Blog Articles

Why Do I Need a Root Canal?

Despite their bad reputation, root canals are tooth-saving procedures that alleviate the pain caused by damaged or diseased soft tissue within a tooth.

May 17th, 2022
Can I Avoid The Need for Tooth Extraction?

Getting a tooth pulled is no fun. But is there anything you can do to decrease the chances you will require a tooth extraction? Luckily, in many cases, the answer is yes.

Apr 27th, 2022
Can I Whiten My Teeth Safely at Home?

Is it really safe to attempt DIY teeth whitening on your own? Many teeth whitening hacks might not only be ineffective, but could cause permanent damage to your teeth.

Apr 8th, 2022
Should You Worry About Tonsil Stones?

Tonsil stones are uncomfortable, but they're not typically harmful. Learn about why they form from our Cortland team and when they're a sign of a bigger issue.

Jul 6th, 2021
7 Things To NEVER Do With Your Teeth

Your teeth are incredibly durable, but they are not immune to damage. You should never do these 7 damaging acts with your teeth in Cortland, and here's why.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Options For Repairing Broken Dentures

While it may be tempting to try to fix a broken denture yourself using household glues or super glue, most professionals in Cortland strongly discourage it.

Feb 13th, 2020
Teens and Teeth Whitening: Is It Safe?

Is teeth whitening safe for teens in Cortland? In most cases, yes! However, there are risks and potential dangers to keep in mind for kids and teens.

Dec 19th, 2019
Eliminate Dental Anxiety With IV Sedation

If you’re someone who suffers from dental anxiety, low pain tolerance, extreme tooth sensitivity, or a movement disorder, going to the dentist can be extremely difficult.

Oct 21st, 2019
Implants Are Well Worth The Initial Investment and Here’s Why

With modern restorative dentistry, there are several options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Restorations attach to remaining structures above the gum line, and bridges, partial dentures, and dentures all require some surface-level support.

Sep 12th, 2019