Dental Care Articles

Should I Take an Antibiotic Before a Dental Procedure?

Medical guidelines regarding pre-medicating dental patients with antibiotics fluctuate from year-to-year. Antibiotic prophylaxis (pre-medicating to prevent infection) is currently recommended for specific situations involving certain surgeries and underlying health conditions. […]

The Top Five Cosmetic Dentistry Services

Three decades ago, cosmetic dentistry was something that was typically reserved for the movies, temporarily changing the way a certain actor or actress’ teeth looked on the screen. One of […]

What Does a Pediatric Dentist Do?

Apart from a general family dentist, one of the most common types of dentists that people are familiar with is a pedodontist — that is, a pediatric dentist. Like other […]

Planning For — and Recovering From — Tooth Extractions

Having a tooth removed is usually the last option for situations involving severe decay or infections that cannot be treated otherwise. Because dental extractions are straightforward, they offer a permanent […]

How Much do Dentures Really Cost Without Insurance?

Have you decided to finally invest in a new set of dentures to replace your missing or damaged teeth? If you’ve been suffering from ongoing dental issues because of a […]

How Can a Respiratory Infection Cause Dental Problems in Seniors?

There’s a saying that goes, “the mouth is the gateway to the rest of the body,” and it’s true: our mouths tend to reflect an impression of our overall health […]

FAQ: Everything You Need to Know About Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are one of the most traditional treatments available from your dentist. But even though they’ve been around for hundreds of years, people still have plenty of questions about […]

What Does an Orthodontist Do?

Orthodontic treatment addresses tooth alignment, jaw positioning, and other orofacial/orthognathic treatment. Essentially, orthodontists ensure that the teeth and jaws fit together in a proper occlusion (bite) allowing patients to chew […]

How Much Does Cigna Dental Insurance Cost?

Your Cigna dental insurance costs will depend on the type of plan that you enroll in. Each plan offered, just like your cable TV provider, has packages that include some […]

Types of Dental X-Rays and How Often You Need Them

For some people it feels like every time they turn around, their dentist is needing to take a new X-ray. Because different types of radiographs (X-rays) have different purposes, how […]

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