Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Root Canals

a root canal can save your toothRoot canals have earned a bad reputation. This procedure has become the butt of jokes on TV shows & in games of “Would You Rather”. It has also become the subject of an unusual amount of anxiety because patients expect the procedure to be painful, despite recent advancements that ensure this isn’t the case. But from a health perspective, root canals are heroic: they are a life-saving procedure for your tooth! Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Fear Root Canals

What’s the Difference Between DDS & DMD?

Dentist degrees DMD vs. DDSAs dentists we know we sometimes speak a slightly different, more clinical, language than our patients. We try not to be mysterious, but sometimes what’s common knowledge to us could be confusing to our patients. One common thing that patients want to know is the meaning of the different letters you see after our names: either DDS or DMD. So what’s the difference? Is one better than the other? Continue reading What’s the Difference Between DDS & DMD?