Why Should I Have Scaling & Root Planing Performed?

When you visited your dentist for your routine cleaning and exam, you were told that you need to have a “deep cleaning,” which is also referred to as scaling and root planing. But what is a deep cleaning? Our dentist and team at E.G.I. Dental are happy to answer any... Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Laser Dentistry

Lasers and dentistry may not appear on the surface to be a match made in oral health care heaven, but given the precise nature of lasers and their ability to accomplish tasks assigned to them, it only makes sense that lasers are used to accomplish complex dentistry procedures that often... Read more »

Mouthwash Types

Mouthwash can add just a little something to your oral hygiene routine. It can add extra protection to your smile by helping guard against decay, plaque, gingivitis, and bad breath. Mouthwash Containing Alcohol The amount of alcohol in mouthwash is small. The alcohol not only masks the taste of the... Read more »

4 Ways to Fight Your Dental Phobia

For many people, visiting the dentist is a fun break from the routine of daily life. For other people, visiting the dentist can be an anxiety-inducing experience. If you have a phobia of dental visits, you can use the following four tips to fight your fears. Determine what’s causing your... Read more »

A Tooth with a Compromised Filling Needs Timely Treatment

A filling is commonly used to repair a small dental fracture or an area of tooth enamel that has been compromised by bacterial tooth decay. While they are bonded securely to the surrounding tooth enamel and not directly vulnerable to bacteria, it is possible for a filling to experience trouble.... Read more »

A Crown Might Be Needed to Treat a Tooth with a Big Cavity

If you have a bad habit of putting off your routine dental exam at E.G.I. Dental, you are at increased risk of tooth decay. When a small cavity goes without treatment, it will gradually spread to compromise more and more of the surrounding tooth enamel. In time, the compromised area... Read more »

Veneers and Crowns: Cosmetic Dentistry at Its Finest

Dental veneers and dental crowns are cosmetic dentistry treatments at their finest. Not only are they designed to improve the look and function of your teeth, they are also extremely beneficial in creating an environment that improves your self-esteem, boosts your self-image, and enhances your standing in social circles. However,... Read more »

Can Gum Disease Cause Tooth Loss?

Do your gums seem a little different lately? Does it look as if your teeth are getting longer or your gums are glowing with color? If you have not been caring for them properly, it is likely you are beginning to experience signs of gum disease. Gum disease, also known... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at E.G.I. Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »