What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

Do you ever experience tooth pain upon chewing, or upon drinking something hot or cold? There are several types of sensitivity, and several possible treatments. Many patients fear the worst upon the first sign of sensitivity, but don’t panic! Oftentimes, the problem and solution are actually quite simple. But it’s always best to see your…

Is Dental Treatment Safe During Pregnancy?

Is Dental Treatment Safe During Pregnancy?

One of the most common concerns I encounter in my office is how to handle dental care during pregnancy. With all the well-known precautions about alcohol, caffeine, seafood, and more, it’s understandable that many pregnant women are apprehensive about receiving dental treatment. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation about the safety of routine dental…

Is Fluoride Safe?

Is Fluoride Safe?

Few topics generate as much controversy as community water fluoridation, and chances are, you’ve heard someone complain about the government putting fluoride in our water supply. Begun as a public health project in 1945, the initiative immediately drew accusations of communist subversion, mind control, and more. Controversy surrounding fluoride has continued to this day, as…