Monthly Archives: September 2014

Dental Fear: Dealing with it Through Sedation

People don’t like visiting the dentist, as they normally associate it with the pain of having a tooth drilled or extracted. However, that doesn’t change the fact that they still need to go. For those who are crippled by fear and anxiety, sedation dentistry is the answer.

How Sedation Dentistry Works

Sedation dentistry is when patients are administered with pharmacological agents, like oral sedative drugs or nitrous oxide (laughing gas), before they undergo dental procedures. As a result, these patients feel at ease while sitting on the dental chair. Continue reading


Cosmetic Dentistry for a Selfie-Ready Smile

Who doesn’t take a selfie these days? As a matter of fact, they’re so popular that they’re officially in the dictionary now. However, taking good selfies demand at least one thing—a lovely smile.

Maintaining a close-mouth smile for the cameras may be a good idea to keep those flaws hidden. Some researchers say, however, that the most powerful smile is one that is wide enough to show a person’s side teeth. Continue reading