Why Would a Dentist Offer Free X-rays with in-office Treatments?

Many times dentists will offer free x-rays when you schedule an in-office treatment. Why would they do that? Dentists desire to provide patients the best possible care and a simple visual exam can’t always tell them everything they need. However, x-rays can help dentists diagnose and ultimately treat dental problems early on before they ever […]

Why is Teeth Whitening Important?

Whether you choose to whiten your teeth yourself, or have it professionally done by your dentist, there are some good reasons why teeth whitening is important. The teeth are not naturally white on their own, and how bright or white they are can vary a lot between people. For most people, the teeth continue to […]

Do I Really Need Regular Teeth Cleaning?

Just keeping your teeth clean can be beneficial for helping them stay healthy and strong. Many wonder how often they should clean their teeth and if it is really that important. Your dentist will have some recommendations based on your specific situation and dental health status. There are also a few guidelines for regular teeth […]

Importance of a Regular Dental Checkups

Your dentist probably recommends that you have regular dental checkups, and wants you to come back at least every six months. This is because having dental visits on a regular basis is essential for maintaining the health of your teeth and gums. It’s also important between visits to continue good oral hygiene habits to ensure your […]

What to Expect from a Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Wisdom teeth extraction can be considered a minor surgery and it is usually done in a dental surgeon’s office. Only in extreme cases where a person is at high risk of developing complications would it be done in a hospital. If you had an infection, the dentist will wait until the infection is cleared up before they […]