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What Customer Reviews Mean to a Dentist
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What Customer Reviews Mean to a Dentist

These days, most people will check out one or more reviews on review sites before reaching out to a dentist’s office. The reason is simple: People want to get a feel for the dentist’s reputation, customer service, and professionalism, and they want an honest assessment, not one influenced by an advertising budget. Dentists, for their...

Help! My Kid Has a Mouth Full of Cavities!
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Help! My Kid Has a Mouth Full of Cavities!

The last thing a parent wants to hear at the dentist is that his or her kid has a bunch of cavities. Not only are fillings and additional expense, but most parents feel a certain amount of guilt when their children have cavities. In reality, cavities are common and can pop up in children and...

Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns
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Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns

Once you get a dental crown, you may think that your problem tooth is fixed forever. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Crowns can have issues that might require further dental work. When a tooth needs to be restored, a dental crown is often the best solution. The crown encases the damaged tooth, making it...

Are Dental Credit Cards a Good Idea?
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Are Dental Credit Cards a Good Idea?

One of the biggest obstacles to getting dental work done, outside of worries about pain and a general fear of the dentist, is the sheer cost of many dental procedures. Dental work can be expensive, and even those with a solid income might find that needed procedures easily surpass their budgets. So what is the...

How Can I Manage the Pain of Pulpitis?
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How Can I Manage the Pain of Pulpitis?

If you have dental pain, it might mean you have pulpitis. Pulpitis is an infection inside the tooth and needs a dentist’s attention. There are ways you can manage the pain of pulpitis until you can make an appointment with a qualified dentist. Causes of Pulpitis Pulpitis gets its name from the part of the...

Can Teeth Whitening Damage Teeth?
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Can Teeth Whitening Damage Teeth?

According to the global market and consumer data analysts at Statista, 40.5 million Americans used teeth whitening products in 2018. The quest for a brighter smile has been a multi-billion dollar industry for some time. If you’re considering having your teeth whitened, you probably have some questions. One of the most common questions that dentists...

How is Family Dentistry Different?
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How is Family Dentistry Different?

Looking for a dentist for you and your family can have you feeling like Goldilocks. You might feel that pediatric dentists are too specific. And general dentists are too—well—general. A family dentist, on the other hand, might be just right for your situation. How is family dentistry different? Family dentists treat patients of any age...

Smile Direct Club vs. Invisalign: Is There a Clear Winner?
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Smile Direct Club vs. Invisalign: Is There a Clear Winner?

In 1997, Align Technology disrupted the world of orthodontics with an alternative to braces. Their new product was Invisalign, a device that promised to straighten teeth without metal, or even clear plastic braces. Since then, other brands have introduced similar transparent teeth alignment trays. And now, Align Technology also produces trays for Smile Direct Club,...