If the words “root canal” send shivers down your spine, you’re far from alone. Few dental procedures are as famous — or infamous — as root canal therapy. But in fact, this treatment may just be able to save your suffering tooth, relieve your pain, and help you once again enjoy a worry-free smile. Let’s talk more about root canal therapy so you can learn what it is, what it can accomplish, and whether there are any alternative treatments.
J.B. Dental Blog
November 30, 2018
November 18, 2018
When people make resolutions for the new year, it’s typical that they don’t quite meet their goal. One of the main reasons they don’t follow through with resolutions is because they take on too much at once. Completely transforming a diet or daily routine doesn’t happen in a day, it takes time. If you’re looking for an effective way to improve your health without that much effort, oral health is a great place to start!
To help you get started, here are 4 resolutions from a dentist.
October 15, 2018
If you have one or more missing teeth, you may hesitate to fill in the gaps. You may reason that you still have enough teeth to chew food, and you may not be that concerned about aesthetics. However, even one missing tooth can serious oral health problems! Let’s talk about why you should speak to a dentist about restoring your smile and the treatments that may provide a suitable way to replace missing teeth.
October 2, 2018
Are you tired of seeing your crooked teeth every time you smile at yourself in the mirror? Millions of people have used Invisalign to discreetly reposition their pearly whites into their proper places. This comfortable, fast, and convenient treatment may be able to help you as well. Still, you may be concerned about fitting Invisalign into your budget. Will your dental insurance help? Are there other ways to mitigate the cost of your treatment? Let’s talk about these important questions.
September 22, 2018
The phrase, “Use it or lose it,” could be applied to a lot of things in life. If you learned a second language in high school but haven’t used it in years, you may have lost it. If you had strong abdominal muscles at one time but haven’t done a sit-up in 20 years, you may have lost them too! And, although you probably don’t think about missing out on your dental benefits by not seeing a dentist, it happens more often than you would expect. Since your insurance plan sets aside a certain amount of money each year, if you don’t use it, you lose it. Keep reading to find out how to avoid losing your benefits and learn what kind of coverage the most common procedures have. You may as well take advantage of your insurance benefits – otherwise, it’s like passing up free money!