Odontologist selecting dental crown to beaming client

Your smile is your greeting to the world, sending the right message in any language or any culture. While a smile would ideally last a lifetime, sometimes life itself has other plans and accidents occur. Time can also take a toll, leading to damaged, discolored, or poorly aligned teeth. When that happens, it can have […]

Tooth extraction

Socket preservation after tooth extraction is an important part of the healing process because it helps the patient recover more quickly while preventing an especially painful condition called dry socket. Also known as alveolar osteitis, dry socket is an inflammation of the alveolar bone (the thick ridge of the jaw bone which contains the tooth […]

dentist reopen

We are excited to announce that Queen City Dental Arts will be re-opening on Monday, May 11th. We know this has been a challenging and often confusing time for many of our patients, and we’re happy to be available again for your regular dental care. We’re carefully monitoring both the evolving situation around the COVID-19 […]

It goes without saying healthy teeth are important. Your smile is your calling card to the world, and healthy teeth and gums help you chew, eat, and speak properly. While your teeth are some of the strongest structures in the human body and will last a lifetime if well cared for, sometimes accidents do happen. […]

To start, it’s important to know what constitutes a genuine dental emergency. If you’re experiencing any of the following, please contact your dentist or an emergency room immediately: Severe toothache Dental abscess  Loose tooth Knocked-out tooth A broken tooth or large piece of a tooth is missing Large crack or chip in a tooth With […]

Root canals are a staple of pop culture, chiefly as a metaphor for extreme pain. Whether played for laughs or for fear, root canals are everywhere in television, movies, and fiction. Despite all of this attention, many people are still unclear as to what a root canal actually is and what it does. A relatively […]

dental implants consultation

Also called endosseous implants or just fixtures, dental implants are surgically implanted components that support a dental prosthesis such as an artificial tooth. They serve a number of roles in implanting bridges, dentures, artificial teeth, and facial prosthetics. While a variety of dental implants exist, the most common dental implants function as replacement tooth roots, […]

dental hygiene

The foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles, dental hygiene is a set of practices and regular cleanings intended to keep the teeth and gums clean and healthy. While some of these tasks are performed daily and others far less frequently, the end goal is the same: removal of debris and plaque and the prevention […]