Category Archives: General Dentistry Blog

How Does Dental Insurance Work: Common Misconceptions

How Does Dental Insurance Work? Dental insurance is a complex and confusing system that many patients struggle to understand. Contrary to common belief, dental insurance is different from medical insurance in a number of ways. One way in which the two plans are similar is that you pay a monthly premium to remain enrolled in…
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The Types of Teeth In Your Mouth

The Types of Teeth in Your Mouth Your teeth are incredibly important. Not only do they shape your beautiful smile, but they also help you chew and break down food and even help you pronounce words. But what are the different types of teeth and what are their particular functions? Most adults have 32 permanent…
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How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

Getting Over Your Fear of the Dentist Dental anxiety is a fairly common problem. In fact, 36% of people report having a fear of the dentist, with 12% of people labeling that fear as extreme. If you get anxious when you visit the dentist or simply at the thought of visiting a dentist’s office, you’re…
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How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

What is Bruxism? Bruxism is a condition defined by the grinding or clenching of your teeth. Generally, people who grind or clench their teeth do so in their sleep, oftentimes unknowingly. Dentists can tell if a patient is prone to grinding their teeth because the teeth will be worn down, broken, or cracked. Bruxism can…
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