Checkups

What Types of Medical Conditions Can Dentists Diagnose?

A dentist has to be prepared to diagnose all types of diseases and conditions. Read More →

How Common Is It For People to Be Born With Extra Teeth?

It's actually more common for people to be born with too few teeth than too many teeth these days. Read More →

What Information Should I Disclose When Meeting With a New Dentist?

Without a complete physical and oral history, it can be nearly impossible for a dentist to properly diagnose a patient. Read More →

Is It Safe to Take a Pain Reliever Before Coming In for a Dental Procedure?

Patients could prevent much of the dental pain or discomfort they may feel from dental diseases or cavities by taking pain relievers before coming in ... Read More →

Setting Expectations at the Dentist’s Office

Generally, says Dr. Kaplan, most people are concerned about one of four different values, or a combination of a few. Read More →

How Does a Dentist Decide Which Type of X-Ray to Use?

Today's dental professionals have more than one type of x-ray at their disposal. Read More →

What Happens at a Dental Checkup?

That recommended appointment every since months is so much more than a deep cleaning. Read More →

What Type of Dentistry Do Immigrants Usually Need?

The first thing that must always be done, says Dr. Lyons, is to have the patient come in for a comprehensive oral exam. Read More →

Are Digital X-Rays Better For My Health Than Conventional Film?

As the world becomes increasingly digitalized, more and more patients are asking about the benefits of digital x-rays. Read More →

Can Older Patients Benefit from Fluoride Treatments?

Fluoride treatments can help strengthen tooth enamel for people of all ages. Read More →