Are you a person that struggles with a gag reflex especially at the dentist office? Here is a case that might encourage you. A root canal was started by a referring dentist, who was unable to complete treatment due to the patient’s severe gag reflex. We couldn’t get a good pre-op radiograph, so we used…

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For anyone that is not adept to medical jargon, you may not know the difference between all of the different medial specialty and subcategories there are. All their names and titles are spelled similar and some sound like you should be hearing “Gesundheit” after speaking it. Luckily, we are here to help with some of…

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It seems you have been blessed (or more like cursed) with an infected root canal, so now what? The first step would be to seek medical attention from your dentist. Although a general dentist practice is able to perform root canals, in some instances, it may be wise to consult with a specialist as well.…

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Going to the dentist seems to be that one appointment that no one really likes making. It is almost more of a chore to sit in that chair and have someone poke around the inside of your mouth. At the offices of Mark Dreyer, DMD, however, the experience is considered a relaxing spa treatment than…

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Dentophobia, also known as dental anxiety, dental fear, and odontophobia, can all translate to having an powerful fear of visiting the dentist. People who suffer from dentophobia typically have had a traumatic dental experience in the past. However, you do not have to have gone through a scarring understanding to fear having a part of…

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Having any sort of tooth pain not only hurts, but can be annoying as well. Most of the time we ignore the pain until it goes away, however, this is your body’s way of telling you that something is not quite right. When this happens we need to listen to the signs and symptoms and…

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