Whether you have recently moved, or you are simply looking for a change in providers, finding a new dentist is a critical — but sometimes difficult — task. With so many dentists from which to choose, how do you go about selecting the best practice for you and your family? Before committing to just any … Continued
Root canals have gotten a bad reputation over the years for being a painful dental procedure. Fortunately, that’s not the case today. Now, dentists can utilize sedation dentistry, advanced laser technology, and other calming techniques to provide a virtually pain free root canal procedure — usually in one easy appointment! In fact, root canals offer … Continued
It’s not uncommon to fear the dentist. That said, when your dental anxiety has become a significant obstacle to getting necessary oral healthcare services, it may be time to consider sedation dentistry. What is sedation dentistry? Also called sleep dentistry, sedation dentistry is a safe and effective process in which the dentist uses sedative medications … Continued
Veneers and crowns are two types of dental restorations that provide an artificial covering for existing teeth to improve the appearance and function of your smile. When it comes to choosing between veneers vs. crowns, it comes down to the condition of your teeth and your desired results. When Would I Need a Crown or Veneer? … Continued
You use your teeth every day to accomplish some important actions. Without your teeth, you wouldn’t be able to speak or eat, which are probably two of your favorite activities. Your teeth are also what makes your smile uniquely yours. You owe a lot to your teeth, so it’s important to take care of them. … Continued
Have you asked, “When should I take my baby to the dentist?” It’s never too early to start thinking about your baby’s oral health. Establishing an early routine of regular dental visits and at-home oral hygiene habits will help protect baby teeth as they grow and the permanent ones as they develop. Prevention is better than … Continued
For many teens and young adults, having wisdom teeth removed is a rite of passage. For some, extracting wisdom teeth, or the third molars, may not be necessary if they are healthy, fully erupted, positioned correctly, pain-free, and easy to clean as part of daily oral hygiene. Fortunately, with the help of your dentist, you … Continued
It goes without saying that a big part of maintaining good oral hygiene requires regular brushing and flossing. Even more than practicing good daily oral hygiene habits, visiting your dentist for regular exams and professional cleanings is an important way to keep your teeth and mouth in good health for years to come. How often … Continued
Are you searching for a straighter smile? If so, you’ve come to the right place. At Sycamore HIlls Dentistry, we offer a variety of orthodontic options to fit your smile goals and budget. Read our blog post to learn about the options we offer!
If you are itemizing deductions instead of taking the standard deduction, check out our blog post to learn which dental expenses are tax-deductible. Contact us with additional dental-related questions.