Does Laughing Gas Help at the Dentist?

| July 23, 2018

If you’re fearful about getting dental work done, we’d like to help put your fears to rest. Learn more about laughing gas or, as we call it in the biz, nitrous oxide. The more you know about this common sedation option, the more relaxed and comfortable you’ll feel when you

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Best way to handle dental pain when you can’t get to the dentist

| December 20, 2017

It happens.  You have a tooth that flares up in pain occasionally.  You know you need to get in to see your dentist but you put it off for whatever reason. So it’s Saturday night at 3 AM and your head is pounding because of a severe toothache.  So what

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Night Guards: What They Are and Who They Benefit

| December 11, 2017

Are you in the dark about night guards? We’re here to help! There are plenty of people who could benefit from a night guard and you may be one of them. Read on to learn what they are and why you might need one. What are Night Guards? A night

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How Sedation Dentistry Improves Your Dental Procedures

| July 20, 2016

For many of us, undergoing a lengthy or complicated dental procedure can be a cause of anxiety. And if that anxiety keeps us away from the dentist chair, our oral health can also suffer. But with modern methods of sedation dentistry, long or uncomfortable procedures are much more manageable. Sedation

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What are my choices for an abscessed tooth?

| December 23, 2013

Our patient story of the week is about a patient that came to our Columbus dental office  because they had been having some pain in a back lower tooth.  The pain wasn’t constant but when flared up it was very painful.   After completing a dental exam I told the patient

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How to Reduce Canker Sore Pain

| October 29, 2013

  THE EXACT CAUSE of canker sores is unknown. What we do know is that canker sores can be extremely irritating! By better understanding some of the possible causes—and some treatment options—we hope to reduce the annoyance canker sores may cause you. Common Causes of Canker Sores These non-contagious lesions that appear on

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5 Symptoms You May Need a Root Canal

| February 17, 2010

  Let me just start by saying that root canals get a lot of bad press and are the punch line of many jokes. In reality the root canal procedure provided by a dentist is what gets you out of pain! Don’t suffer from tooth pain! If you have tooth

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How to get out of tooth pain fast

| November 17, 2009

Have you, a friend, family member or co-worker ever had a toothache in the middle of the night?  How about swelling around a tooth, a swollen cheek, or a draining blister on your gums?  Have you ever wondered who to call or where to go? If a person doesn’t have a

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