Strategies for Pulling a Loose Tooth the Right Way

July 17, 2024 | Carmel

It’s perfectly normal to have questions and even a bit of anxiety about handling a loose tooth. You want to address it without causing your child any undue stress or discomfort. That’s why David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry has put together this guide. Below, we provide you with practical strategies and friendly advice about how to handle a loose tooth. And their post-lose dental care? Yeah, we’ll take care of that for you!

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Navigating the World of Dental Insurance

May 19, 2024 | Carmel

In the transition into adulthood, young adults face many decisions that mark their passage into independence. Among these, choosing dental insurance might not seem like a priority. However, it’s a crucial step toward maintaining oral health and overall well-being. At David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we understand that dental care and insurance can be confusing and frustrating. There’s so much to track, so we’ve put everything you need to know in this guide.

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Why Your Teeth Shift as You Age

March 14, 2024 | Carmel

Teeth are more than just the pearly whites we flash in our best selfies; they’re the core of our oral health and sometimes reflect our overall well-being. One common concern for many of our patients is the slight shift they may notice in their teeth over the years. This subtle yet significant change can lead to various complications, from aesthetic concerns to functional issues. As dental care experts, it’s vital we help you understand why your teeth move with age, how to prevent undesirable shifts, and why proactive dental care with David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is non-negotiable.

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Top 5 Most Complicated Dental Procedures Explained

January 11, 2024 | Carmel

Dental procedures can range from simple to complex, and some of them may require a particular level of expertise in the dental field. Not all dentists have the training, skill, or knowledge to perform more complicated cosmetic dentistry procedures, which is why you might need to see several specialists. But here at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we’ve been on the leading edge of providing full, comprehensive dental care to our patients. And sometimes, that means tackling some of the most complicated dental procedures. But what exactly are those? Allow us to explain/

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Why Toothpaste is More Important Than You Think

September 19, 2023 | Carmel

We all know that brushing our teeth is an essential part of our daily routine, but we don’t always give a lot of thought to the importance of toothpaste. You might even question whether toothpaste is really necessary or just a marketing gimmick to boost the sales of toothbrushes. In truth, toothpaste serves a vital purpose in maintaining our dental health. Here is why your dental team at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry encourages you to use toothpaste when caring for your teeth at home.

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Top 5 Most Complicated Dental Procedures

May 10, 2023 | Carmel

Dental issues can be a real pain in the gums, and sometimes simple procedures are not enough to solve the problem. From implants to root canals, there are various complicated dental procedures that we perform here at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry to alleviate oral health issues. If you have ever been through one of these complicated procedures, or if you are about to undergo one, you must be wondering what makes the procedures so complex. Well, if that’s the case, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s dive into why these are the top 5 most complicated dental procedures.

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The Most Common Dental Issues for Kids

November 10, 2022 | Carmel

If you have kids, then you know that they can be a handful – especially when it comes to dental care. Many parents don’t realize how important it is to start taking care of their child’s teeth early on. Dental problems are some of the most common issues kids face, and if they’re not treated properly, they can lead to more serious health issues down the road. Here at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we specialize in pediatric dentistry, helping parents (and kids) navigate the challenges associated with these five common dental issues.

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Treat TMD with One of These 5 Common Options

July 15, 2022 | Carmel

TMD, or temporomandibular disorder, is a condition that affects the jaw joint. Symptoms can include pain in the jaw, neck, and shoulders and difficulty opening and closing your mouth. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to contact your dental team here at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry right away. Many treatment options are available for TMD, and the best option for you will depend on the severity of your condition. Keep reading to learn the top five common TMD treatment options we use.

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Top 5 Reasons Your Child has Bad Breath

May 13, 2022 | Carmel

Bad breath in children can be due to a number of reasons, some more serious than others. Therefore, if your child has bad breath, it is vital to find out the cause and address it as soon as possible. The best way to solve this problem for your child is to talk to their pediatric dentist here at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. So, let’s discuss the top five reasons why your child may have bad breath.

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5 Scenarios that Lead to Tooth Extraction

March 11, 2022 | Carmel

Your permanent teeth should stay in your head, and the team at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry do everything in our power to keep it that way. However, sometimes scenarios arise when an adult tooth extraction is the only option. In most cases, an extraction is our last resort to correct your dental concern. Here is a list of five of the most common situations we run into.

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