Posts tagged cavities
Dental Anxiety: Overcoming Emotional Barriers to Physical Health

Dental anxiety is so common that it has become part of our shared cultural consciousness. Researchers estimate that as many as 75% of people in the United States have some form of dental anxiety. For 9-15% of people, dental anxiety is so severe that it becomes a phobia, preventing you from visiting the dentist, keeping you from vital care, and compromising your health. 

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Laser Dentistry: The Healing Power of Light

Light and healing have been deeply connected in cultural imaginations both symbolically and practically for thousands of years. From ancient Egyptians using sunlight to cure infection and prevent disease to 19th century physicians advocating heliotherapy to combat tuberculosis, cholera, and typhoid fever, the healing power of light has been critical to preserving the health of people for thousands of years. 

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5 Tips For Preventing Cavities This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be an incredible time of joy and celebration. For teeth, however, holidays can be tough. An abundance of delicious, sugar-laden candies, cookies, cakes, and drinks seems ever-present, threatening to cause decay. Here are some simple tips to help protect your teeth from cavities while still enjoying the festivities of the season.

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