Patients often come into our Fargo, ND, dental practice and complain about ‘a toothache the size of West Fargo’. I understand this kind of pain, and realize that when you describe it like that, it really hurts. I can help.
When my Moorhead dental patients ask me if mouthwash cures bad breath, I tell them that treating bad breath with a mouthwash is like drenching yourself with cologne instead of taking a shower. Mouthwash is only a temporary mask for odor caused by poor oral hygiene, tongue bacteria, or digestive problems.
Make sure to tell your Fargo dentist about any medications that you are taking. If you are using any tobacco products, you should inform your dentist. Your dentist might be able to offer you a program that can help you stop. Let your dentist know if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. If you have any type of eating disorder, you should also discuss this with your dentist. Ditto if you have a special health issue such as a heart condition. Oral health is an integral part of your overall physical health and cannot be isolated.
Some people experience severe anxiety when undergoing dental treatment. With oral conscious sedation, it is possible to relax during dental procedures instead of being tense and fearful. Oral sedation dentistry, relaxation dentistry, conscious sedation and anxiety-free dentistry are all terms used to describe this type of treatment. In addition to alleviating anxiety, oral conscious sedation […]
Maintaining healthy teeth is an important concern for our local Moorhead area residents. As your cosmetic dentist, it’s my job to help you understand how to care for your teeth and to keep them healthy. Everyone in the West Fargo area knows that maintaining healthy teeth requires regular daily brushing and flossing. Regular visits to […]