TAKING CARE OF YOUR TOOTHBRUSH

TAKING CARE OF YOUR TOOTHBRUSH

Did you know your toothbrush could be covered with almost ten million germs? We know … it’s gross! That’s why you should know how to store your toothbrush properly, and when it’s time to replace it. If you need to brush up on your toothbrush care knowledge, we’ve got...
COMMON WISDOM TEETH PROBLEMS

COMMON WISDOM TEETH PROBLEMS

Have you ever wondered why people have wisdom teeth? These are a third set of molars that come in behind the rest of all your other teeth, usually during early adulthood. Scientists and anthropologists believe that wisdom teeth are a result of evolution, because our...
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DENTISTS AND ORAL SURGEONS

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DENTISTS AND ORAL SURGEONS

It’s useful to know what your dentist does in comparison to an oral surgeon. You may end up needing to see the latter at some point in your life, so Dr. Bentz and our team want you to understand the difference if you need to schedule an appointment with one of us....
WHAT IS A DRY SOCKET?

WHAT IS A DRY SOCKET?

A dry socket isn’t a common post-surgery complication, but it happens occasionally. A dry socket, technically known as alveolar osteitis, can occur after an adult tooth is extracted from the mouth. It occurs if the blood clot at the place the tooth was extracted gets...