General Dental

What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants?

For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. But many dental insurance companies don’t cover teeth implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly, dental insurance companies rarely make coverage decisions based on

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Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

Now, denture wearers have an amazing new tooth replacement option. Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide numerous advantages over standard dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Offers up to 100% natural chewing function The upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate Comfortable Little or no gum irritation Doesn’t reduce the speaking ability Strong

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Is Tooth Sensitivity a Dental Emergency?

You can experience tooth sensitivity when the enamel of your teeth starts to thin. Or when nerves in your teeth become exposed. You may feel pain only when you drink hot or cold liquids. Or it could take place any time you chew. Is tooth sensitivity a dental emergency? If tooth sensitivity comes on suddenly,

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What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?

In today’s post, we discuss fillings. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are comprised of a mixture of glass or quartz and resin which results in a natural tooth-colored material. They are extremely durable when bonded to the tooth with adhesive. What is an amalgam filling? Amalgam fillings are also called “silver fillings” though

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Think It’s Not Necessary To Replace Missing Back Teeth?

Some men and women who lose a posterior tooth question whether to replace it. After all, it doesn’t show when you smile and there are other teeth to take over the chewing functions. Why not avert the expense to replace it and save some money? Actually, there are several important reasons to replace a back

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What Can Fluoride Do For You?

Hello, and welcome to Dental Care Today PC – E. Dale Behner DDS. Today’s post focuses on fluoride: ‘What is it, exactly, and why is it so beneficial to your dental health?’ The Miracle Mineral Fluoride is a mineral, plain and simple. Fluoride occurs naturally in different foods as well as in water. Many adjust

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7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

Men and women who have chronic bad breath understand the embarrassment and frustration associated with this malady. There are several possible causes, some that are often overlooked: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on dentures Gum disease Food particles on tonsils Dry mouth At Dental Care Today PC – E. Dale Behner DDS,

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What Are All Those X-Rays For?

JUST ABOUT ANYONE who’s been to the dentist has had dental X-rays taken, but how much do…

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Dental Care Today PC – E. Dale Behner DDS: Calming Root Canal Fears

In Fishers, Indiana a dentist’s office is sometimes seen as a painful and scary place. Dental Care Today PC – E. Dale Behner DDS located at 9744 Lantern Rd Fishers, Indiana 46037 tries to discourage that image with friendly staff and qualified dentists. However, endodontic therapy, a dental procedure commonly known as a root canal,

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From Dental Health to Overall Health

WHEN WE THINK of being healthy, how much are we thinking about oral health? Just because we go to our dentists for oral health concerns and physicians for overall health concerns, it doesn’t mean there’s no connection between the two. The Mouth Is the Bridge Between Body and World If the eyes are the window

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