Medical technology is constantly advancing, and thankfully, this includes the field of dentistry. One of the newest things to be introduced are dental implants. Dental implants have a lot of benefits over many more traditional forms of tooth replacements.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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”
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.
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.
Most of us have been told since we were children how important regular check ups with our dentist are. But Why?
Time for a Dental Cleaning?
From the time we are little we are told about the importance of proper dental care. But Why?