There seems to be a line drawn across the dental world right now of offices living in the past, poking around blindly with dental probes to find potential problems, and offices using available technology to anticipate and prevent dental issues before they take root. We at Sensitive Care don’t believe education ends when they pass you your diploma,
You are at work, and you reach for a cool drink of water. Your kids are at school and they grab the water you packed for them. You are at a local lunch counter and you ask for a water to go with your salad. You are at home and you toss your kids a water as they run out the door.
Dr. Alex Quintner
Did you know that just under half of the US adult population is missing at least one tooth? Tooth loss is unfortunately common, but still most people coming into my office needing a dental implant feel alone and embarrassed. They shouldn’t. You shouldn’t. There are many reasons why tooth loss occurs,
Dr. Mitchell Quintner
Sometimes snoring is just snoring, but for more than 18 million Americans snoring is the result of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by soft tissue in the mouth and throat regions relaxing and obstructing airways during sleep. These obstructions interrupt breathing, reducing oxygen, and often causing the sleeper to wake.
Parents know that kids should wear mouth guards for football and hockey, but few realize that their kids should be wearing them for all sports activities. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-20% of all sports related injuries are facial traumas. So, having a mouth guard in place can save a child a lot of pain and dental-intervention.
While we would like to congratulate you for choosing porcelain veneers to transform the beauty of your smile, we have a feeling we may be a bit premature. Just because a patient learns about the many ways veneers can improve their smiles by camouflaging, filling spaces, and improving whiteness does not mean a patient is instantly sold on the idea.
Have you heard the news? You no longer need to worry about a darkened tooth or the side effects associated with metal fillings. If we have diagnosed you with a cavity, we realize you are likely concerned with a long list of items. First, you would probably like your discomfort to end if your tooth decay is painful.
There are few things more precious than your child’s smile, which is why we offer pediatric care to ensure your little one’s smile remains healthy and develops correctly. While it may ease your mind a bit to know that we keep an eye on your child’s teeth and gums and provide cleanings, you may wonder if there’s anything else you could be doing to protect your child’s oral health.
Does the idea of showing off your straight, beautiful smile make you so happy it gives you chills? How about when you imagine flashing a smile full of metal braces while you align your teeth? Perhaps that makes you shudder. If you have dedicated time to considering modes of improvement to align your teeth – but traditional braces simply will not do – you may wish to learn more about Invisalign treatment.
When we tell patients that we can save their tooth with a root canal, we are most often met with horror rather than with a sense of relief. While an option for rescuing your tooth should certainly bring with it a sense of joy, we understand that you may feel hesitant because you are not quite sure what to expect form root canal therapy.