Raul Banks

Combatting Severe Toothaches: Your Guide to Ache Relief

Dentist Blog

Toothaches can hit hard, leaving you in immense pain and feeling helpless. When the pain becomes unbearable, the only viable solution is to seek help — professional help. But, until your dentist appointment, you might be wondering what you can do. This article is your go-to guide for dealing with a severe toothache. Understand the Problem: To effectively manage toothaches, it's essential to consider the underlying cause of the problem. It could be as simple as a cavity or as severe as an abscess.

2 January 2024

What Is Emergency Dentistry?

Dentist Blog

Dental emergencies can be scary, painful, and anxiety-inducing experiences. When you're experiencing a dental emergency, you'll need to see a dentist as soon as possible. Emergency dentistry is a branch of dental care that focuses on treating urgent dental concerns that require prompt attention. This blog post will cover everything you need to know about emergency dentistry. What is considered a dental emergency? Dental emergencies can take many forms, but they all have one thing in common: they require immediate attention from a dentist.

19 October 2023

5 Reasons to Consider Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment for Your Child

Dentist Blog

Most people assume that orthodontic treatment is something that only becomes necessary once all adult teeth have come through, but that isn't always the case. Many children will rather benefit from two-phase orthodontic treatment. While traditional single-phase treatment involves the use of a single orthodontic device once all adult teeth have erupted, two-stage treatment combines one treatment while some baby teeth are still present with another once all adult teeth have emerged.

11 April 2023

Beyond the Mouth: 4 Ways Tooth Grinding Can Affect Your Overall Health

Dentist Blog

Grinding your teeth can obviously impact your oral health, potentially leading to anything from worn enamel to gum disease. However, the negative effects of grinding your teeth can go beyond your mouth to impact other parts of your body. Even if you don't think you're doing any damage to your mouth, you could be experiencing a wider set of symptoms, and these make it even more vital to discuss tooth grinding treatment options with your dentist.

11 April 2023

Root Canal Treatment: Understanding the Need and What to Expect

Dentist Blog

Root canal treatment, also known as endodontic therapy, is a dental procedure that can save a severely damaged or infected tooth. This article aims to provide an understanding of why you might need root canal treatment, the signs that indicate a need for the procedure and what to expect during the process.  Why You Might Need Root Canal Treatment  Root canal treatment is necessary when the soft tissue inside the tooth, also known as the dental pulp, containing nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue, becomes infected or inflamed.

24 March 2023

How the Latest Technology Helps a Dentist to Deal With Periodontitis

Dentist Blog

As time has passed, technology has transformed a dentist's office, and these experts are now even better equipped to deal with everyday problems. Some of these advances allow the dentist to treat gum disease and periodontal issues very effectively, and if you're worried about such problems, you will be interested in the latest news. So, what technologies can the dentist now apply to help you overcome your current challenges? How to Deal With Gum Disease

23 January 2023

Denture Reline Procedures: A Guide

Dentist Blog

If you wear dentures, you know that they require some special care and maintenance. One important thing you should consider is getting a denture reline. But what is a denture reline? Here's everything you need to know.  Denture relines explained A denture reline is a procedure in which the fit of your existing dentures is improved by adding more material to the inside surface that rests against your gums. This new material can be either soft or hard.

5 December 2022

How To Tell If Your Child Needs Emergency Dental Treatment

Dentist Blog

When people think of the dentist most of the time, they are remembering routine cleans and check-ups that they have had over the years, and for the large majority of Australians, this is how almost all interactions go with their dentist. However, on occasion, there will be a need for emergency dental treatment, and while it may be easy to know when you, yourself, need that treatment, it can be harder to tell when your children need it.

5 October 2022

A Fantastic Dental Implant Solution for a Long-Term Missing Tooth

Dentist Blog

It doesn't technically matter if your tooth has been missing for years, or even decades—it can still be replaced. Dental implants will duplicate the missing tooth, often looking and behaving exactly like the tooth it's replacing. The trouble is that when a tooth has been absent for some time, you might need an additional preparatory procedure called bone grafting. This might be enough to make you think that a dental implant is too much effort, too much bother.

18 August 2022

Is It Possible to Be Allergic to Your New Braces?

Dentist Blog

Of all the places where you might develop an itch, the inside of your mouth probably isn't the most obvious location. Your oral mucosa (the soft tissues that line the interior of your mouth) might have become slightly inflamed and irritated, and you need to fight the urge to actually scratch your gums (which is unwise). This may be a new, novel sensation—and the culprit might be something that was recently installed inside your mouth.

21 June 2022