Dental Blog

Debunking Root Canal Myths

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 10-Mar-16 19:20.
It is quite unfortunate that root canals have gotten such a bad reputation. This is largely due to the fact that there are a number of myths that surround a root canal procedure. The truth is, when performed by a skilled dentist, root canals are incredibly effective procedures that can save your smile and your overall health. A root canal is used to restore heavily damaged teeth and stop the spread of infection through the body.

3D Cone Beam Technology: A New Dimension in Dentistry

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 06-Mar-16 15:50.
Cone Beam Imaging, a relatively new form of technology, incorporates a third dimension to dentistry. This method has transformed how dentists gather information, diagnose, and treat patients by leaps and bounds.

Invisalign and ClearCorrect: Invisible Options for Straight Teeth

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 12-Feb-16 17:06.
The late 1990’s brought a revolutionary new form of straightening teeth called Invisalign. Quickly gaining popularity around the world, dental professionals and patients alike applauded this clear way of straightening teeth that were overcrowded, misaligned, or gapped.

Is Your Toothbrush in Shape?

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 09-Feb-16 00:17.
When is the last time you bought a new toothbrush? If you are struggling to come up with the answer, it is probably safe to assume you need a new one.

Dry Mouth Dangers

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 12-Jan-16 17:16.
Dry mouth can present possible future dental issues if not addressed quickly. Don't risk your oral health when it comes to a lack of saliva.

Wisdom Teeth: Why Risk It?

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 09-Dec-15 17:14.
Having your wisdom teeth removed can be scary for some people. Is having wisdom teeth removal a necessity? Find out.

Using Lasers to Treat Gum Disease

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 11-Nov-15 15:05.
Gum disease has long been associated with tooth loss. Without treatment, gum disease can lead to more serious health complications.

Do You Know The Signs of Oral Cancer?

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 14-Oct-15 17:44.
Oral cancer is quickly becoming one of the most prevalent forms of cancer affecting millions of people. Do you know how to spot potential oral cancer?

Protecting Our Local Athletes

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 31-Aug-15 22:21.
Dental trauma often happens during contact sports. If you have a child participating in these types of sporting events, you may want to considering protecting their oral health with the use of mouthguards.

Isolite®: A Comfortable Way To Experience Dental Care

Submitted by Dr. Ernst on 18-Aug-15 02:03.
Would you like to experience your dental procedure more comfortably and up to 50% faster? If you choose a dentist who uses Isolite, you certainly can. Isolite is one of the many ways that technology has improved the field of dentistry. This tool illuminates the oral cavity from within the mouth, while isolating certain areas of the mouth with a special mouthpiece. This is a system that benefits both dentist and patient. The patient can remain more comfortable without straining jaw muscles and the dentist is provided a clearer and better workspace within the mouth. The Isolite is also enabled with suction and rinsing features, which can eliminates multiple breaks during the procedure and speeds up the overall appointment time.

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