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Why Root Canals Are Nothing to Fear Mar 17th, 2021

You’re not alone if the mere thought of a root canal sends shivers down your spine. It turns out that two-thirds of Americans say they fear the pain of having a root canal. Root canals have a longstanding reputation for being painful. Some stories about root canals may go back...

The Amazing Versatility of Dental Veneers Feb 17th, 2021

Do you like what you see in the mirror when you smile? If not, there’s something you should know. Dental veneers can quickly, easily, and quite beautifully transform your appearance. Veneers can improve nearly every cosmetic concern you might have with your teeth. That may sound too good to be...

Did You Know You Can Get Botox Treatments From Your Dentist? Jan 20th, 2021

Botox® does such an exceptional job of rejuvenating your appearance that it has been the top minimally invasive cosmetic procedure for nearly two decades. But Botox isn’t just for erasing deep wrinkles. Botox got its start as a medical treatment. Back in the 1980s, it was approved for treating eyelid...

Dental Implants: All of Your Questions Answered Dec 8th, 2020

A gapped-tooth grin in a child can be cute, but a missing tooth in an adult quickly loses its charm. And 178 million Americans have lost at least one tooth, and 40 million are missing all of them. A missing tooth (or teeth) is not only an aesthetic concern; it...

Something to Smile About Jun 26th, 2019

Smiling is contagious and the experts say that we should just do more of it! There have been numerous studies on the benefits of smiling and it has been shown to lower stress, boost immune health, improve mental health, and can make you more attractive and approachable to other people....

Let’s Talk about It… it Won’t Hurt my Feelings Jun 25th, 2019

A good dentist knows that some people don’t enjoy going to the dentist. But a great dentist will do all they can to help their less-than-enthusiastic patients have the best experience possible during their visit. Some studies suggest that more than 50% of dental patients have some degree of fear...

It's time for that spring cleaning Apr 30th, 2019

According to this 2016 report, 95% of American adults surveyed consider oral health critical to their overall well-being. But despite these results, fewer than 40% actually visit their dentist for routine cleanings and preventative care two times a year, as recommended. Here at Dr. Linda Kay Nichols, we believe that...