pain

Bigger is NOT Always Better

Biting Off More than You Can Chew?   It is becoming more and more common for many of us to grab a bite to eat in a hurry. We, as Americans, have grown accustomed to larger food portions, but our mouths have not…and trying to fit that oversized sandwich into your mouth might be worse […]

Safety First

Recent news of the Connecticut dentist charged in the death of a 64-year old patient during a procedure has unfortunately put a spotlight on the safety and role of anesthesia in dental procedures. It is helpful to understand the reasons why patients need dental anesthesia. Beyond the obvious need to control and appropriately manage pain […]