Sometimes, pain in your teeth isn’t something you need to worry about. For example, if you already knew that you have sensitive teeth, and you eat something that exacerbates that sensitivity, you probably just need to be more diligent about avoiding items that cause you pain. Sometimes, though, a toothache is a sign of a serious problem that should have you dialing your dentist in Coeur d’Alene right away.
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July 31, 2018
July 14, 2018
The American Dental Association recommends that adults and children visit their dentist every six months for a routine exam and cleaning. However, many people feel that these biannual visits aren’t really necessary. They’ve convinced themselves that by skipping these appointments, they’re saving time, money, and pain — but in fact, the opposite is true! Neglecting routine visits to your dentist in Coeur d’Alene can damage your mouth, your wallet, and your schedule.
June 14, 2018
Everyone deals with it once in a while. You go up to your coworkers and try to strike up a conversation, only to be given a cringy look and offered a stick of gum or mint. Not only have you embarrassed yourself, but you’ve made it look like you don’t practice proper oral care, even if you do!
That’s why your dentist in Coeur d’Alene is giving patients five ways to cure bad breath for good.
June 3, 2018
Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants have the potential to last a lifetime. However, they’re still a new dental technology, relatively speaking. Thanks to centuries of innovation, trial and error, and due diligence by medical professionals and scientists alike, we can now reliably replace teeth in the most effective way possible. With that being said, your dentist is aware that patients have many questions about dental implants in Coeur d’Alene.
Here are a few of the most common questions your dentist hears.
May 25, 2018
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.
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.