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Sleep dentistry is the name that is sometimes used for sedation dentistry. It’s a bit of a misnomer–you’re never really asleep–you are just in a very relaxed state. You are generally aware of your surroundings and able to respond to requests. However, because you are relaxed, your dental anxiety and sensations of discomfort are reduced. […]

Miami and Coral Gables, Florida We all know the name, but what, exactly, is a root canal? A root canal is treatment designed to clean out the inside of a tooth that has been infected by bacteria. It is essentially a deep filling that removes infection, and diseased tissue from inside of the tooth. How do […]

If you are scheduling dental implant surgery, it’s important to prepare for your procedure properly to ensure the best possible results. Here’s some advice for ensuring everything goes smoothly. Arrange for transportation to and from the surgery–you won’t be able to drive yourself Make sure all your paperwork is taken care of, and all payments […]

If you are considering improving the appearance of your smile with cosmetic dental restorations, you may have learn that porcelain veneers are a great treatment to take care of discolored, uneven, or gapped teeth. You may also have learned about the type of porcelain veneers known as Lumineers. Lumineers are a special branded type of […]

Invisalign is a relatively new form of orthodontic treatment that is a good option for many people looking to straighten their smiles. Invisalign is an alternative to traditional braces, which use wires anchored to your teeth to slowly pull teeth into a rounded arch. Instead of braces, Invisalign uses a series of clear plastic aligners […]