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Jan 11, 2021, 12:08 PM
Endodontics is a specialized field of dentistry. Less than three percent of all the dentist complete the additional education required to become an endodontist. Although most dental issues can be looked after by a dentist,…
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Dec 29, 2020, 7:03 AM
People often get confused between dentists and endodontists; most believe that they’re the same thing. That isn’t true.
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Dec 14, 2020, 11:53 AM
At Syrpes & Pangborn, we have several endodontists, including Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Johnson, Dr. Ross, Dr. Berkhoff, Dr. Thompson, Dr. Horspool, and Dr. Schuurmans, who will help you through any issue related to the dental pulp…
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Nov 23, 2020, 7:40 PM
In orthodontics, your "bite" refers to the way your upper and lower jaws and teeth fit together. A malocclusion (which means 'bad bite') happens when the teeth fit together unnaturally or not at all.
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Nov 9, 2020, 6:57 PM
Numerous things can cause stains on the tooth teeth, and these stains can come in various colors. Brown and yellow stains are the most common, but you've probably noticed that temporary staining can be the result of brightly…
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Oct 26, 2020, 10:56 AM
Gum pockets are the gaps between the teeth and the gum tissue surrounding them. A small ruler, called a probe, is used to measure the size of these gum pockets. Healthy gums should fit snugly around each tooth, so a typical…
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Oct 12, 2020, 8:30 PM
If you experience a dental emergency, the dentist is the first person you should call. Most dentists set time aside in their schedules for emergency procedures so that you can get an appointment sooner. However, some patients…
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Sep 28, 2020, 7:52 PM
If the bones and tissue supporting the teeth begin to erode, food debris and harmful bacteria can enter the bloodstream, causing severe health problems. The American Dental Association recommends that you visit the dentist…
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Sep 14, 2020, 6:48 PM
Geographic tongue is a benign tongue condition that can cause geographic-looking patches on the tongue. Doctors aren't sure why geographic tongue occurs, but some studies have suggested that there's a genetic link, as it's…
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Aug 24, 2020, 3:04 PM
Choosing a dental office for your family can be an overwhelming or confusing task. This is made even more difficult because of insurance or if you have a family of both adults and children who all need dental care. It can…
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Aug 10, 2020, 1:43 PM
Flossing is a vital part of your oral hygiene routine because it’s the only way to remove plaque from between the teeth! Kids should start flossing once their teeth begin to touch. When your children are toddlers, you’ll have…
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Jul 27, 2020, 7:50 PM
We know that life can’t be mapped out, and it’s impossible to be prepared for every single thing that could ever possibly happen. However, you can do a few things to make sure you’re ready for some common dental emergencies.
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Jul 13, 2020, 8:03 PM
Certain risk factors can put you at a higher risk of developing oral cancer. These risk factors include smoking or chewing tobacco, alcohol abuse, UV Ray exposure, and biting your cheeks or lips as a nervous habit. If you…
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Jun 22, 2020, 10:00 AM
Tooth sensitivity causes pain in one or more teeth, especially when the teeth are exposed to hot and cold temperatures, sugary foods or drinks, and even by breathing cool air. The pain caused by tooth sensitivity may feel…
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Jun 8, 2020, 5:08 PM
Dry brushing is brushing your teeth without using toothpaste or water. The reason for occasionally dry brushing is to realize how to better clean your teeth without the aid of toothpaste.
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