Tooth sensitivity

Ouch! Why is My Tooth So Sensitive?

Ouch!  Why is my tooth so sensitive??? What causes tooth sensitivity? Tooth wear ➔ Incorrect brushing technique, night grinding, and excessively frequent intake of acidic foods.  Once the protective layers of enamel and dentin become thin, the harmful stimuli can irritate the pulp easily to elicit pain. Dental caries ➔ As decay invades the dentin, […]

I Want Some Laughing Gas!

What is Nitrous Oxide? Nitrous oxide gas is commonly referred to as “laughing gas.” The process requires inhalation of nitrous oxide & oxygen to create a sedated, relaxed effect. Nitrous has been safely used in dentistry since the mid 19th century. Since nitrous has been around for so long it has been studied over many […]