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Better patient care with endodontics.

What Is Endodontics? What You Need to Know About How It Is Revolutionizing Patient Care

You’ve likely heard of endodontics, but may not realize what this branch of dentistry involves. Endodontic care focuses on the pulp tissue inside teeth, along with the tissue surrounding tooth roots. Endodontic treatments are highly effective at saving natural teeth in cases of serious decay and infection, providing the best immediate and long-term outcomes for…
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Know the signs of oropharyngeal cancer.

Signs of Oropharyngeal Cancer and What To Do About It

What is oropharyngeal cancer? Oropharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that affects the pharynx or oropharynx. It is differentiated from oral cancer based on its location. It accounts for roughly 15,000 new cancer cases each year and has a 5 year overall survival rate of between 60% and 68%. What causes…
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Your in-office tooth whitening options.

Glo vs. Zoom: Comparing Two Popular In-Office Whitening Systems

We get it, you love your morning coffee. And that extra caffeine boost at lunchtime from your diet cola is totally where it’s at. Plus, ending the night with a glass of red wine—now that’s a great day. Yes, it does sound delightful. But, have you noticed that your smile is no longer as bright…
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Sedation dentistry helps dental anxiety.

Navigating Dental Anxiety: Charting a Course to Comfort With IV and Oral Sedation

Take control of your dental experience. If you’ve ever felt your heart race at the thought of sitting in the dental chair or found yourself avoiding appointments altogether, you’re definitely not alone. Dental anxiety impacts countless adults, causing fear and stress that can make necessary dental care feel overwhelming to borderline impossible. But modern dentistry…
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Dental implants for tooth replacement.

Considering Dental Implants? 6 Reasons Why They’re the New Gold Standard

Revitalize Your Smile After Tooth Loss Tooth loss is a reality for countless adults, and if you find yourself with gaps in your smile, you’re in good company. There’s no need to hide your smile or feel embarrassed—these things happen, and sometimes the underlying cause may have been out of your control. But instead of…
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Benefits of orthodontic expanders.

Palatal and Mandibular Expanders in Orthodontics? The Benefits You Need to Know About

Insights on Orthodontic Expanders The quest for a perfect smile often leads to orthodontic care, but not always because of crooked teeth. Narrow jaws are a particularly challenging problem that can lead to a myriad of further issues, from overcrowding to poor bite alignment. Thankfully, dentists like Dr. King have access to specialized orthodontic tools…
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Time to take out your wisdom teeth.

A Wise Guide to Wisdom Teeth: Knowing When to Remove Them

Extracting the Facts on Third Molars Have you ever wondered why wisdom teeth cause such a fuss, or why dentists recommend having them removed? These third molars are late bloomers, often not making an appearance until your late teens or early twenties. While they were once useful teeth for our ancestors’ larger jaws and carnivore…
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Early intervention orthodontics for kids.

What Is Early Intervention Orthodontics?

The Main Goal of Early Intervention Orthodontics You’ve undoubtedly noticed that there are many more elementary-aged children wearing braces now than there were 20 years ago. There is a very good reason for this: early intervention orthodontics (EIO). The objective of EIO is to shorten the overall length of orthodontic treatment, which may otherwise need…
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New technology makes dental impressions a breeze.

The Power of Technology: 6 Ways the iTero Scanner Revolutionizes Dental Impressions

What are dental impressions? Dental impressions allow dentists to create detailed models of your mouth to guide various treatments. For example, full-arch models provide essential insights into how your dental arches fit together. Restorative treatments like crowns and veneers use impressions to determine how thin or thick the restoration needs to be and to make…
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Correct an overbite with a MARA device.

What’s a MARA Device? Correcting Your Child’s Overbite for a Happier, Healthier Smile

What is the MARA device? A child’s smile is a reflection of their joy, but an overbite can cloud that happiness. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, an overbite is where the upper front teeth significantly overlap the bottom front teeth when the jaws are closed. Various factors, such as excessive pacifier use or…
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A smile makeover gives you a smile you love.

The Art of Smile Makeovers: 3 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Transforms Your Appearance

Achieve Your Dream Smile Have you ever considered how a radiant, confident smile could change how you feel about yourself? A smile makeover using cosmetic and restorative dentistry treatments can do just that and more! It’s not only about transforming your appearance, but also about enhancing your self-confidence and overall oral health. Imagine walking into…
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Effects of Fosamax on your dental work.

Fosamax and Dental Work: What You Need To Know

How does Fosamax affect my dental work? If you’re older and taking (or about to start taking) medications such as Fosamax, it’s important that you tell your dentist. It could make the difference between a speedy recovery from dental work and one riddled with complications. What are bisphosphonates? Bisphosphonates are a class of prescription medications…
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