Plage Dentistry News

Can a Root Canal Be Done Through an Existing Crown?

steps of a root canal cartoon

There’s no doubt about it–root canals can cause a lot of anxiety or fear. They’ve become a pop-culture icon for a painful dental procedure, and are one of the things many folks dread most about dental care or a trip to the dentist office. Despite their unpleasant popularity, many misconceptions abound around root canals and… Read more »

The Effects of Sugar on Teeth

With springtime here and the Easter season moving into full swing, young people (and more than a few adults!) around the country are looking forward to celebrating with chocolate rabbits and marshmallow chicks. While those treats may be delicious, they’re full of sugar. As most of us have been told since childhood, sugar isn’t the… Read more »

Professional Teeth Whitening: A Q&A

Teeth Whitening

Your smile is, in many ways, your calling card—it’s the first impression you make to many of the folks you’ll meet. A bright healthy smile sends a message about you and reflects your personality and outlook. While it’s perfectly natural for teeth to become discolored or dull over time due to wear and tear, teeth… Read more »

Things You Must Know During A Dental Emergency

Emergency Pull Handle

Medical emergencies are never fun, but dental emergencies can be especially difficult for many people. Accidents which damage teeth can happen anytime day or night, and it’s often tricky to know when you should make a trip to the dentist or the ER and when you should deal with it yourself. Getting the right information… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of General Dentistry

women smiling at dentist

While it encompasses a wide array of services and procedures, general dentistry is an important component in overall health. But what, really, is general dentistry? What does it include, and what can you expect? The Basics For many people, the dentist is the health care provider they see most often. Regular dentist visits are often… Read more »