LJ Adam, DMD Blog
April 7, 2019
Sleep apnea in Worthington is, unfortunately, on a rise on both a local and national level, with over 22 million people currently diagnosed with the condition. A local dentist says it’s important not to ignore this issue, though, because missing out on adequate sleep could have an impact on your heart health. Learn how you could possibly save your life by receiving sleep apnea therapy.(more…)
March 29, 2019
When you have a severe toothache, it can be overwhelmingly painful. You just want the pain to go away, and you may think that it would be easier and better to get your tooth removed altogether. So now you’re faced with a tough decision of whether to get your tooth extracted. It’s hard to say goodbye to your natural tooth and consider the unflattering gap that will be left over. You may have another option that could allow you to keep your tooth. Root canals in Worthington could save your damaged teeth from extraction and give you the relief that you need.(more…)
January 28, 2019
Root canals in Worthington are an effective and often essential treatment for dead and dying teeth. Some people think that their problem is over once the nerves in a distressed tooth die. In reality the threat to their health is only beginning. The bacteria that caused the damage can spread throughout the mouth, requiring aggressive treatment to correct.(more…)
December 29, 2018
Modern dental implants in Worthington are the result of centuries of research and advancement. This means that your dental implants will not only be safe, but effective and aesthetically pleasing as well. Implant technology is currently the state-of-the-art in dental medicine.(more…)
November 9, 2018
Dental implants are one of the most complex procedures in dentistry. They require several follow-up appointments after initial placement to ensure the gum tissue is healing properly and that bone is adhering to the implant. Such a complex procedure requires special expertise, not just your run-of-the-mill dentist. You’re going to want to choose a dentist who has the experience necessary to place implants right the first time as well as handle any complications if they occur.
While complications are rare, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. Consider these four factors before choosing a dentist for dental implants in Worthington.
October 21, 2018
One of the latest fads that is generating some buzz is “dental tourism.” Studies show in 2013, over 500,000 people chose this form of dentistry for certain procedures. For many of them, the prime motivator was to receive discounts on a dental implant procedure, but can bargain shopping for dental work lead to greater problems down the road? As you read on, you’ll find out why only a local professional should place your dental implants in Worthington.
September 4, 2018
Dental crowns are one of the most common dental restorations provided by dentists because of how useful they can be for improving your smile’s appearance, saving teeth and protecting your overall oral health. However, many people aren’t sure if their teeth need crowns themselves, especially if there’s no pain present. They aren’t sure what CEREC in Worthington is or how it can improve their dental visits.
To keep you more informed, here are four questions worth asking the next time you visit the dentist.
August 9, 2018
If you have a tooth that’s been badly damaged by a cavity or large fracture, chances are that you need a dental crown to restore it’s strength, function and appearance. Traditionally, that meant you had to schedule two appointments, have uncomfortable impressions made, and wear a temporary crown for a week or two. Fortunately, that’s no longer the case with CEREC in Worthington. Also called same day crowns, they offer you a strong, durable result that looks great – without the hassle or inconvenience. Learn about 3 of the key differences between CEREC and traditional crowns below!
July 22, 2018
“Dental tourism” has grown in popularity over the past decade or two as it’s simultaneously gotten easier to travel and the cost of medical and dental care has risen. If you need a treatment like dental implants in Worthington, you may be tempted to flee the country in order to have it performed at a cheaper price and (seemingly) the same quality. This can be true in some cases, but it takes really doing your research to keep you and your smile safe. Keep reading to learn all the things you should consider when you are thinking about dental tourism.
June 5, 2018
When it comes to keeping your smile healthy after dental implant supported tooth replacement, the good news is that your replacement teeth won’t be susceptible to cavities. The bad news is you may still experience other oral health concerns. Many patients think they don’t need to bother cleaning their prosthetic teeth, but actually, oral health and hygiene are even more important for patients with one or more replacement teeth. In this post, we’ll review some of the reasons oral health and hygiene are so important following dental implant restoration.