What’s in a Root Canal?

Crown

You have no doubt heard of a root canal. Those two words induce a whole world of presumed pain for some people, even if they’re not entirely sure what a “root canal” is. Years of misbelief and misinformation have perpetuated the idea that, whatever a root canal may be, it can’t be good. However, the […]

Gum Recession And The Best Way To Treat It

Understanding Gum Recession Have you ever looked at your teeth and noticed how exposed they look? Maybe the top part a tooth looks higher than the others, as if it were longer. You might feel serious sensitivity on these teeth, or through your gum line. It may not be very noticeable to you at first, […]

How To Know If You Have TMJ Due To Clenching Or Grinding Your Teeth

How do you know if you have TMj and how can you best treat it? Do you ever find yourself clenching or grinding your teeth? It’s something many people do, and often times it’s done without thinking. It’s likely done out of habit, stress, or nervousness, and it can cause serious damage to your teeth. […]

Veneer Maintenance

WHAT ARE THE BEST WAYS TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR VENEERS?​ Brush & Floss It’s easy to overlook, but just because you have veneers, doesn’t mean you have to work less hard to maintain your oral hygiene. It’s important to keep carefully brushing and flossing your teeth now that you have veneers. Other than giving […]

Sinus Lift

how does a sinus lift improve your chances of getting dental implants? If you’re interested in getting dental implants, you need to make sure the bones in your mouth are able to handle it. Due to implants being drilled into bone, it must be determined whether you’re a fit candidate. One obstacle that might get […]

Wisdom Teeth: Do You Need Them Removed?

Dr. Patty's Dental Boutique in Fort Lauderdale.

It is very rare that your dentist will agree that your wisdom teeth may be okay to keep. “As long as they’re healthy!” is no longer a good enough reason to keep them as you will still have to watch for signs of trouble. If the trouble happens when you’re 70 years old, you’ll then […]