What Qualifies as a Dental Emergency?

Is it Really a Dental Emergency? Deciding whether a dental issue is an emergency can be difficult for those who aren't professionals. A general rule of thumb is identifying the situations where the patient is in danger of losing a tooth, has severe pain, or ongoing bleeding is considered an emergency. Bacteria can get into [...]

By | 2018-06-26T10:34:07+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Emergency Dentistry|Comments Off on What Qualifies as a Dental Emergency?

What Are Dental Crowns and When Are They Used?

The Power of Dental Crowns Dental crowns, tooth-shaped caps placed over a tooth, serve many purposes. They can protect teeth against breakage (or hold broken teeth together); restore broken or worn teeth; hold bridges in place; cover severely discolored teeth or dental implants. They can also be valuable in cosmetic dentistry. If a complete crown [...]

By | 2018-06-26T10:24:15+00:00 June 26th, 2018|General Dentistry|Comments Off on What Are Dental Crowns and When Are They Used?

Fearful of Seeing a Dentist? Try Indianapolis Sedation Dentistry

Fearful of Seeing a Dentist? Try Indianapolis Sedation Dentistry Studies show that up to 15 percent of people within the United States skip their dental appointments due to dental phobia or fear. If you get anxious or nervous about heading to your Indianapolis dentist, you’re definitely not alone. Your oral health is extremely important, so even [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:07:27+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Fearful of Seeing a Dentist? Try Indianapolis Sedation Dentistry

Chipped A Tooth? Here’s What To Do

Chipped A Tooth? Here’s What To Do Playing sports, biting down on hard foods or ice, or an accidental fall can result in a chipped or fractured tooth. Not only is this a cosmetic dental issue,  but it could result in nerve exposure, infection, and even further damage if you don’t have it taken care of [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:07:34+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Emergency Dentistry, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Chipped A Tooth? Here’s What To Do

Best Ways To Find A Dentist In-Network

Best Ways To Find A Dentist In-Network Finding an in-network dentist in Indianapolis isn’t always a cut and dry task. Insurance companies are increasingly restrictive as to which dental practice(s) are considered to be in their network. In some cases with multiple dentists practicing at the same office location, one dentist may be credentialed with [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:07:39+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Best Ways To Find A Dentist In-Network

A New Resident’s Guide To Finding A Dentist In Indianapolis

A New Resident’s Guide To Finding A Dentist In Indianapolis You’ve unpacked your boxes, set up your utilities, and even scoped out some nearby restaurants... Now what? Choosing a new dentist of course! When moving to a different city or town, it’s critically important that your dental care doesn’t fall too low on your priority [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:07:48+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|General Dentistry|Comments Off on A New Resident’s Guide To Finding A Dentist In Indianapolis

What Is The Best Mouthwash For Gingivitis?

What Is The Best Mouthwash For Gingivitis? Gingivitis is one of the most common forms of gum disease, but fortunately it’s also one of the most easily treatable, provided you follow your dentist’s advice and follow proper oral health practices. One of the most important things you can do to ensure your mouth stays healthy [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:07:54+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Preventative Care|Comments Off on What Is The Best Mouthwash For Gingivitis?

Tooth Injury Guide

Tooth Injury Guide Whether you chip or dislodge a tooth while playing sports or eating hard food, injuries can occur when you least expect it. Below is a helpful guide on what to do if you experience a traumatic dental injury. Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:08:02+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Emergency Dentistry|Comments Off on Tooth Injury Guide

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better? Toothbrushes today come in all shapes, sizes and colors. But perhaps one of the biggest decisions to make when selecting a toothbrush is whether or not you should get a manual or electric. How do you know which toothbrush is the best for you and your family? Here are a few [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:08:08+00:00 February 6th, 2017|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

What Is The Proper Way To Floss?

What Is The Proper Way To Floss? Flossing is one of the most important ways to promote healthy teeth and gums. Proper flossing helps dislodge food debris between the teeth and along the gum line where it is more difficult for a toothbrush to reach. This simple daily act prevents bacteria and plaque from building [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:08:17+00:00 February 6th, 2017|General Dentistry|Comments Off on What Is The Proper Way To Floss?