What is a Trial Smile?

Have you ever wondered what you would look like with a different smile?  Is there something about your smile you’d like to change, but your not exactly sure how to go about it?  Well, Miami sedation dentists offer a great solution to this called a Trial Smile. A trial smile is a unique way to get a quick look at … Read More

How Does Fluoride Work?

We constantly hear how important fluoride is for our oral health, but what is it exactly and how does it work?  You can find fluoride in most water supplies and it’s in most toothpastes as well.  Dentists often give fluoride rinses to patients to help fight off cavities, but why? Fluoride is natural and can actually be found in our … Read More

Fixing Missing Teeth

If you are missing teeth, whether in the back or front of your mouth, know that you have many options to fix your smile.  Modern dentistry has made it possible to replace missing teeth with natural looking methods. Whether you lost your teeth through an accident, decay or genetics implants are one of the best options for replacement.  Dentists can … Read More

Cancer Screening At the Dentist

Many dentists offer an important cancer screening which enables the dentist to catch oral cancers early and treat them quickly.  This process called ViziLite Plus, is a oral lesion identification system which is like the PAP smear for cervical cancer or the Mammogram for breast cancer. According to the ViziLite Plus website, one American dies every hour from oral cancer … Read More

Do You Need a Smile Analysis?

A smile can have a huge impact on perceived attractiveness and many people are very self conscious of their smile because of how important it is.  More and more dentists are offering their patients a smile analysis to determine areas of a smile that can be improved. When a dentist completes a smile analysis they are looking at numerous different … Read More

Afraid of a Root Canal?

Root canals have the reputation of being an excruciating experience for patients and many run from the idea of getting one.  This is not in patients’ best interest since a root canal may be necessary for good oral health. Severe decay can affect the tooth pulp which is where the nerve and blood channels reside in each tooth.  If a … Read More

Want Whiter Teeth?

Teeth whitening has been around for years, and the demand for services and bleaching products is increasing.  Feeling confident about your smile is so important and if removing stains and brightening your teeth helps, then it may be a service for you. Over-the-counter products for whitening are safe and affordable.  They can be effective but it’s important to follow directions … Read More

Types of Sedation Dentistry

More and more patients are turning to sedation dentistry to ensure a relaxed dental experience.  Whether fear drives your decision or you do not respond well to local numbing medication, know that sedation dentistry is safe and effective. Two of the main types of sedation are IV sedation and oral sedation.  IV sedation can only be offered by trained and … Read More

Understanding Sedation Dentistry

Many patients experience fear and anxiety when they have dental work completed. This often keeps them away from the dentist office, especially when it’s for an elective procedure. Luckily, sedation dentistry has been developed over the years to help those who have trouble getting numb, have had a previous traumatic dental experience, or simply cannot handle the anxiety often caused … Read More