For many people, going to the dentist is something they do not enjoy.
Some people fear a painful experience, others are uncomfortable with someone around their teeth, but maybe the largest group of people simply don’t like the cost of dentistry.
In this article we cover five reasons behind the cost of dental care.
Continue reading “Why is Dentistry so Expensive?”
Just 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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When 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.
Continue reading “The Importance of a Dental Assistant”
Dentistry 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”
If 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.
Continue reading “5 Common Dental Instruments – Names and Functions!”
Most 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.
Continue reading “The Six Types of Dental Specialists”
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.
Continue reading “What is a Dry Socket, and How to Prevent Them!”
Most of us have been told since we were children how important regular check ups with our dentist are. But Why?
Continue reading “The Importance of Regular Dental Deep Cleaning”
Time for a Dental Cleaning?
From the time we are little we are told about the importance of proper dental care. But Why?
Afraid of the Dentist?
Are you afraid of going to the dentist? Have you ever skipped a dentist appointment because you were anxious about what might happen there? Have you tried to ignore tooth pain rather than seek treatment—only to have the problem worsen over time? Continue reading “Dealing with Dental Fear and Avoidance”
Are you Experiencing Sensitive Teeth?
Have you ever taken a sip of your hot morning coffee or tea then grimaced as your teeth began to hurt? Or maybe at some point you stopped putting ice in your water glass or stopped eating ice cream to avoid aching teeth from the cold?
This kind of sensitivity to cold or hot foods and beverages can be frustrating and may even impact your quality of life. There are several dental conditions that can cause your teeth to become sensitive. Continue reading “When Teeth are Sensitive to Hot and Cold”