Have you ever wondered how dental phobia begins? Sometimes it’s an overactive gag reflex. Other times, it can be a response to a past negative dental experience. Maybe claustrophobia keeps an individual from getting the dental care they need. Whatever the case, your sedation dentist in Indianapolis can help anxious patients to receive their dental care comfortably. Through sedation dentistry, specifically nitrous oxide, dental visits can be a positive experience.
Indianapolis Family Dentistry Blog
October 18, 2017
October 8, 2017
First appearances are important! One thing that can directly affect someone’s first impression of you is your smile. There are many cases where patients want to improve the appearance of their smile by filling gaps or smoothing out chips—sometimes even brightening discolored teeth. One of the easiest ways to make those improvements is with dental bonding from their cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis.
September 26, 2017
When faced with a dental emergency, you need to think fast. Your smile is on the line! The quicker you’re able to act, the more likely you are to have a positive outcome.
Do you know what to do if an accident happens to your mouth? Who should you call? Have all questions answered today from your local dentist in this week’s blog post.
September 14, 2017
Your smile says a lot about you! When your tooth is failing or missing, you might not feel confident about the appearance of your smile and you may be apt to hide it when you’re meeting someone new or talking to someone. This may affect the way that people perceive you and have a negative impact on your career or relationships. You’ve heard that a dental implant can replace your tooth, but it feels like a costly procedure and you wonder if it’s worth the investment? Here’s what you should know about dental implants.
August 25, 2017
Many people take their teeth for granted, but if you’re missing a few pearly whites, you know the value of having a complete smile. You and your dentist can discuss options for replacing your missing teeth, and one of the possibilities you might talk about is dental implants in Indianapolis. They offer numerous advantages over traditional dentures and can get your smile back to its peak potential. They can even work with your body and become a permanent part of your life.
August 19, 2017
Do you have missing teeth? Not having a full set of pearly whites can make it difficult to enjoy your favorite foods, and you might hold back from smiling when the cameras and selfie sticks come out. Fortunately, your dentist in Indianapolis offers solutions that can help your smile get back to its best. They might suggest that you get dentures or partials. What are dentures and partials, and how might they be able to help you?
July 30, 2017
Have you ever gone to the salon or barber shop to get a haircut? You think you’ve done a good job explaining just what you want your hair to look like. The barber or beautician seems to be on the same page, and you can’t wait to see the brand new you with a brand new style. Then, your chair spins around after the cut and style, and the final result looks nothing like the new-do you’ve been dreaming of. Luckily, hair grows back. Teeth, however, do not. That’s why we take our time helping patients choose the best cosmetic and restorative dentistry services to help them create healthy, beautiful smiles they’ll feel proud to share.
July 4, 2017
Lasers aren’t just for space age weaponry anymore. Numerous professions, including carpentry, medicine, and dentistry, utilize laser technologies every day. At Indianapolis Family Dentistry, we use the EPIC diode laser to make numerous oral health treatments faster, safer, more comfortable, and more effective. If you’d like to find out more about how our EPIC soft tissue laser has improved treatment in our office, call the team to schedule an appointment. We’ll be happy to show off our high tech treatment tools.
June 30, 2017
When you were a teen, you had a baby tooth that just wouldn’t come out. Although your permanent premolar pushed its way through the gums, the deciduous one just wouldn’t budge, and you had to see your dentist in Indianapolis for help with removing the unnecessary tooth. After an experience like this, you started to wonder what other reasons people might have for extractions and what makes some of these procedures more difficult than others. In this post, the team at Indianapolis Family Dentistry gives you the details you need.
June 15, 2017
You were enjoying a backyard barbeque to celebrate the arrival of Summer when things took an unexpected turn – as you bit down on a rib sandwich, your lunch seemed to bite back, dislodging your dental crown. But luckily for you, this was only your temporary restoration and your dentist in Indianapolis gave you the preparation you needed if this situation were ever to arise. In this post, the team at Indianapolis Family Dentistry explain dental crown maintenance and what to do to prevent your crown from falling out, breaking, or becoming lost.