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Dental Emergency in Antelope, CA

Are You Experiencing A Dental Emergency? Know That We're Here To Help! When you are experiencing a dental emergency, the most important thing to remember is to remain calm. Panicking won't help solve the problem, and in fact, can often make things worse. When patients contact us about dental emergencies, they typically fall into two categories: sudden traumatic problem, or ongoing progressive pain. In either scenario, we have the expert [...]

Dental Emergency in Antelope, CA2021-12-28T08:00:04-08:00

The Good News About a Root Canal

Root Canal Therapy Halts Pain Many patients associate "root canal" with pain. In fact, this procedure is about pain relief. Toothache/tooth pain is commonly due to the buildup of pressure inside an infected tooth. When the nerve is damaged, conventional fillings won't stop the pain. The answer is to remove the nerve within the tooth without removing the tooth itself. That's what a "root canal" does, and opening the tooth's [...]

The Good News About a Root Canal2020-10-27T08:00:29-07:00

Today’s Improvements in Dentistry

There's a bright new trend in dental offices these days: more people are scheduling appointments because they want to, not because they have to. Dentistry just isn't the same anymore. In the past decades we've seen the development of materials and procedures that would be unimaginable to our predecessors. So if you know someone who hasn't been to the dentist in a while, tell them they'll be pleasantly surprised by [...]

Today’s Improvements in Dentistry2018-10-23T00:00:58-07:00

Mystery Pain & Phantom Toothache

There's only one good thing about a visibly damaged tooth: here, clearly, is where the pain's coming from and where our response will be focused. But complaints of "tooth pain" without a clear source or origin—now, that's something else entirely. Say you've been good with your hygiene, faithful in your checkups, and you wake up one morning with a vague pain. You can't see a crack or cavity, but something's [...]

Mystery Pain & Phantom Toothache2018-04-10T08:00:34-07:00

Where Did All the Pain Go?

The Reality is, Today's Dentistry is Virtually Painless There's a bright new trend in dental offices these days: More people are making appointments because they want to, not because they have to. What is it about a visit to the dentist that feels this good? One simple, wonderful fact: In most cases, the pain is gone. Painless dental treatment is bringing us to a level of well-being—and appearance—makes a positive, [...]

Where Did All the Pain Go?2017-09-26T00:00:19-07:00

Dental Phobia

Not in my mouth you don't! The bad thing about dental phobia is that it prevents people from seeking the care they need—when they need it. The good thing about it is that, today, we can treat fear as successfully as we treat tooth decay or crooked teeth. Over six million people experience some degree of anxiety when they visit the dentist. Two million dental patients are just plain scared, [...]

Dental Phobia2017-06-13T00:00:03-07:00

Dealing with a Dental Phobia

The bad thing about dental phobia is that it prevents people from seeking the care they need—when they need it. The good thing about it is that, today, we can treat fear as successfully as we treat tooth decay or crooked teeth. Over six million people experience some degree of anxiety when they visit the dentist. Two million dental patients are just plain scared, so scared that they suffer shaking, [...]

Dealing with a Dental Phobia2016-07-05T00:00:05-07:00

Anxiety—No Laughing Matter

We’d like to offer one comforting and wonderful fact about today’s dentistry: its virtually painless. Technology, new procedures, and some very sophisticated approaches to anesthesia have all contributed to painless treatment, from cleaning to cavity preparations to root canals. But what if you didn't grow up with modem dentistry, and remember it differently? If you have had difficult dental experiences, you may be among the 150 million Americans who white-knuckle [...]

Anxiety—No Laughing Matter2015-09-22T00:00:33-07:00
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