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Invisalign: Is It Painful?
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Invisalign: Is It Painful?

For many people, nothing boosts confidence more than having a smile with two rows of beautifully straight teeth. Invisalign is often at the top of the list when patients search for an alignment option that is right for them. Since the level of pain they can expect can be an important consideration for individuals, many...

How Long Should a Root Canal Be Sore?
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How Long Should a Root Canal Be Sore?

Updated 6/15/2020 The very name “root canal” can conjure dreadful notions of pain and suffering in the minds of patients. It’s no wonder that many people put off getting a root canal, fearing both pain during the root canal procedure and the soreness that could come afterwards. Fortunately, thanks to better techniques, improved technology, and...

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...

5 Ways Your Parents Mislead You About Your Teeth
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5 Ways Your Parents Mislead You About Your Teeth

Parents usually mean well, especially when it comes to our health. But sometimes, they just didn’t know any better. Many dental patients end up following dental advice from their parents for decades, not realizing that the information has been debunked or disproved since the time they were kids. Recently, the Dental Health Society went around...

Does a Root Canal Hurt as Much as They Say?
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Does a Root Canal Hurt as Much as They Say?

“I’d rather have a root canal!” We’ve all heard the jokes. When something unpleasant or painful comes up, you might hear it compared to this much-dreaded dental procedure. Why do people think of it as torture? Does a root canal hurt as bad as we’ve been led to believe? It may surprise you to learn...

Would You Recommend Your Dentist to Other Families?
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Would You Recommend Your Dentist to Other Families?

It’s a simple question: Would you recommend your dentist to other families? If the answer is a “no,” or the question makes you hesitate, it probably means that you are not getting the level of service you want from your dental healthcare provider. On the other hand, if the answer is “yes,” ask yourself: Have...

Reducing Pain and Discomfort with Invisalign Aligner Trays
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Reducing Pain and Discomfort with Invisalign Aligner Trays

Thousands and thousands of patients have had a positive experience using Invisalign to straighten their teeth and get the smile they want. There are times, however, when the aligner trays cause some pain and discomfort. It’s not typical, but it’s also not impossible. What, then, can an Invisalign patient do to lessen their pain and...