Chances are that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you will in the future; in a 2012 study, it was found that 91% of American adults between the ages of 20 and 64 had suffered from tooth decay at some point. So what’s the solution to this all-to-common problem? You’ve probably heard of dental fillings being used to treat cavities, but what are they exactly? And once you have them, will they last? A dentist in Bedford has the answers.(more…)
September 18, 2019
August 20, 2019
You take a breath of cool fall air, and a jolt of pain shoots through your mouth. You’ve never felt this kind of toothache before, but it doesn’t seem to go away, not even with over-the-counter pain relievers. You visit your dentist who tells you that you need a root canal in order to save the tooth. Now you’re nervous. You don’t even know what a root canal is. Luckily, we’ve put together this guide with everything you need to know about getting a root canal in Bedford.(more…)
July 18, 2019
You’ve been feeling self-conscious about your crooked teeth, but you’re too old to get braces. Besides, you don’t want to give up popcorn and taffy. Lucky for you, there are other options – the clear aligners of Invisalign. These aligners gradually straighten your teeth as you wear them, making them a great way to subtly perfect your smile. Keep reading as we learn more about clear aligners and how they work.(more…)
June 12, 2019
When you visit your dentist for your semi-annual checkups and cleanings, it’s a huge component of maintaining a healthy smile. One factor of preventive care that people often forget about is dental X-rays. Getting routine digital radiographs can keep your oral health out of harm’s way. Read on to learn what kind of problems X-rays can detect and how they can help your dentist tackle potential threats to your mouth.(more…)
April 24, 2019
Although you never expect to need oral surgery, it may be necessary to protect the health or function of your smile. If you find yourself in this position, it often means being referred to an oral surgeon. At PeaksView Dental, we do not want to send you to an unfamiliar location. We strive to provide all the treatments you need in-house. We offer several surgical services to help you maintain a healthy smile from one caring dentist.
March 11, 2019
The dreaded root canal. You’re literally cringing just thinking about it, especially after hearing what your dad’s best friend’s oldest daughter had to say about hers. Listen, don’t buy into the myth that root canals are painful procedures. In fact, you might be surprised to know that they’re not nearly as painful as you think! Read on to find out more about the procedure and why it’s better to have a root canal to save your tooth than have it removed.(more…)
February 4, 2019
Has your dentist recently recommended you receive a dental crown to save a damaged tooth? Your first thought may be to delay the treatment because you do not have time for multiple appointments. What if you could get the high-quality restoration you need in just one day? Now you can with same day crowns. Although they are created in a single visit, they are equally durable as those made using the traditional method. With E4D technology, you can skip the headache and the hassle to get the custom-crown you need.
January 4, 2019
While standing in front of the mirror wearing a clean, white shirt, you notice it as plain as day—your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be. Why? How did they get to be that way? And what’s more, how can you get your bright, white smile back? Get the answers to your questions here from your cosmetic dentist.(more…)
December 1, 2018
Do you have dental insurance? Each year, billions of dollars in dental benefits are wasted due to lack of knowledge on how to use them. Thankfully, your dentist has a guide on how to maximize your insurance as well as what treatments are typically covered. Keep reading to learn how to save money and take care of your oral health at the same time!(more…)
November 29, 2018
In times past, it was common for patients with severe decay and damage to their teeth to opt for a tooth extraction because it seemed to be the simplest and most cost-effective solution. The problems that can arise from having a missing tooth far outweigh the benefits of the extraction, though. Read on to learn why receiving restorative care is a much better option for your oral health.