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Surprising and Unusual Cavity Fighters

Taking your dental health seriously requires regular brushing, flossing and dental checkups. But even then, cavities can sneak their way into your mouth causing pain, discomfort, and extra visits to Mint Dental.

To help give you every opportunity to keep your teeth clean and cavity free in addition to your normal routine we’ve compiled a list of unusual cavity fighters that you can use.

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What is Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

The first thing we should cover is “What is sedation dentistry?” and “What is the difference between sedation and anesthesia?”

One of the first things that people think of when the dentist comes to mind is pain, so our first goal at Mint Dental is to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

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Four Common Dentistry Questions

Common Dental QuestionsJust like any other industry, there are some questions that just get answered over and over again.

Dentistry is no different. In fact, there may be more in the dental field because it is something people tend to avoid and put off.

In this article we’ll address four of the most common dental questions that we get on a day to day basis!

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The Importance of a Dental Assistant

Dental assistantWhen you walk into a dental office you normally don’t sit down with your dentist right off the bat. Normally you see the receptionist, then the dental assistant. Only after that will you see the actual dentist.

The dental assistant is an invaluable bridge between the dentist and their patients. This makes selecting an assistant a very big declension here at Mint Dental, one which we take very seriously.

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Dentistry During Pregnancy – Three Things You Should Know

dentistry during pregnancyDentistry isn’t probably something that is top of mind when you find out you’re pregnant. After all, you have a LOT on your mind.

When faced with an addition to your family dentistry can take a back seat, right?

However, pregnancy does increase a woman’s chance for several common oral health issues that you should be aware of.

We want to discuss three specific issues that we see quite often with pregnant women so hopefully you can avoid them! Continue reading “Dentistry During Pregnancy – Three Things You Should Know”

5 Common Dental Instruments – Names and Functions!

Dental InstrumentsIf you ask the average person they probably would say that they don’t enjoy going to the dentist.

Dentists actually are pretty understand on this. Not only do dentists tend to work very close to a patient, the light is bright, and lets face it, some of the tools we use are rather, sharp.

At Mint Dental we’d like to alleviate some of the discomfort that comes from a visit.

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The Six Types of Dental Specialists

Dental SpecialistsMost of us know that we should visit the dentist every six month for routine deep cleaning procedures. It’s something that is often told to us from a very young age.

What many might not know is there are actually different specialties inside the dental professional that spend extra time and further their education past the normal degree.

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What is a Dry Socket, and How to Prevent Them!

What is a Dry socket Dry Sockets

Anytime you have a tooth removed, or have one knocked out, you are at risk for developing a dry socket.

When you go through a tooth removal procedure at Mint Dental we cover a lot of this information before you have a molar removed, but this article is meant to be a nice, quick reference, for those times a dentist isn’t available.

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