What is Considered a Dental Emergency?
At times, life can be unpredictable, but it’s important to have plans set in place when experiencing any emergency; especially a dental emergency. A dental emergency is typically the result of trauma or injury to the face. Knowing what to do during a dental emergency can make the difference between saving and losing a tooth. […]
What Are Dental Savings Plans and How Do They Work?
If you’re like half the adult population in America and don’t have dental insurance, we’ve got you covered. Or maybe: You already have insurance but are fed up with its lack of coverage. Again, we’ve got you covered! Dental savings plans can often replace insurance or help you have access to more dentistry that you need […]
Restore Your Gum Health
DID YOU KNOW? Periodontitis affects roughly one-third of the US population (Shaddox LM, Walker CB). When periodontitis is diagnosed early, it avoids more challenging and severe stages of the disease. What Is Periodontal Disease? For starters, periodontal diseases are infections of the gums, which gradually destroy the support of your natural teeth. How Does Periodontal […]
Do Dental Implants Hurt? How Do They Work?
A perfect smile is always worth the hassle. But how much hassle are we talking about? With some treatments – quite a bit. With dental implants – virtually none. But do they hurt? And what are these things anyway? Both are good questions, so let’s stop wasting time and get to the root of it. How […]
Understanding Teeth Sensitivity
Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? Are you feeling unexpected pain or discomfort when consuming hot or cold food and drinks, or even when you breathe through your mouth? If so, you’re experiencing common symptoms of sensitive teeth. Now, you might be wondering: “Why are my teeth sensitive?” Teeth sensitivity often occurs when the underlying layer […]
The Truth About Dental Implants
Missing teeth can present various challenges in your day-to-day routine and have a significant impact on: How you feel about your smile Your oral health Your overall health Your dentist in Gretna, Nebraska may offer dental implants as a restoration option to restore your smile. But you may be wondering: “What’s the truth about dental […]
Neighborhood Dental Busts These Popular Root Canal Myths!
Our team of local dentists are here to put a kibosh on popular root canal myths! The thought of a root canal treatment is typically associated with negative and fearful emotions. Oftentimes, there are misconceptions that root canal or similar endodontic treatment can cause additional pain and/or illness and should be avoided at all costs. […]
Importance of Dental Sealants
Dental Sealants: Shield, Safe, Support FOR STARTERS, WHAT ARE DENTAL SEALANTS? A dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating that our Neighborhood Dental dentists put on the grooves of your child’s back teeth, to protect them from plaque and bacteria attacks. Once a sealant is intact, the sealed surface will be protected from decay. Essentially, […]