Author Archives: Dr. David Janash

Top Reasons For Dental Anxiety

According to recent statistics, approximately 15 percent of Americans suffer from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety, also called dental fear, is a very real condition. While dental anxiety has kept many patients from getting the dental care they need and deserve, it … Continue reading

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How Does Gum Disease Cause Tooth Loss?

While it is easy to see how you’d lose a tooth in a hard fall or if the tooth was severely decayed, it may be harder to understand how gum disease causes tooth loss. The truth is, gum disease is … Continue reading

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What Is Endodontic Re-treatment?

Root canal therapy (or endodontic treatment) is one of the most proven and time-tested methods to save a tooth that is infected. However, no dental or medical procedure is completely foolproof. There are times when the tooth may not heal … Continue reading

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Are You A Diver? See Your Dentist

Have you ever heard of barodontalgia? If you are regular scuba diver, you are probably familiar with the term. Barodontalgia refers to a toothache caused by an increase in pressure (either at high altitudes or underwater). While a person may … Continue reading

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Wisdom Teeth Removal: What To Expect

Wisdom teeth are known for causing more harm than good. Not only do they fail to add significant functional benefit, but these third set of molars also have a high likelihood of getting impacted, erupting sideways and causing other disruptions … Continue reading

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How Teeth Grinding Can Change Your Look

There is no doubt about it, teeth grinding is a bad habit. While some people clench or grind their teeth during times of stress, others do it while they sleep. Regardless of what time of day you do it, the … Continue reading

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Why a Custom Mouthguard?

A staggering amount of dental related injuries occur during sports each year. Unfortunately, these accidents aren’t restricted to boxing and football. While it may not be mandatory for your child to wear a mouthguard in his or her sport, it … Continue reading

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Upcoming Root Canal? Here’s What You Need To Know

It is certainly not a procedure everyone has to have done, but root canals are one of the most commonly performed dental treatments available. A root canal is designed to save a severely damaged, infected or decayed tooth from having … Continue reading

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Deciphering Your Tooth Discoloration

All tooth stains are not created equal. Tooth discoloration can have different causes and can appear as various colors (grey, yellow, brown, etc.) and patterns. Fortunately, today’s advancements in cosmetic dentistry make it possible to reverse most types of dental … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy: Tips From Your Dentist

That time of year is approaching when dentists across the nation cringe: Halloween. While we can’t make everyone hand out toothbrushes and apples, we can educate you on some tips to follow when it comes to Halloween candy and your … Continue reading

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