the way early. At the start of the year, your dental insurance resets, so the sooner you get your exams and cleanings done, the better off you’ll be in the long run. That’s why your dentist in Coeur d’Alene is here to offer a friendly reminder to patients.
We’ll be focusing on the what this reset means and how using your dental benefits are an essential part of your preventive care. Your insurance company is used to people not using their benefits, but this year, make it part of your health routine.
January 8, 2018
At the start of the new year, everyone you know is making resolutions. One friend says they’re going to lose 20 pounds this year and keep that weight off. Another promises to spend more time with their family instead of on working so much. While these are both important resolutions, oral health is worth a consideration.
With proper oral health, you dramatically reduce your odds of contracting oral disease and cavities. You can improve the quality of life for years to come just by making these tips from your dentist in Coeur d’Alene part of your daily routine.
December 10, 2017
The last thing you want in your life is chronic pain, especially when that pain prevents you from doing the most basic activities throughout your day. Simple acts such as chewing become unbearable if your teeth won’t stop throbbing in pain. Luckily, root canals in Coeur d’Alene can relieve you of that pain once and for all.
Soon you’ll know the process behind root canal therapy, giving you the confidence the day of your treatment. Keep reading to find out how to start eating comfortably once again.
December 4, 2017
Whether you’re trying to restore the smile you used to have or create the one you’ve always wanted but weren’t sure how, dental implants in Coeur d’Alene provide the best solution. As the technology of implants has advanced over the years, more patients are learning the multitude of benefits they provide.
By the time you finish receiving your implants, your friends and family won’t be able to tell the difference between your natural teeth and your prosthetics. Learn the benefits today before setting up your consultation.