Posts Tagged ‘ Overcoming Fear ’

“My dental hygienist always uses special instruments to clean around my dental implants” Why does cleaning dental implants differ from cleaning natural teeth?

In a nutshell, cleaning around implants differs from maintenance of natural teeth for two reasons: The first is that each attaches to surrounding bone and gums in a very different way; secondly, the materials from which implants are made are very different from natural teeth. Dental implants replace the root parts of the teeth. Artificial […]

Don’t Fear the Dentist!

The two most common fears known to man are death and public speaking. Believe it or not, visiting the dentist isn’t far behind. But, it isn’t the pain that patients lose sleep over – it’s the lack of control.   Patients must remember that dentists undergo a minimum of 8 years of schooling before being […]