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how to fix broken teeth

Step By Step Guide On How To Fix Broken Teeth

Patients sometimes ask how to fix broken teeth. Sometimes they ask out of curiosity and other times after experiencing the trauma of a broken tooth. This step-by-step guide outlines common causes, what to do if your tooth breaks, and how dental hygiene helps protect your teeth.

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advanced technical technologies

How We Make a Difference Through Advanced Dental Technologies

Modern advanced dental technologies help dentists create a better dental care experience for patients. Southview Dentistry embraces the best modern technology and techniques to offer our patients effective treatment in a more comfortable environment.

Dentistry has changed over the past ten years, and it continues to evolve. New and emerging tools and techniques allow professional dentists to offer bespoke services that suit your unique mouth and your needs.

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Do You Need a Dentist or a Specialist for a Root Canal Treatment Process?

Some patients feel fear or anxiety when they hear their dentist mention the words “root canal.” However, if you suffer from certain kinds of dental pain, the root canal treatment process may be your best solution.

People have misconceptions about root canals. For example, many believe that root canals are extremely painful. However, most patients find that when a skilled professional performs the root canal it is no more painful than a common filling.

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what is sedation dentistry

What is Sedation Dentistry and Is It Right For You?

What is sedation dentistry? Sedation dentistry offers an alternative for patients who otherwise find dentistry very painful or distressing. With the help of medication, the patient relaxes while the dentist performs the procedure.

Patients seek sedation for a variety of dental procedures ranging from preventative care to oral surgery. Some patients cannot otherwise tolerate essential preventative treatments like an exam or cleaning without medication. For them, sedation allows them to enjoy a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Other patients need more complicated painful procedures that require some anesthetic. Each situation is different, but a skilled dentist understands the nuances involved.

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mouthguard for tmj

Choosing a Mouth Guard for TMJ Pain Relief  

Do you suffer from jaw pain, headaches, or facial pain? It may be a problem with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and or your jaw muscles. Often a mouth guard provides relief for people suffering from TMJ and muscle discomfort.  

Before we describe specific treatments, it helps if you understand some basic information about TMJ. Keep in mind, this information is for educational purposes. Regular dental care and exams are always the first line of defense against TMJ problems as well as other dental health concerns.

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most common dental emergencies

Most Common Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them

Have you suffered from tooth pain or a dental emergency? If so, you want to get help fast. Start by contacting your local dentist for an appointment. Next, use home remedies that are dentist approved for emergency situations. These treatments help to save your teeth if you have a broken or chipped tooth. You can also reduce dental pain and oral irritation before your appointment. Here are five of the most common dental emergencies we see at Southview Dentistry, and home treatments our dentists recommend.

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A Case Study: Same Day Crowns Versus Traditional Crowns

Imagine you are enjoying a nice dinner when you feel your tooth chip. You feel a hard, gritty piece of tooth in your mouth. Maybe you also feel pain. You may dread the inconvenience, expense and month-long wait involved in getting a new crown for your tooth.

You may be debating on same day crowns versus traditional crowns, but relief may be one dental visit away if your dentist offers same-day crowns. Otherwise, you may have to wait a month for a new crown. It is bad enough to suffer discomfort from a broken, chipped or a cracked tooth for even one day!

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best electric toothbrushes

What Are the Best Electric Toothbrushes Recommended by Dentists?

Electric toothbrushes provide many benefits for your dental health, leading to dentists recommending them to their patients. The first benefit is that they beat regular toothbrushes for removing plaque from the teeth. They also provide a more thorough clean for hard-to-reach spots. Plus, they clean the teeth faster while still helping you brush longer. By giving you a better tooth and gum cleaning, electric toothbrushes can help you keep a clean, fresh mouth and reduce your chance of developing gum disease and cavities. Despite the benefits, eventually you have to choose the best electric toothbrush for you. So what are the best electric toothbrushes recommended by dentists on the market?

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