General & Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Why Emax Crowns Are The Better Choice

Why Emax Crowns Are The Better Choice

Dr. O wants everyone to know that a crown isn’t just for royalty. If you have a badly damaged tooth, a dental crown can be the perfect solution. This restorative dental procedure is a cap that covers the entire surface of the tooth. It restores strength, shape, and...

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Do you have Sinus Pressure or Toothache? Here’s How to Tell

Do you have Sinus Pressure or Toothache? Here’s How to Tell

When is a toothache a reason to call the dentist? If you’re concerned that there’s a dental reason for your tooth pain, then you’ll probably want to schedule a visit to your dentist’s office. However, sometimes pain that’s felt in your teeth and jaw starts elsewhere....

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What are Periodontal Pockets and How Do You Treat Them

What are Periodontal Pockets and How Do You Treat Them

Pants pockets are wonderful, useful things. Gum pockets aren’t. In fact, when pockets form in the gums, it can be downright dangerous for your teeth. These periodontal pockets are a sign of gum disease and an indication that you need to act now to prevent additional...

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Using Botox for TMJ: Symptoms & Treatment for TMJ

Using Botox for TMJ: Symptoms & Treatment for TMJ

The temporomandibular joints work hard. They don't just connect your jaw to your skull. They perform every time that you open or close your mouth, clench your teeth, talk, sing, bite down, swallow, or complete similar tasks. These jaw joints are an essential part of...

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Most Popular Types of Teeth Straightening Options

Most Popular Types of Teeth Straightening Options

A smile that's full of healthy, straight, white teeth is a beautiful thing. It's also good for your well-being. After all, an attractive smile boosts your confidence and your self-esteem, which can be good for your mental health. What if your teeth aren't naturally...

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Does Oral Health Contribute to your Overall Health?

Does Oral Health Contribute to your Overall Health?

You don't have to ace an anatomy course to figure out that the various parts of the body are connected. But it does raise a question. If an unhealthy mouth can have disastrous consequences for your smile, what impact can it have on the rest of your body? Could poor...

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Signs and Symptoms You Need a Root Canal

Signs and Symptoms You Need a Root Canal

The prospect of undergoing a root canal procedure is enough to strike fear into the heart of many people. During this endodontic treatment, your dentist or a root canal specialist removes the tooth's pulp and nerves. Then, they carefully disinfect everything before...

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