The vast majority of people in today’s world seek regular dental care. Yet myths and legends about dentistry run rampant. Some are passed down through families and groups of friends, while others traverse the internet at lightning speed. Here are some of the most common dental myths, debunked.
There are dental offices that provide services for dental emergencies, especially on the weekend or at night, when many offices are closed. However, it can be difficult to know what counts as a true dental emergency and what conditions or symptoms could wait to be discussed at a regular dental appointment. Here are some of the signs of a true dental emergency. If you experience any one of these situations, it is important that you seek dental care right away.
Dental phobia is surprisingly common, leading some people to put off even much-needed dental care. Even those who are not especially afraid of the dentist may worry about pain during or after a procedure. Fortunately, modern dentistry is virtually pain-free thanks to a combination of new techniques and high quality dental anesthesia options. Here is a brief guide.