Categories for Oral Health

How Pregnancy Affects Your Teeth

Pregnancy is a time full of physical transformations, for you and your baby. Needless to say, being pregnant also has an impact on your oral health. Check out our blog post to see how pregnancy affects your teeth and gums.

Stress-Free Children’s Dentistry

Taking your child to the dentist twice a year for regular cleanings and examinations is one of the best things you can do for their health. But sometimes, children can think the dentist is scary with all of the unfamiliar sights, sounds, and people. Read our blog post to see how we tailor our services to pediatric patients and ways we help alleviate dental anxiety for them.

How Harmful Is Nighttime Teeth Grinding?

Do you wake up with a tender jaw or persistent headache? Or maybe you’ve noticed wear to the surface of your teeth? You may be grinding your teeth at night, while you sleep. Read our blog post to learn more about teeth grinding, known as bruxism.

Frequently Asked Questions About Root Canals

Root canals surely don’t have the best reputation when it comes to dental treatments. There are plenty of myths swirling around about the restorative procedure. To clear up some of the basics, read our blog post for answers to the most frequently asked questions we get about root canals.

Versatile Dental Implants in Indianapolis

Modern dental implants have been around since the 1970s, but they’ve improved significantly since those early days. They are one of the best tooth replacements because they look and feel very similar to a natural tooth. Read our blog post to learn about dental implants and see how versatile are they.

How to Ease Your Nerves at the Dentist

Going to the dentist isn’t most people’s idea of a fun time, but some experience quite a bit of anxiety about it. This anxiety can lead you to delay necessary procedures like cleanings and exams. Check out our blog post to see how you can ease your nerves with sedation dentistry.

Dr. Sitaram Now On Staff as an Oral Surgeon at St. Francis Hospital!

Dr. Dipesh Sitaram is an experienced and talented oral surgeon. In addition to continuing his work at Dental Solutions of Avon/Indy, he will also be on staff at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis! Read our blog post to learn more about Dr. Sitaram’s credentials and what this new position at St. Francis Hospital can do for your smile!

What Happens if TMJ/TMD Goes Untreated?

Believe it or not, there are many who struggle with jawbone issues. If you’ve had jaw pain, often suffer from lockjaw, or are struggling with headaches, you may have temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as TMD. Read our blog post to see what happens if TMJ/TMD goes untreated.

How to Prevent Calcification on Teeth

Calcium is a vital mineral. It helps build bones, allows our blood to clot, and so much more. But what happens when we have calcium buildup on our teeth? Check out our blog post where we discuss how to prevent and treat excessive calcification on teeth.