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A Guide to Dental Anesthesia

Whether you get local anesthesia, sedation, or general anesthesia is usually dependent on how difficult the dentist thinks your procedure will be. Here’s your guide to the different types of dental anesthesia available.       Local Anesthesia: Under local anesthesia you are awake, you may feel pressure, but you won’t feel pain. Your dentist or oral surgeon […]

Coconut Oil for a Whiter, Brighter, and Healthier Smile

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen revealed one of her health secrets, in her book, “Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life”. As part of her morning routine, she wakes up around 5 a.m. and swishes coconut oil around her mouth. This daily ritual called Oil Pulling serves “to clean out all the guck and to detoxify teeth […]

Advantage Arrest™: Silver Diamine Fluoride 38%

Silver Diamine Fluoride has been utilized for hundreds of years, and is now easier to use than ever!     What it Is: The first ever cavity-fighting liquid, Silver Diamine Fluoride, stops and reverses tooth decay before it appears. Halting the formation of caries (decay) in an earlier stage ultimately prevents the need for dental […]

Being Active Benefits Your Oral Health

What is Gum Disease? Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that hold your teeth in place. It is often caused by poor oral hygiene which allows for plaque to build up on teeth and harden. Some symptoms of gum disease include bad breath, red and swollen gums, tender or bleeding gums, painful chewing. […]

Dental Hygiene Tips for a Healthy, Happy Mouth

Brush your mouth properly, at least two minutes, twice daily! You shouldn’t just be brushing your teeth, because your tongue, your gums, and the roof of your mouth also need a good cleaning! To brush properly, place the bristles of the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle toward the gum line so that the bristles are touching the […]

Putting Off That Pesky Wisdom Tooth?

Most people don’t have the removal of their wisdom teeth high on their to-do list, especially if they are not bothering you. However, they can cause trouble for you and your mouth in the future if you don’t have them taken care of.   What do Wisdom Teeth do in your mouth? Wisdom teeth aren’t […]

Are Dental Implants Worth It?

  Everybody knows that a dental implant is costlier than your usual dental treatment, with each implant costing an average of $3,000 or even more. With that steep price tag, it’s perfectly normal for people to wonder if dental implants are worth it. Let’s list some facts about dental implants to see if they are, […]

What To Expect From Dental Implant Surgery

The idea of undergoing dental implant surgery can be a bit intimidating. After all, it does involve surgically placing metal posts into your jaw as a way of replacing damaged or missing teeth. However, knowing what to expect should help you prepare mentally and emotionally for the procedure.   What does a dental implant look […]

We’re Giving Kids A Smile During Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health month, and Englewood Dental is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Give Kids A Smile program and hosting their 3rd annual Give Kids A Smile® event to provide underserved children with free dental services. This year’s event will be held on February 3, 2017, from 9am to 1pm. Give Kids A Smile is held annually to: […]

5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth This Holiday Season

  During the holiday time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in celebrating and let our routines slip. Keep these dental care tips in mind to end the holidays with the healthy smile you started them with.     Stick with your oral hygiene routine, it’s especially important during the treat-heavy holidays Schedule a […]