Questions to Ask Your Dentist if You Have Anxiety

Questions to Ask Your Dentist if You Have Anxiety

Does going to the dentist make you feel worried or uncomfortable? You aren’t alone. Dental anxiety affects an estimated 85% of patients. While dental anxiety varies in degree for each patient, it can make keeping up with semi-annual cleaning and check up appointments...
What to Know About Tooth Extraction

What to Know About Tooth Extraction

Your dental situation may one day require one of your teeth to be removed. This tooth extraction can feel more comfortable if you know what to expect from the procedure and aftermath. Here at East Erie Dental, we aim to give our patients the information they need to...
End of the Year Dental To-Do List

End of the Year Dental To-Do List

There are only two more months in 2018 – where has the time gone? The next eight weeks are busy ones, packed full of holiday get-togethers and end-of-the-year obligations. Before the rest of 2018 slips through your fingers, take some time to assure you are...
Daily Dental Habits

Daily Dental Habits

In our office, we love any reason to re-educate our patients about the importance of healthy dental habits. In October, National Dental Hygiene Month, we have the opportunity to recommit to our belief that healthy dental habits can lead to more than just a bright...
Crowns, Caps, and Veneers

Crowns, Caps, and Veneers

When you look in the mirror, are you happy with your smile? When you eat, are you able to do so comfortably and confidently? Most importantly, are you sharing your concerns or experiences with your dentist during your semi-annual checkups? Your dentist wants to work...
Common Dental Anxieties and Solutions

Common Dental Anxieties and Solutions

Does scheduling your semi-annual dental exam make you feel nervous? You are not alone. Many people experience varying degrees of dental anxiety. In fact, a study published in Dental Research Journal noted that more than 58% of people experience some type of anxiety...
About Your Child’s First Dental Visit

About Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Your oral health is anchored in your daily habits and in your semi-annual dental checkups. Now that you are a parent, you may be wondering how to transfer these dental health priorities to your child. As with most things, you can lead by example, letting your child...
What to Expect During Your Root Canal

What to Expect During Your Root Canal

For some dental patients, the words “root canal” can cause anxiety. At East Erie Dental, we find that for most patients, root canals are especially nerve-wracking simply because the patient doesn’t know what to expect. The more you know about your upcoming procedure,...
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