Why Are Preventative Dentist Appointments Important?

Dental Hygiene Goes Far Beyond Teeth Would you believe that people with periodontal disease (inflammation of the gum and bone supporting the teeth) are twice as likely to suffer coronary artery disease? Who'd've thought that a bad tooth could make a heart condition worse? Or put you at greater risk for a stroke? Infections are [...]

By |2019-04-26T03:30:49-04:00December 17th, 2018|General Dentistry, Preventative Care|Comments Off on Why Are Preventative Dentist Appointments Important?

How Sedation Dentistry Works

What is Sedation Dentistry? Sedation dentistry (also called "conscious sedation") uses medications like Halcion or nitrous oxide to calm the patient during a dental procedure. Generally, sedation is only used when a patient has a genuine fear or anxiety that would keep him or her from visiting the dentist or would prevent the dentist [...]

By |2019-04-26T04:02:05-04:00September 19th, 2018|General Dentistry, Preventative Care, Sedation Dentistry|Comments Off on How Sedation Dentistry Works

The Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Below, your local dentist in Indianapolis points out five foods that can cause serious damage to your mouth as well as the best way to care for them. Five Foods That Cause Major Damage to Your Teeth When it comes to your teeth, sugar, and acid are the two more damaging things you eat [...]

By |2019-04-26T04:19:03-04:00August 24th, 2018|Preventative Care|Comments Off on The Worst Foods for Your Teeth

The Benefits of Using a Water Flosser

Be honest, do you floss every day? If you answered ‘no’ don’t worry, you’re not alone. Only about 50% of Americans floss daily. Moreover, around 18.5% don’t floss at all. Of course, flossing is an integral part of good oral hygiene; it gets into the spaces between your teeth and gums where your toothbrush [...]

By |2019-04-26T04:24:41-04:00July 30th, 2018|General Dentistry, Preventative Care|Comments Off on The Benefits of Using a Water Flosser

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 [...]

By |2019-04-29T02:16:54-04:00March 7th, 2017|Preventative Care|Comments Off on What Is The Best Mouthwash For Gingivitis?