If you need a dental procedure, you might wonder whether you need to take antibiotics first. Like so much in life, the answer is “it depends.” Dentists do recommend that certain patients take antibiotics before some procedures. However, antibiotic prophylaxis is not routinely recommended for all patients. Here is what you should know. read more →

Over time, it can be easy to lapse into an attitude of “if they aren’t broken, why fix them?” about dental care. Let’s face it … going to the dentist and holding back your urge to swallow while someone pokes around in your mouth with their fingers, sharp objects, and cumbersome tools is not typically.. read more →