Author Archives: Anna Budolfson

What is Traveler’s Breath and How Do You Steer Clear of It?

People who travel frequently can add a lot of frequent flyer miles to their accounts, but they could also add something more unpleasant for them and those who sit close to them. Traveler’s breath is real and it affects those who move around from place to place for a living. No matter what cabin you’re […]

What is a Rubber Dam Used For?

We use a rubber dam in dentistry to isolate a tooth that needs treatment, usually for a root canal procedure. This thin sheet of latex helps our dentist perform the work more efficiently and is beneficial for our patients because it is more sterile than if not used. Benefits of Using a Rubber Dam When […]

Common Procedures That Fall Under Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry is the branch of our profession that helps people who want to improve the look of their teeth or those who need reconstructive surgery after an accident. There are many procedures we can use to help you reach your goals depending on your specific situation. Types of Restorative Dentistry Procedures Our goal is […]

Cold Air Can Cause Toothaches

Cold weather is uncomfortable in a lot of different ways, but what you might not know is that cold air can actually make your teeth hurt. By better understanding how this phenomenon works, you can take steps to keep your teeth safe. Temperature Changes and Toothaches Thermal stress on the tooth structure can lead to […]

What to Know About Your First Set of Dentures

Getting your first set of dentures is a process that is both freeing and challenging. It is freeing because you may have become used to limping along with only a few teeth, and suddenly you will have a full set of teeth again. You’ll be able to enjoy foods that you may have given up […]