The Ins and Outs of Sedation Dentistry

Countless people are afraid of the dentist, whether it's because of lies run through the rumor mill or a less-than-satisfactory prior experience. Keep in mind that a quality dentist will assure you have a pleasurable, efficient experience.

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Drew Rossell
Don't like shots?

I believe more people have this fear than any other when it comes to getting dental work done. Most procedures still require the use of anesthesia to make you comfortable. Though the “shot” has not been completely eliminated, there are some exciting advances in dental anesthesia that will make your visit more comfortable

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Drew Rossell
Should I replace silver fillings?

I like to tell my patients that there are three major flaws with silver fillings. First they are ugly. Second, they are not typically bonded to the tooth and they expand and contract with temperature, thus allowing teeth to fracture. And third, they are just plain ugly(yes, I know i said that twice).

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Drew Rossell
Is gum chewing bad for my teeth?

Although some consider gum chewing a “dirty habit”, occasionally chewing the right kind of gum can actually be a “clean habit”. Chewing sugarless gum can have a lot of benefits on your teeth and mouth besides just fresh breath.

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Drew Rossell
Are x-rays really dangerous?

Q: I had x-rays taken at the dentist recently and they forgot to use a lead apron… should i be concerned?

A: Just like most things these days, “they don’t make ‘em like they used to”…and that is a good thing when we’re talking about dental x-ray equipment. For the the last 10 years, Digital X-ray equipment has been on the rise in dental offices and it is quickly becoming the standard of care.

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Drew Rossell
Got bad breath?

Q: What is the best way to get rid of bad breath?

A: Bad breathe comes from a number of sources. Of course, the obvious would be a lack of good oral hygiene practices. But brushing your teeth twice daily isn’t enough. Chronic bad breath which originates in the mouth typically comes from bacteria that most everybody already has.

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Drew Rossell
The Benefits of Going to the Dentist Regularly

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry found that nearly 74% of adults feel that an unattractive smile can hurt their career success. Many more adults suffer from anxiety about the look and health of their gums and teeth. The only way to fight this anxiety and feel confident every time you meet someone is to regularly go to your dentist.

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Drew Rossell
Smile Makeovers: Your Guide To Which Procedures Can Improve Your Teeth

There are very few people lucky enough to have a completely perfect smile, so most of us have one or two reasons why we might want to see a cosmetic dentist. Whether your teeth are discolored, uneven, or have gaps, there is a solution in dental care for you. Take a peek at this list of common cosmetic dental issues, and find the solution that will give you the perfect smile.

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Drew Rossell