Overcoming Your Fear of the Dentist

The dentist can be a scary place for kids and adults. Nearly 8% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of their fear. Nearly two thirds of those individuals have this avoidance because of a bad experience they may have had in the past at the dentist. So, you aren’t alone in your fear… Read more »

FAQ About Scaling And Root Planing

What is scaling and root planing used for? These deep cleaning procedures are used to treat periodontitis, an advanced stage of gum disease? What is gum disease? Gum disease occurs when plaque and tartar infect the gums. Gingivitis is the first stage of this disease and shows red, swollen gums. Periodontitis is the advanced stage… Read more »