Avoiding Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay (formerly nursing caries) – is a dental condition that occurs in children between 12 months and 3 years of age as a result of being given a bottle at bedtime, or at will breast feeding, resulting in prolonged exposure of the teeth to milk or juice. Caries are formed because pools of…

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Dry Socket…What Is It?

Dry socket (also called alveolar osteitis) is an extremely painful dental condition that can occur after removal (extraction) of a permanent adult tooth. Having a tooth removed is generally not something anyone looks forward to. Most people understand there will be some level of discomfort following the procedure.  Many are given a prescription for pain medication before leaving…

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Cosmetic Dentist and You Las Vegas

What is a Cosmetic Dentist? A cosmetic dentist performs dentistry that is focused on creating a positive, more aesthetic change to your teeth and smile. Most people think of tooth whitening or porcelain veneers for that Hollywood smile when the idea of a cosmetic dentist comes to mind, but a well educated and trained cosmetic dentist can provide much much more. A…

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