Columbian Square Dental Blog
December 20, 2018
2019 is almost here. There’s no better way to start the new year than by making appointments for all your family members with your family dentist. You’ll know right away if there are any dental health concerns you should know about. Also, you’ll be able to plan your cavity-prevention strategy for the entire year.(more…)
December 17, 2018
When it comes to your family’s oral health, you only want to make sure they receive the absolute best dental care. Thus, the task of finding the right professional can be challenging. Should you seek a specialist for everyone’s specific needs, or is it better to find the right family dentist that provides the comprehensive care you need? Find out the answer as you read on!(more…)
December 10, 2018
Oral infections can really do damage to your teeth and surrounding oral structures. Thankfully, dentists are fully equipped to perform root canal treatments that save and restore teeth. In fact, the American Association of Endodontists notes that approximately 15 million root canal treatments are performed every year.
But what exactly is a root canal? How do you pay for a root canal if you have dental insurance? How will this affect your overall cost? Today, a dentist is prepared to answer these questions exactly and more!(more…)
December 5, 2018
Looking for a way to enhance your smile? Your local cosmetic dentist has options that can help. These include Invisalign, teeth whitening treatments, and porcelain veneers.(more…)
November 12, 2018
All of us suffer from bad breath at one time or another. Common causes of this problem include spicy foods, tobacco products, and infrequent brushing or flossing. While most cases of halitosis require only simple self-care, persistent or severe bad breath may need treatment from a family dentist.
October 25, 2018
When you visit your family dentist for semi-annual care, you stand to benefit from several things. Not only does it leave you with a professional cleaning and examination, but it also provides an opportunity to talk to your specialist about ways you can improve your oral health, which is valuable information to utilize in your everyday life. As you read further, find out 4 questions you should definitely ask your dentist, and learn why they are significant to your oral health.
October 11, 2018
Tooth pain is the number one reason why Americans see a dentist. After all, a toothache isn’t just your run-of-the-mill discomfort. It’s one of the most unpleasant experiences anyone can endure. Fortunately modern dentistry offers a number of effective ways to treat this common affliction. Potential options include root canal, fillings and, if all else fails, extraction.
October 10, 2018
No one understands how misinformation can create needless anxiety better than a family dentist who performs root canal therapy. In truth, a root canal is one of the best ways to safeguard your oral health. Let’s learn a little more about this gentle, effective form of treatment.
July 29, 2018
When you think about a tooth in your mouth, you may believe that it is one solid structure, but this is not true. In fact, your teeth are composed of various layers, each of which serves an important role in the health and function of each tooth. Due to the layers, your dental treatments must cater to the different ones to help you achieve a healthy, beautiful smile. Your dentist has a unique understanding of each layer to provide you with the appropriate treatments.
July 4, 2018
Pursuing a career in dentistry is more than about oral biology or polishing teeth. While preventive care is the most typical service dentists provide, it also involves working with a wide variety of materials to solve numerous dental problems. Some materials are incredibly versatile while others serve a more specific purpose.
That’s why we’ll be talking about the common materials used for dental veneers, as well as a few others you may hear your dentist talk about!