Dr. Kevin Dann Blog

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe for My Child to Use?

November 27, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 3:08 pm

woman child happy smiling Nothing feels worse than putting your child through something that you know they’re scared of. Even if you know it’s best for them and their health, having to see the fear in their eyes as they reach for you is enough to break any parent’s heart!

Your local dentist understands this and knows that some children need sedation to complete their necessary dental treatments. Plus, it can save parents a bit of heartbreak.

After all, it’s important not to delay your child’s treatment for they will face many more fearful dental visits that are not only more expensive but painful if their smile begins to fail in health.


Are Porcelain Veneers or Cosmetic Bonding Right for Me?

October 14, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: , — drkevindann @ 4:08 pm

Close up of attractive smileYour teeth serve an important role. They involve more than just helping you chew and speak. They are also important for your self-esteem and how others form their first impressions when meeting you. Unfortunately, if you have cosmetic flaws, you likely feel insecure and judged based on their appearance. Do not worry. You are not alone. In fact, it is estimated that one-third of adults do not like how their teeth look. Now, due to advancements in dentistry, you do not have to live with the imperfections. You can get the flawless smile that you have always wanted with porcelain veneers or cosmetic bonding.

I Have a Broken Tooth – Can I Visit an Emergency Dentist?

October 11, 2017

Woman holding cold compress to faceEmergencies of all kinds can be painful and stressful, but when you have a plan of action before an emergency occurs, the situation may feel a little less frightening. That includes preparing for dentistry emergencies. An emergency dentist will usually offer same day appointments, and even if they are unable to see you on the same day, they will walk you through how to care for your smile at home. Broken teeth are some of the most often treated injuries by an emergency dentist. Repairing these teeth, relieving pain, and protecting your smile during these situations is possible with help from a restorative dentist. That means you can take a deep breath and rely on an emergency dentist to renew your smile if you break a tooth.

Oral Hygiene at Every Age

September 27, 2017

Pregnant Woman Brushing TeethYou have probably made a lot of changes throughout your life. You don’t wear the same styles you did as a child. You don’t like the same books or have the same hobbies. At every age, we embrace our changing selves, but many people don’t know their oral hygiene routines should change too. Keep reading to find out more about how to keep your smile healthy at every age and stage of dental development.

Wisdom Teeth: Remove or Not to Remove

September 15, 2017

Filed under: family Dentistry — Tags: , , , — drkevindann @ 11:22 pm

highlighted wisdom toothHaving wisdom teeth extracted is practically a right of passage. The fact of the matter is, however, most people are not bothered by their wisdom teeth—at least not until after the surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Then, there may be stitches, swelling, a sore jaw, and a week or more on a diet of soft foods.

Now, however, dentists and other oral health professionals are beginning to question whether this procedure is absolutely necessary. There is evidence to suggest that for some, the risk outweighs the possible benefits. Read on to learn more.


Are Your Ready for a Smile Makeover in M5R 3K4?

June 11, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — drkevindann @ 4:11 am

Get a smile makeover in M5R 3K4 to love the appearance of your teeth.Are you insecure about the appearance of your teeth? You are not alone. It is estimated that two-thirds of adults are dissatisfied with their smile. While genetics and age often cause cosmetic flaws, lifestyle habits, trauma, and poor dental health can also be the root cause of the issue. While it may seem like you have no choice but to live with the damage and imperfections, you do have options. Dr. Kevin Dann will give you a smile makeover in M5R 3K4 to transform the beauty of your teeth.

Are You A Dental Implant Candidate?

May 15, 2017

Smiling senior womanStart by answering the following questions:

  • Am I missing one or more teeth?
  • Am I healthy enough for basic medical procedures?
  • Have I struggled with gum disease?
  • Have I experienced an adverse reaction to anesthesia or surgery in the past?

If you said yes to the first two questions and no to the second two, you may be a good candidate for dental implants. The answers to these questions and others will help our team determine whether or not dental implant supported tooth replacement is the safest and most effective solution for you. Our goal at Dentistry Asleep is always to ensure our patients experience completely safe, pain and stress free dental care, and that includes making sure patients are good candidates for dental implants before recommending this advanced treatment solution.

Dental Implants In M5R 3K4 Improve More Than Just Looks

April 14, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 1:00 am

When thinking about replacing your missing teeth, you should consider the gold-standard upgrade: dental implants in M5R 3K4. Although you hate to admit it, your teeth don’t give you a reason to smile. You’ve got some noticeable blank spots in your grin, and you’re finally ready to replace your missing teeth. You’re checking out your options for artificial restorations, and have questions dental implants in M5R 3K4. Luckily for you, the team at Dentistry Asleep have the expertise you need. In this post, Dr. Kevin Dann teaches you all the other reasons why this prosthetic option is great for your smile, aside from your looks.


Dental First Aid Tips From Your Emergency Dentist in M5R3K4

March 14, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 7:11 pm

Find out what to do when a dental emergency happens from Dr. Kevin Dann, the premier emergency dentist in M5R3K4. It was a beautiful Spring day and you decided to go for a bike ride in the park. As you coasted down Rosedale Valley Rd, you were relaxed and at ease, when you suddenly hit a rock that caused you to take a tumble. You knocked out one of your teeth in the bike crash – not what you were expecting from a leisurely weekend trek. Luckily for you, you already work with Dr. Kevin Dann, the premier emergency dentist in M5R3K4, who was able to save your smile. In this post, he educates you on what to do when a dental emergency happens and how you can help maintain your teeth in an urgent oral health situation.


Dental Crowns in M5R 3K4 Restore Strong, Stable Smiles!

March 13, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 9:27 pm

There’s an old saying that goes, “A team is only as strong as its weakest link.” This statement is usually true. It’s even relatable in dentistry. Essentially, your teeth and gums work together as individual members of our mouth’s team to create a strong, stable smile. Why risk the stability of one of the most important teams in your body? For instance, if you find yourself with a cracked tooth because of hard blow to your jaw, and ignore necessary treatment for that fragile tooth, you’re leaving your smile vulnerable to the spread of infection and even tooth loss. Dental crowns in M5R 3K4 are offered by Dr. Dann to keep our patient’s smiles stable and durable.


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