First Dental Visit

When should a child first visit the dentist? Establishing a Dental Home by Age 1  As a mother, I am often asked questions by other mothers regarding their child’s dental care. I don’t mind. I love talking about dentistry and dental care. What these questions have made me realize, however, is that there are a lot of moms with a lot of questions out there! I intend to use this blog to answer some of the most commonly asked questions. […]

Sensitive Teeth: Causes, Treatments and How Dr. Nadeau and Dr. Krause Can Help

Ahhhhhh… We have made it to Summer! As we enjoy the beautiful warm weather and the sunshine this time of year seems to demand throwing caution to the wind and indulging in all kinds of cold treats. Who doesn’t love an ice cream cone on a hot day? Or a popsicle or a freezie? Kids are notorious for asking for these cold treats and as adults we often find ourselves enjoying them as well. Besides the obvious diet factor (“I […]

Dental Anesthesia Reversal. Use OraVerse to Get Rid of the Numb feeling!

FEEL NORMAL FASTER With OraVerse™ Most patients have experienced the discomfort of prolonged numbness, the uncomfortable side effect that accompanies dental anesthesia.  At our practice we’re pleased to share a solution for this issue – OraVerse™, which can help you feel, speak, smile, and drink normally in approximately half the time after receiving local anesthetic. Usually, numbness after dental procedures can last for up to five hours following the treatment. This often causes embarrassment, as well as an unpleasant sensation […]

Traumatic Dental Injuries

Traumatic dental injuries never seem to happen at a convenient time, do they? Since the majority of after hours emergency calls involve some sort of traumatic event we thought we would compile a list of the most common dental injuries and how they are to be treated. In the primary/baby teeth peak incidences of trauma are seen around the age of 2-3 years (when motor coordination is developing and children start moving around on their own). By the age of […]

Mouthguards Save Smiles

     Welcome to the new Farmington Village Dental blog!  With Spring sports in full swing it’s time to think about the teeth of all those little athletes out there.      The well-documented benefits of a healthy lifestyle have been embraced by intelligent adults everywhere. Did you know that wearing a custom-fitted, professionally made athletic mouthguard is considered to be a vital part of that healthy lifestyle? The benefits of professional athletic guards are well known to dentists but you may […]