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Does Laughing Gas Really Make You Laugh?

Laughing Gas or Nitrous Oxide

A funny scene from a movie shows police detectives questioning a suspect while he’s at the dentist.  Somehow laughing gas comes into play and everyone is laughing hysterically, and the suspect is answering every question he’s asked.  But is that really how it works? Laughing gas is scientifically known as Nitrous Oxide (N2O) and can […]

Opioid Use in Dental Care

September 26, 2017
Dental Blog, Preventive Dental Care

Opioids, often called “pain killers”, are narcotic pain relievers that are only received with a prescription from your physician. Because of their strength, they must be taken carefully by following your doctor’s instructions. Lately the news has focused a lot on the misuse of opioid pain relievers-such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine and codeine; stating that […]

National Public Health Week

Filling the Gap Between Overall Health and Oral Health April 3-9, 2017 is National Public Health week. This is a time that we focus on the importance of creating healthier families and stronger communities. So how does this affect your dental health? As we read through some of our other blog posts, there are numerous […]

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Do You Experience a Fear or Deep Anxiety When You Visit Your Dentist? Does the Sound of a Dentist’s Drill Make You Queasy? If so, you’re not the only one.  Surveys show that from 9% to 20% of Americans avoid visiting their dentist because of anxiety or fear.  This phobia can be quite serious, because […]