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THE DENTAL BLOGS - Consumer Guide To Dentistry

The Dental Blogs is a consumer guide to dentistry – a collection of dental related information for consumers and the general public. We cover everything from tooth care and general dentistry to orthodontics, wisdom teeth removal, and other specialties and procedures. Get the best and most up-to-date information on proper dental care, dental services, the business and profession of dentistry, and even specific businesses in your area that may be able to help you get the dental care you need.

Inlays and Onlays

Inlays and Onlays, what you need to know

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know the difference between an inlay and an onlay. Inlays are used to replace a small amount of tooth structure loss, while …
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Invisalign: Everything you need to know

Invisalign: Everything you need to know

If you’re like most people, the words “orthodontics” and “metal braces” probably don’t conjure up images of a perfect smile. In fact, for many people, the idea of metal braces …
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Tooth Extraction

Tooth Extraction: When It’s Necessary and What to Expect

Dentists would rather not extract teeth. But sometimes, tooth extraction is the only way to save a patient’s smile or health. You may need a tooth extraction if you have …
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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are a dental treatment that has been used for more than 30 years to help prevent tooth decay. The sealant is a protective plastic coating that is applied …
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difference between a dentist and a dental hygienist

What is the difference between a dentist and a dental hygienist

It can be confusing to understand the difference between a dentist and a dental hygienist. After all, they both work in the dentist’s office and help take care of your …
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What is an orthodontist?

What is an orthodontist?

Do you have crooked teeth or an improper bite? Are you self-conscious about your smile? You may need to see an orthodontist. So, what is an orthodontist? Orthodontists are dentists …
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dental crowns

Dental Crowns: Everything you need to know

Dental crowns are a dental restoration procedure that is used to cover or cap a tooth. Crowns are made to look and feel like natural teeth, and can be used …
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What causes tooth decay?

What causes tooth decay?

Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems in the world. It’s especially common in children, teenagers and older adults. But anyone who has teeth can get cavities, …
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