Feeling nervous about going to the dentist? You’re not alone. One in every five people feels enough anxiety about visiting the dental office that they delay important treatments.
Advancements in dental technology and sedation dentistry 一 and even an increase in gentle dentistry practices 一 hasn’t changed the rate of general dental anxiety in the past 50 years. So what causes some people to be wary of going to the dentist?
There is a lot of talk about radiation -- from the sun, minerals in the soil, household appliances, and also dental x-rays. It is wise to be cautious about the amount of radiation that you are exposed to, so fortunately you take ease in that the dose of radiation you are exposed to during the taking of dental x-rays is extremely small, especially with our digital x-ray technology. Our hygienist, Michelle Sensat, has done some interesting research about dental x-rays.
At the start of the 2015 Smiles For Life campaign, the Boger Dental team promised our patients that if we reached our goal that we would take a pie in our faces. Thanks to our awesome patient community, we not only reached this year's goal, but exceeded it! Since 2008, together we have raised $180,277 for children's charities.
SWISH, GARGLE, SPIT – simple, right? Mouthwash is usually seen as an addition to your oral health, the cherry on top of your hygiene routine. But are you using the right kind, and are you using it correctly?
Calling All Yellow Smiles!
Let us help you whiten your teeth and together we can brighten the lives of children in need! We are kicking off our 11th annual Smiles For Life campaign. Thanks to the generosity of our patients, so far over the past decade we have raised $203,189 for locally-based children’s charities.