How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Health, Dental Ti

Who doesn’t love all the sweet treats, snacks, and festive drinks that accompany the holiday season? While all of these treats taste great and are a big part of the festivities, they can wreak havoc on your teeth, if you’re not careful.

Does Your Tooth Really Need to Be Extracted?

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Health, Dental Wellne

Often, we can save natural teeth with a combination of root canal therapy and a dental crown designed to strengthen and protect the natural tooth’s structure.

What Is a Porcelain Crown and Why Might You Need One?

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Health, Dental Ti

A porcelain crown is a tooth-shaped cap made of 100% porcelain. Porcelain crowns are designed to fit over, completely cover, and restore the portion of a natural tooth that is above the gum line.

What Happens During a Routine Dental Checkup?

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Health, Dental Wellne

Whether you’ve been to the dentist what seems like a million times or you have dental anxiety and try to avoid routine dental exams, knowing what to expect can help ease your fears and help you get the most out of your routine dental exams.

Afraid to Visit the Dentist? Sedation Dentistry Can Help

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Health, Sedation Dentistry

If you are afraid of visiting the dentist, have dentophobia, or experience anxiety associated with dental care and visiting the dentist, you are not alone. An estimated 9% to 20% of Americans actually void visiting the dentist due to anxiety or fear.

Good Dental Hygiene Practices

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Health

When it comes to maintaining healthy teeth and gums (and a healthy body, too), practicing good oral hygiene is essential. Healthy oral hygiene habits work together to prevent tooth decay, tooth loss, periodontal disease, and other systemic health issues that can arise as a result of poor oral hygiene.

The Best Treatments for Teeth Sensitivity

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Health, Sensitive Teeth

If you have to ask for no ice in your beverages, wait for your coffee to cool before you can drink it, or get a shooting pain every time you eat a piece of candy, you’re likely suffering from tooth sensitivity.

Is a Dental Crown the Right Treatment for You?

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Crown, Dental Health

Without proper dental care and oral hygiene, probably no human would make it to old age with their natural teeth intact. In dentistry, however, one of our primary goals is to extend the life of each of our patient’s natural teeth.